About us

Cosmetics Clusters – the International Network is the international clusters network dedicated to innovation in cosmetics.

Cosmetics Clusters was founded upon the request of 18 cosmetics clusters worldwide, wishing to share good practices in cosmetics, and work on common projects.

Cosmetics Clusters was launched in the 2016 edition of the Cosmetic 360 fair in Paris, the international exhibition dedicated to innovations and solutions for the perfumery and cosmetics industry, organized by the French cluster Cosmetic Valley.

Download the founding project

25 clusters are part of the network :

  • 4 members from Africa
  • 13 members from Europe
  • 4 members from Asia
  • 1 member from French Polynesia
  • 2 members from South America
  • 1 members from North America

Discover who they are

Read the member guide 


1/ Benchmarking and cooperation at the benefit of our enterprises  

Each year, the network meets at the occasion of Cosmetic 360 exhibition fair in Paris and enjoy BtoB sessions, presentation of members’ expertise, etc…

See 2016 annual meeting report >>

See 2017 annual meeting report >>

See 2018 annual meeting report >>

2/ Cosmetopoeia

By gathering members worldwide, we gather a unique diversity of cosmetics ingredients and know-hows. Cosmetopoeia concept (More information >>) is meant to valorize this diversity. Therefore, capitalizing on each  member’s knowledge was clearly identified as an objective of the network.

Watch presentations of worldwide cosmetics ingredients made by our members

Watch presentations of international expertises along the cosmetics value chain

3/ Cosmetics4Wellbeing European project

Cosmtics4wellbeing tells a nice story of cooperation and is one of the outcome of Cosmetics Clusters – the International Network.

C4W project gathers 4 European members of the network around one common objective : build a European sustainable strategy of internationalization toward third markets.

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Cosmetics4Wellbeing project has received funding from the European Union’s COSME Programme (2014-2020).