“The Cosmetic Victories” competition is back for its 7th edition …
“The Cosmetic Victories”, what is it ?
The first edition of “The Cosmetic Victories” competition was launched in 2015. From this moment, the adventure has continued every year, sponsored by the Cosmetic Valley – ESSEC endowment fund.
The competition, recognized by the profession, aims to reward and promote students, researchers, start-ups & SMEs in charge of innovative projects, related to the perfume and cosmetics industry. It also aims to promote the research & innovation that will participate in the future of the cosmetics industry.
What about the prizes ?
-The Academic Prize : awards the research excellency. PhD students, post-doctoral fellows and researchers can apply to this prize.
-The Industry Prize : awards the best cosmetic innovation of the year. Managers of business-creation projects, innovative start-ups and SMEs can apply to this prize.
If you win one of these prizes, you will obtain : €10 000, the recognition by the profession & an international exposure !
-A primary or applied research project that meets the new technical challenges of the cosmetic industry?
-An innovative project with an application of the cosmetics industry’s value chain (raw materials, formulation, packaging, tests, finished goods…) ?
-An innovative project which can be the result of technology transfer from other sectors to the cosmetic field?
They tried their luck in 2021 !
-Laureate of the Academic Prize : “Bio-inspired Microgels for Cosmetics “by Laurent Billon from “Institut des Sciences Analytiques et de Physico-Chimie pour l’Environnement et les Matériaux, UMR CNRS/UPPA 5254, Université de Pau et Pays de l’Adour UPPA” (France).
-Laureate of the Industry Prize : “Biorefinery-based technology in Smart Delivery Systems” by Pr. Marcin Lukaszewicz & Dr Agnieszka Lewinska from “InventionBio SA” (Poland).
What about you ?