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Future of Formulations in Cosmetics Summit

Date: 16th May 2018 - 17th May 2018 Location: Barcelona - Spain
Technical & Marketing Approaches of Ongoing and Forthcoming Formula Developments

Considering the thrive of the cosmetic industry, product formulators have a lot to look forward to when it comes to innovation & creativity.

Following  the success of its previous editions, we are pleased to announce the 4th Future of Formulations in Cosmetics Summit will be coming back to Barcelona, Spain on the 16th & 17th May 2018.

Through extensive industry research and the aid of our Agenda Committee Members, this year we have put together a two day programme with extensive insights on formulation from various cosmetic product perspectives.

The conference will take an in-depth look into the most pressing matters in the cosmetic industry, such as: raw material availability; educating consumers on the right use & dosage of products; the sustainability matter and how the industry is tackling it; textures & sensorial experience developments; the protection side of cosmetics; adapting to consumer trends; the impact of microbiome on formulation; as well as finding & developing products for everybody.

These themes will be addressed through case studies, given by key industry experts, and highly interactive panels including all conference participants.

Join us in Barcelona to take part in this exciting new edition of the event, to learn from your peers and engage in great networking opportunities!


16th May 2018
17th May 2018


Krisztina Maria Szabo – Commercial Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0603


TRYP Barcelona Apolo
Av. del Para lel, 57-59
Barcelona, 08004 Spain

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+34 912 76 47 47
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For this 4th edition of the event, we have gathered some key industry players to form an advisory committee and help us build the conference agenda, on top of our research.

  • Andrea Mitarotonda, Chief Research & Innovation Officer, Neal’s Yard Remedies
  • Paolo Camattari, Formulation Technology Manager, Oriflame
  • Tom Hornshøj-Møller, R&D Manager, Urtekram International A/S
  • Danai Georgiou, Cosmetologist, R&D Manager, APIVITA SA
  • Eva Baldaro, Technical Director, Hallstar
  • Marie Drago, Founder, Gallinée
  • Philippe Papadimitriou, Scientific Director, Hormeta
  • Fabrice Sauvez, Regulatory Affairs, L’Oréal
  • Raw Materials
  • Protection & Anti-Ageing
  • Textures & Sensorial Experience
  • Using Cosmetics Right
  • Sustainability & Green Chemistry
  • Personalisation: A Solution to Everybody
  • Less is More & Anti-Ingredients: How to Respond & Adapt to Consumer Trends & Stakeholder Demand
  • Microbiome
  • Innovation & Creativity in Formulation
  • Clara Le Berre, Senior Technology Chemist Colour Cosmetic & Skincare, Oriflame
  • Syed Hussain Abbas, Head of R&D and QC, Seville Products – IFFCO
  • Javier Castaño, President, Spanish Association of Cosmetics Ingredients (AEIC)
  • Andrea Mitarotonda, Chief Research & Innovation Officer, Neal’s Yard Remedies
  • Eva Baldaro, Technical Director, Hallstar
  • Sophie Cambos, Valorisation Manager, SEPPIC
  • Lovisa Ringstad, Deputy Head of Section, Formulation Department, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
  • Jürgen Vollhardt, Principal Scientist Personal Care, DSM
  • Dr. Majella Lane, Senior Lecturer Pharmaceutics, University College London
  • Tom Hornshøj-Møller, R&D Manager, Urtekram International A/S
  • Emma Dawes, Technical Specialist, The Soil Association
  • Maria Del Mar Arasa, R&D Director, Sepai Beauticeutical Division
  • Kimberly La Fleur, Brand Manager, Maesa
  • Marie Drago, Founder, Gallinée
  • Nick Wallen, Founder, JooMo
  • Kit Wallen Russell, R&D Director, JooMo
  • Kim-Davy Hoeu, Director of Product Innovation, Scentbird
  • Mark Evans, Commercial Director Europe, Inolex


If you would like to be considered as a speaker, with a 20-30 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Lauriane Pardoux

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0632

Email[email protected]

Cosmetic product / ingredient formulators, product development scientists, product technologists, raw material suppliers, regulatory affairs specialists,  personal care brand owners, natural cosmetic /ingredient producers, consultants, cosmetic associations, equity firms and individuals interested  in the growing cosmetic business.


SEPPIC is a subsidiary of the Air Liquide group in the Healthcare business. SEPPIC designs and markets specialty ingredients for health and beauty.

Present in 100 countries through its subsidiaries and its network of distributors, SEPPIC employs 700 people worldwide, including 100 employees dedicated to innovation.

 Prized for its proximity and reliability, SEPPIC inspires its customers worldwide with a unique combination of scientific expertise in the fields of chemistry, formulation and substantiation. This covers polymers, surfactants and emulsion technologies, biology, immunology, transformation of natural products.
As a subsidiary of Air Liquide Healthcare, SEPPIC contributes to the continuum of care by advancing prevention and well-being through sustainable innovation.


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INOLEX is a leading independent global cosmetic ingredients company at the forefront of design and development of novel technologies to meet changing demands of the worlds Beauty Care and Cosmetic Industries. INOLEX innovation includes non-toxic technologies for preserving cosmetics, high performance polymers for sun care applications, renewable green chemistry ingredients that replace petrochemicals and silicones, and palm-free alternatives for all formulation needs.

As an independent, global specialty ingredients company, our mission is to actively anticipate, develop and deliver exceptional products that fulfill evolving market needs. Combining a deep understanding of lifestyle trends with expertise in green chemistry and formulation, INOLEX balances technology and nature to create sustainable, life ingredients.

For over 125 years, we have advanced the personal care industry through innovation, technology and excellence – one ingredient at a time



ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Krisztina Maria Szabo

Tel: +44 (0) 203 141 0603

Email: [email protected]


Supporting Partners

Founded in 1903, the KNCV is the professional association of chemists, life scientists and process technologists in the Netherlands.

The KNCV is the largest chemical professional association in the Netherlands. Our member base consists of people with a shared passion for molecules and includes chemists, life scientists, process technologists and (bio-)molecular scientists. Our 8,500 members, who work hard to bring the variety and richness of the molecular field to life, operate in business, education and government or study at universities or institutions of higher education in Netherlands.

Get connected and join the KNCV: www.en.kncv.nl

Perfumery and Cosmetics Association of Russia (PCAR) is the national trade association of the federal level. PCAR is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia and a corresponding member of Cosmetics Europe. PCAR’s members are Russian manufacturers of cosmetics, the Russian representatives of the leading global manufacturers of raw materials for cosmetics, trade companies and professional magazines. PCAR participates in developing of regulatory documents, supports research and innovations in cosmetic industry, provides industry specialists with trainings and represents Russia at the international level. PCAR organizes the International Scientific-Practical Conference «Cosmetic Industry: Envision the Future» annually since 1996.

Address: 119021, Moscow, Russia, L’va Tolstogo str, 5/1, office B-506
Website: www.pcar.ru
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel.: +7 495 980 82 40/41/42

The Soil Association Land Trust safeguards legacies of productive land, providing a safe haven and preventing land being lost from farming and growing. Land is donated by retiring farmers and landowners, often those with no dependents, who wish to see their life’s work continue into the future.

With thanks to our Media Partners

Chemical Search International specialises in global talent acquisition, management and professional development for the chemicals, materials, resources and bioscience sectors. This year we launch our exclusive ChemExecSM | Executive Club offering faster, simpler networking for our industry. Please join our Club or get in touch for an exploratory chat.


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Homecare, I&I, personal care, cosmetics and dermatology are the topics of H&PCToday. Funded in 2003 as a supplement to Chimica Oggi – Chemistry Today, it gained an immediate appreciation and soon became a new independent publication distributed worldwide. In accordance with the sound scientific style of its publisher TeknoScienze, H&PCToday accounts the innovations that the research brings to people in fields such as skincare, homecare and wellbeing. The journal guests both technical and opinion articles and regularly deals with topics like sustainable innovation and regulations. Monographic supplements to the journal focusing on specific selected topics of interest are regularly published along with the main issues of the journal. H&PCToday works closely with many associations in the sector and important university faculties. Providing accurate information on companies and its people is the link that keeps it all together.


SpecialChem is the Universal Selection Source for chemicals and materials.
We help formulators, specifiers, and suppliers of chemicals and materials to connect,
to innovate, and to accelerate both their technology and business. Since the year 2000, SpecialChem has built technical websites dedicated to some of the largest downstream markets for the chemical industry.


Grand View Research, Inc. is a U.S. based market research and consulting company, registered in the State of California and headquartered in San Francisco. The company provides syndicated research reports, customized research reports, and consulting services. The company offers market intelligence studies ensuring relevant and fact-based research across a range of industries including technology, chemicals, materials, healthcare and energy. Each year, Grand View Research completes more than 40 multi-country market, competitor, customer, and sourcing intelligence studies for clients covering: • Market Intelligence & Market Opportunity Assessment • Market Size & Segmentation • Market Entry Strategy • Competitor Benchmarking • Pricing Intelligence • Customer Intelligence • Sourcing Intelligence • New-Generation Products & Technologies • Distribution & Sales Channel Assessment Our mission as an organization is to be solely focused on impact for our clients.


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Cosmeticos br is an international portal dedicated to the cosmetics industry and the business it generates. It was established in 2004 and is developed by journalist Sueli Ortega. It is a bilingual daily publication in Portuguese and English. Its e-news is sent weekly to the Brazilian market and also for professionals and companies from several countries to promote business locally and disseminate the domestic market to foreign markets. More than that, favor business with relevant information on the potential of this market to international companies operating in the country or that want to establish themselves in Brazil. End-product companies, as well as to their suppliers, creative professionals, the whole trade, scholars at last to the whole market that this industry generates have in cosmetics br a reference to get reliable information.



The Institute for International Co-operation (INICOP) is a non-profit organisation. The main aim is to improve and support the worldwide co-operation of single persons and organisations in the field of research, science and technology. INICOP provides a webbased platform which summarises relevant information improving international co-operation. This shall be achieved by the collection of the following data:

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Industria Cosmetica

Industria Cosmética is  Spanish trade magazine that presents practical and innovative solutions to create cosmetic products, personal care products and perfumes. It is aimed at manufacturers of cosmetic products to provide them with updated market information, research results, and information from all industry suppliers and the industry itself.

Industria Cosmética covers the different product development stages. From the initial idea of a new cosmetic product through all phases from research, selection of ingredients, process and production, packaging, distribution, to marketing and services.



Oleoline is a market research organisation started in the year 2000 by the HBI group. HBI has been publishing market reports on Glycerine since 1986.  Over the years  Oleoline has developed a portfolio of products in glycerine, oleochemicals and biodiesel .

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Chemical Watch

Chemical Watch provides the global business community with the facts and perspectives it needs to achieve safer chemicals in products. We provide a 360 degree view of this agenda, impartially reporting on the actions and opinions of all stakeholders in our community. Our company has a strong shared sense of purpose, fuelled by motivated staff who want to make a difference with their work.


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“Chemistry & Business. Cosmetics & Household Chemicals Market”  is an informative platform of EPS Media. It has been created to provide reliable and professionally prepared current information on cosmetics and detergents market.

Through www.chemiaibiznes.com.pl website and magazine we provide our readers with a reliable information about cosmetics/detergents market situation, trends, and perspectives. To our readers belongs everyone who is looking for suppliers or prospective clients, companies, specialized in production, distribution or providing services, especially managerial team, marketing and R&D departments and everyone who is interested in cross-sectional information from cosmetics and household chemicals market.


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Asian Beauty Biz (ABB) is a premium business publication catering to business needs of people related to beauty and cosmetic business.  ABB has a worldwide circulation and is the key media partner various international business fairs of the industry.

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WorldPressOnline is the leading portal of information for international journalists in the trade press of Beauty & Personal Care (Make-Up, Ingredients & Spa included), Packaging, Printing, Publishing & Converting industries.

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