The four-year project OPTIBIOCAT focuses on the development of novel enzymes for the sustainable and cost-effective production of compounds used in the cosmetic industry. OPTIBIOCAT brings together a broad interdisciplinary team of researchers, academics and industry experts and is funded by the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) under the KBBE funding scheme.
Sustainability in the spotlight at the In-Cosmetics Latin America
20.12.2016 - The In-Cosmetics Latin America 2016 took place in São Paulo on October 5th and 6th. Three topics dominated the conference: changes in consumers’ profile, stronger focus on sustainability, and experientialism. More
Growing demand for green cosmetics
18.11.2016 - There is a growing awareness among consumers for the potential side effects of certain substances that are used in cosmetics. When it comes to beauty, many consumers increasingly opt for natural products free of artificial additives that could harm the skin or the environment. More