L’Oréal's Research and Innovation employs 4,009 people of approximately 60 nationalities. Working in some thirty disciplines, more than half of these employees are doctors or engineers, and they are responsible for over 624 patents filed in 2013.

KEY FIGURES

  • €857M invested in Research and Development in 2013, or 3.7 % of sales
  • 624 patents registered in 2013

 

EMPLOYEES

  • 4009 people
  • 30 disciplines (biology, chemistry, physics, optics, microbiology, statistical analysis , bioinformatics, ethnology, sociology, dermatology…)
  • 60 nationalities
  • 70% of women
     

ORGANIZATION

  • 5 hubs (United States, Japan, China, India and Brazil)
  • 23 research centers
  • 16 evaluation centers
  • 49 Scientific and technico-regulatory departments
  • More than 30 collaborations with universities, public research centers or start-ups

 

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