Research and Innovation in key figures

L’Oréal's Research and Innovation employs 3,870 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 473 patents filed in 2016.

Key figures

  • €850M Million euros invested in Research & Innovation in 2016
  • 473 Patents registered in 2016

Employees

  • 3,870 People in 2016
  • 30 disciplines (biology, chemistry, physics, optics, microbiology, statistical analysis , bioinformatics, ethnology, sociology, dermatology…)
  • 60 nationalities

Organization

  • World Center in France
  • 6 Regional Hubs (United States, Japan, China, India, Brazil, South Africa)
  • 18 Research Centers
  • 16 Evaluation Centers
  • 52 Scientific and technico-regulatory Departments