L'Oréal

Research And Innovation In Key Figures

L’Oréal's Research and Innovation employs 4,100 people of approximately 80 nationalities, 69% of whom are women. Working in some thirty disciplines, these experts are responsible for over 497 patents filed in 2019.

Key figures

985B.€

Invested in Research & Innovation in 2019

497

Patents registered in 2019

Employees

4,100

People in 2019
69% of whom are women

30

Disciplines
(biology, chemistry, physics, optics, microbiology, statistical analysis, bioinformatics, ethnology, sociology, dermatology…)

80

Nationalities

Organization

  • 3 Global Centers in Europe
  • 6 Regional Poles
    United States, Japan, China, India, Brazil, South Africa
  • 21 Research Centers:
    France
    Aulnay - Global Center of Advanced Research
    Chevilly- Global Center of Cosmetic Applied Research and Development
    Saint-Ouen - Global Center of Hair Applied Research and Development
    Paris (Hôpital Saint-Louis) - Clinical research
    Lyon - Predictive evaluation, Tissue engineering
    Tours - Biotechnology
    Gigors-et-Lozeron - Natural and organic
    Lassigny - YSL Cosmetic Development

    Germany
    Salzhemmendorf - Logocos Development

    United States
    Clark - Advanced Research, Applied Research and Development
    Redmond - Instrumental cosmetic development
    San Francisco - Connected cosmetics / Incubator

    Brazil
    Rio de Janeiro - Advanced Research, Development

    Colombia
    Bogota - Development

    Japan
    Tokyo - Advanced Research, Applied Research and Development

    China
    Pudong - Advanced Research, Development

    Singapore
    Singapour - Advanced Research

    Korea
    Seoul - Advanced Research, Development

    India
    Mumbai - Development
    Bangalore - Advanced Research

    South Africa

    Johannesburg - Advanced Research, Development

  • 13 Evaluation Centers:
    France (Chevilly, Saint-Ouen), United States (Clark, Solon) Mexico (Mexico City) Brazil (Rio), China (Shanghai), Korea (Seoul), India (Mumbai), Japan (Tokyo)
  • 58 Scientific and technico-regulatory Departments:
    27 in Europe, 13 in Asia, 12 in the Americas, 6 in Africa & Middle East

                             Research facilities                                  

                              (around the world)                                   

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