The company is a UK based global cosmetics and skin care developer with established brands in both traditional anti-ageing and skin health categories. they have strong existing research, product development, regulatory and claims compliance and brand and marketing divisions helping to design and create compelling consumer concepts for the future.Their mission is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. They believe that the health and resilience of people’s skin is vital to this and they are passionate in helping their consumers achieve maximum skin health throughout their lives. Poor skin health can have a significant impact on an individual’s quality of life and can contribute to reductions in both healthspan and lifespan.
Skin’s trajectory through life is determined by both intrinsic factors such as genetics and hormones and extrinsic factors such as the cumulative exposures it will face due to environment and lifestyle, and the combination of these factors impacts on the performance and perceived health of consumer’s skin.
They are looking to source breakthrough innovations in the diagnosis of consumers individual skin needs through analysis of intrinsic and extrinsic factors and providing naturally derived highly effective skin care products that help protect and restore the skin.
The company is looking for differentiated or breakthrough solutions which offer 1 or more of the following
Highest priority are technologies that are proven in-vivo preferentially with comparisons to industry standard benchmarks with clear regulatory routes to market in both the EU and US.
At this time, the company is not interested in finished products and brands that are looking for retail distribution channels.
Technologies must not contain any animal derived materials or ingredients.
Technologies that are in proof of concept or early development stages will be lower priority but will still be considered.