In a new initiative for the final day of the 32nd IFSCC Congress Cosmetics Cluster UK Ltd (CCUK) and the Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS)  will be co-hosting an ‘Innovation in Action Technology Showcase Challenge’

If you are a cosmetics and beauty innovator and have the technology, engineering, or design solution that meets the needs of tomorrow’s world, we invite you to this Challenge!  

We are looking for tomorrow’s solutions!  Meet cosmetic industry elite at IFSCC 2022. 

Show the international industry UK innovation in action. This is an opportunity to promote your work, suggest options and potentially find future partners for investment.

The Challenge closed for entries on August 22nd.

Chosen finalists will be invited to demonstrate their innovation in the Technology & Innovation Showcase Thursday September 22nd and will receive a complimentary day pass to the Congress. Entrants must have paid the entry fee to be eligible for selection.

This will be an informal, interactive, hands-on session, where delegates visiting the area can experience the sensorial and visual aspects of innovation and discuss the special features in person with the entrants. 

A panel of judges will select one entry to be the Challenge winner.

The challenge spans everything from ‘Research to Retail’ and whilst we anticipate many entries will be pre-launch, we would also welcome new launches where the entrants have introduced a new technology, design or manufacturing process that can be demonstrated to best meet the future needs of the cosmetics industry.

Your entry should demonstrate innovation in cosmetic products and/or technology or a novel facet of design or production engineering. 

Types of entries which will be considered:

  • A new formulation format offering a significant new benefit
  • A novel product form or device with the significant novel technology element
  • A new engineering process
  • A product using artificial intelligence
  • A new method of cosmetic product testing
  • A new consumer product interface
  • A new material or concept for packaging
  • Wearable Technology (Smart Tech)

Selecting entrants to be invited to the Showcase on Sept 22nd will be Panel 1 led by Dr Gill Westgate (CCUK) and judging on the day will be Panel 2 led by Dr Katerina Steventon (CCUK).
Panels will include sponsors and representatives from the industry. 

Cosmetics Cluster UK & 32nd IFSCC Congress – Innovation in Action –  Technology Showcase Challenge.