Follow us twitter facebook
Edition: Global
Click here to subscribe toour free weekly newsletter click here
Industry buzz

BASF and CYTOO to conduct research on skin firmness

BASF and the French biotechnology company CYTOO have joined forces in order to develop and test active ingredients that contribute to stimulate the contractility of human fibroblasts (connective tissue cells) in skin care applications and thus improve skin appearance and firmness.

The research will also focus on the identification of new active compounds able to influence the contractility of human fibroblasts. © Syda Productions / shutterstock.com

The research will also focus on the identification of new active compounds able to influence the contractility of human fibroblasts. © Syda Productions / shutterstock.com

To investigate more deeply these cell features, CYTOO developed FibroScreen, a platform based upon a micro-patterning technology that allows the precise control of cell substrate geometry and stiffness through in innovative method of mecanobiology. The cooperation between BASF and CYTOO will focus on the development of new cell tests, the evaluation of the FibroScreen platform and the identification of new active compounds able to influence the contractility of human fibroblasts for a more durable effect than the mere combination of hyaluronique acid and collagen, which widely used in skin care and anti ageing personal care products.

For us, this partnership marks an important milestone. It demonstrates that CYTOO is able to build a win-win relationship with a research team of the world’s leading chemical company to quickly advance research and deliver high-value results,” emphasized Luc Selig, CEO of CYTOO.

© 2016 - Premium Beauty News - www.premiumbeautynews.com
latest news
Focus
spip-vignette

A new trade show dedicated to clean beauty in London

Dubbed Clean Beauty in London the new trade show intends to gather experts, scientists, suppliers, brands, influencers and journalists under one roof “to build the future of clean beauty.” Taking place on October 12 & 13, 2020 at The Brewery, located at 52 Chiswell Street at the heart of London, the event aims to encourage (...)

read more
job opportunities
Experts’ views
India emerges as the next beauty giant

Asia Cosme Lab
India emerges as the next beauty giant

Thanks to a growing young population (first youth population in the world) and the emergence of a vast middle class, as well as a higher Internet connection from both urban and rural areas, India is set to emerge as the next beauty giant after China. Asia Cosme Lab took a deep dive in the fascinating Indian market, where both (...)

read more
Webinars
E-shop - latest publications
Handbook. Cosmetics laws & regulations in the USA
100.00 € excl. tax
Safety of perfumes and cosmetics. Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia
200.00 € excl. tax
Regulations on the registration of cosmetic products in China (part2)
95.00 € excl. tax
Go to top ↑

Features

We use cookies to give you a better browsing experience. By continuing your visit to this site, you accept the use of cookies. Read more and set cookies
close