The Cosmetic Valley and the pole PASS, Perfumes-Aromas-Scents-Saveurs, the two French competitiveness clusters of the French cosmetics and beauty industry have decided to strengthen the synergies between their respective networks - firms, research centres, training agencies - and to formalise the decision through a partnership agreement.

The partnership was supported by the French government, it will help both clusters to join forces to develop a new field of strategic action in research fields where they share complementary know-how, in particular for natural ingredients.