Ambiotis is a research-based company focused on the maintenance of an healthy skin balance and the fight against cutaneous troubles. We have developped a broad range of innovative tests on human primary cells, explants and clinical samples. We thus evaluate the efficacy of active ingredients on skin protection against homeostasis rupture, pollution, ageing, irritations, scars, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, acne... Our expertise is based on a strong knowledge of the inflammation process and its active resolution with notably the monitoring of specific mediators involved in tissue protection. We provide assays for screening and full validation purposes.
ASC Instrument is an innovative company specialising in the design, manufacture and marketing of industrial measurement systems, in particular in sectors that are required to develop measurement systems for laboratories or quality control. ASC Instrument has two main activities: • The development of instruments according to customers’ specifications, • The development and marketing of a comprehensive range of tightness inspection instruments for assembly lines under the ASC Instrument brand name.
BIO-EC Laboratory is a research center whose main activity is to evaluate the efficacy of cosmetic and dermatological products (end products or active ingredients).It realizes efficacy studies and proposes customized solutions responding to the needs through its exclusive ex vivo model of living skin explants or its panel of healthy volunteers for in vivo studies. Thanks to its expertise in histology, biochemistry and genomics (in partnership with Genex), the products properties can be determined. BIO-EC has developed two innovative exposure systems to substantiate products from pollution and blue light; the Pollubox® and the Solarbox®.
Biox develops and manufactures scientific instruments for characterising bio-tissues including skin, mucous membranes, hair and fingernails in-vivo and in-vitro. The AquaFlux is a TEWL instrument using the patented condenser-chamber method to deliver the most accurate and versatile measurements available. Measurements are unaffected by ambient air movements, surface angle or contact pressure. The Epsilon is a calibrated contact imaging system that responds to capacitance. Use it to characterise static or dynamic hydration of skin, where the software can process images to remove measurement artefacts associated with surface water and bad contact associated with hairy skin or uneven surfaces. An optional software module for analysing skin micro-relief will be released shortly. Biox also collaborates with Pixience SA to provide sales and technical support for their ultra-high resolution C-Cube digital dermoscope (Clinical Edition) in the British Isles.
Dermscan, is THE reference in clinical trials of cosmetics and pharmaceutical products since 1990. With laboratories in France, Poland, Thailand, Tunisia, and a partnership in Mauritius, we assist our customers along all the value chain of the trials from pre-clinical in vitro tests to clinical in vivo studies. Our worldwide collaborations enable us to offer a multi-ethnic panel of subjects with various skin types, habits, environment, etc. ISO 9001: 2008 certified, DERMSCAN is internationally known for its expertise and the quality of its services thanks to the know-how of a medical team and a R&D department. Quality and innovation are Dermscan leitmotiv, that’s why we respond optimally to your requirements with standard or customize solutions.
Ecole de Biologie Industrielle (EBI) is the leading French engineering school dedicated to life sciences. The school has its own campus in Cergy near Paris , where 800 students share classrooms, laboratories and facilities. EBI is open to innovation, with efficient staff and faculty members who enable us to design and validate all the development stages of a new product or process. Since 1996 EBI has built the largest sensory expert panel dedicated to the design of referentials and methods adapted to the evaluation of cosmetics products. This sensory panel is completed by an analytical laboratory specialized in the evaluation of texture and part of Cosmetomic platform.
Eurofins is nowadays most likely the fastest growing laboratory network and unquestionably the one with best financial results over the past years. Rapidly expanding and gaining market shares thanks to healthy organic growth as well as through merging and acquisitions, the Eurofins group increasingly widens its scope of services and geographical coverage to meet your needs. With more than 37,000 volunteers and consumers, our network of 5 CROs over Europe are working with retailers and cosmetic manufacturers to evaluate raw materials and finished products. Each centre includes investigating doctors and highly qualified teams dedicated to develop and implement test protocols, quality assurance guaranteeing reliability, reproducibility and traceability of results and high-tech equipment.
Since 1994, Formulaction was a pioneer and Worldwide Leader company in the field of physical stability characterization. Inventor of the TURBISCAN®, breakthrough innovation patented, first method which enables the characterize formulation sample of opaque colloidal dispersions (emulsions, suspensions, foams, cream), thanks to a backscattering detection system. Formulaction launch RHEOLASER™ series, based on multiple light scattering in dynamic mode (MS-DWS) to analyze viscoelastic and gelling process, or even to perform thermal analysis and phase transition detection on macroscopic sample. Formulaction innovates again with the NEW PRODUCT, FLUIDICAM, an optical rheometer, based on microfluidics, allowing flow curves measurement at very high shear rates with a very low sample consumption, and an extreme accuracy even for low viscosity samples. Patent entitled “Method and apparatus for analyzing the phases of a multi-phase mixture », TURBISCAN, is the first and only instrument able to analyses simultaneous particles size and stability of concentration in native colloid concentration without any dilution, thanks to the use of the Static Multiple Light Scattering principle (S-MLS), no-intrusive measurement. Formulaction is represented in more than 50 countries all over the world thanks to an efficient and well-trained distributor’s network and a subsidiary in the USA. Website
LUM GmbH is one of the leading producers of analytical devices for dispersion analysis, particle characterization and materials testing. On the basis of longtime experience in the field of fluid mechanics, rheology and colloid chemistry, the company founded by Prof. Dr. D. Lerche in 1994, has developed the innovative STEP- Technology® for quantification of physical separation, stability, shelf life prediction (ISO/TR13097) and size of dispersed particles and droplets Our measuring instruments are used for accelerated stability testing, for quick and reliable comprehensive characterization of any demixing phenomena in formulations, dispersions and emulsions like cosmetic creams, sunscreens, haircare, home and body care.
MKS Instruments, Inc. is a global provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, control, power, deliver, monitor and analyze critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity. With the acquisition of Newport Corporation, MKS is organized into two divisions: the Vacuum and Analysis which includes the core MKS products and the Light and Motion which encompasses the products acquired with the purchase of Newport Corporation. The Vacuum and Analysis Division includes Automation and Control, Gas Composition Analysis, Materials Delivery, Power and Reactive Gas Generation and Pressure and Vacuum Measurement and Control products. The Light and Motion Division includes Lasers, Motion Control, Optics and Photonics products.
NIR Industry is the sole agent in France of Brimrose Corp. and the official trainer and distributor of the software editor CAMO. We intervene in the analytical projects of ground, laboratories or process, from the advise up to the final supply, through installation, training and technical follow-up and maintenance.
25 Years of experience for the expertise in dermocosmetology. Consultancy and training for your Innovative Product Evaluation … Expertise and services for the Skin biometrology and imaging.
ORIONTECHNOLAB : - Development, sales and support of innovative and validated devices and methods, - Tools and software to study the skin and the efficacy of dermo-cosmetics products. - Innovative Systems for the bio metrology of the skin and the efficacy of products : Measurement of the light reflection and transparency of the skin; Firmness and/or slackening of the skin ; HeadScan Dynamics/ Head Scan bench for automatic and calibrated photographs acquisitions… Etc
OxiProteomics is an innovative technology-based start-up committed to promote the healthy aging of human population. By using state of the art proteomics technologies, dermo-cosmetic companies benefit from a reliable Efficacy Score for the evaluation of ingredients or finished products. Our activities are built on exclusive patent licenses granted by the Université Pierre et Marie Curie including state of the art technologies for analyzing oxidatively damaged proteins in skin, the most reliable molecular signature of the aging process and principal target to battle in anti-aging interventions. OxiProteomics offer is backed-up by a scientific team worldwide recognized in the fields of oxidative stress & ageing.
Pixience is a manufacturer of devices for skin and hair characterization dedicated to the cosmetic industry and dermatology.
Our product, the C-Cube, can be described as the first 2D and 3D imaging colorimeter. Based on a digital video camera with embedded color and metric calibration, it is the most versatile tool for efficacy testing and claim substantiation. In a single short, the C-Cube produces a wide range of measurement such as L*a*b*, pigmentation and erythema index, roughness, depth... The C-Cube allows you to reduce the number of devices used in your study protocols while perfectly controlling the cost of your analyzes. Lightweight, fast and mobile it can be used in any environment: no need for a specific room. Main topics include hydration, anti-aging, sun protection, anti-pollution, inflammation or haircare.
Leader in electro-optic since 1967, Polytec has nearly 420 employees worldwide and achieves a turnover of € 75 million. Polytec France has chosen since its inception in 1983, continuous innovation to improve measurement technologies constantly in its areas of expertise. Manufacturer and distributor, the company offers innovative solutions for fast and accurate non-destructive tests. These specific equipment are completed by a wide range of optical components. Polytec France meets the applications of the Public domain and the Industry, it works increasingly with the Cosmetics professionals: topography measurement, mixing components (pigment, powder, paste...).
proDERM is an international leading CRO offering claim support, tolerability and safety testing with a strong focus on topical applications. Being headquartered in Schenefeld/Hamburg, the institute today has over 100 full-time staff members including over 20 scientists and certified specialists in dermatology, ophthalmology, dentistry, pediatrics and gynaecology. proDERM established a very good reputation as being a high-quality provider of clinical trial services on the basis of outstanding technical equipment and extraordinary know-how. proDERM is certified according to quality management system ISO 9001. The institute has worked for more than 400 worldwide clients. website
Gloss and color. Seelab presents a new reference in spectrophotometry of appearance for the cosmetic industry: a portable multi-angle spectro-glossmeter-colorimeter. This device, called GP, is an in-plane goniometer, with illumination normal to samples, and symmetrical measurement, including specular. It gives access simultaneously to color, gloss, and surface state. Dedicated to different services – quality control, laboratories, and design – the GP is fully adapted to all cosmetic products with, or without, optical effects, in-vitro, and in-vivo, and to their packaging. It allows to analyze appearance of opaque or translucent products, and to control the compliance with respect to a standard, thanks to L*a*b*C*h° values.
SILIOS Technologies is a high-tech SME, specialized in micro-optical technologies. SILIOS has developped compact (5x5x2cm3), lightweight (60 gr) and low cost multi-spectral cameras (CMS-C, CMS-V and CM-S) for colorimetry, agro-bio and cosmetic applications. These VIS/NIR cameras are based on the proprietary COLOR-SHADES® multi-spectral filter technology and are made by an hybrid assembly of a multispectral filter onto a monochrome CMOS imager. This multi-spectral filter replaces the standard RGB color Bayer matrix to provide 8 “single-color” pictures plus 1 B&W picture (panchromatic channel) of the scene. Each camera, distinguished by a specific color frame, addresses a specific range of wavelengths according to the targeted application (skin analysis for skin care, or make-up). Apart from these off-the-shelf products, SILIOS Technologies proposes also the development of specific multispectral cameras adapted to the customer exact needs. In particular, with the choice of the sensor, the centering and number of bands (2 to 16), etc… Website
A new worldwide platform to help cosmeticians to choose their tests.
In 2 clicks and for free, Skinobs allows the cosmeticians to easily identify the in vivo efficacy and tolerance methods and the testing laboratories suitable for any of their claim substantiation.
R&I managers, formulators, marketers and regulatory authorities in charge of the evaluation will find Skinobs a useful support that answers all their questions about skin testing: what method, what device, what CRO’s...where? They can also contact directly their suppliers with an automatic email of request.
The Skinobs platform offers all a new vision on the skin biometrology indexing over 125 methods (principle, photos…), 66 claims, and more than 48 CRO’s located on a map. It is a collaborative tool supported by worldwide partners: Biophyderm, Biometrix, Cerco, Delivery Technologies, Eotech, Dermatec, Dermscan Group, Eurofins, IEC group, Intertek, Mavig, Le Sphinx, Skin Test Institute, Spincontrol, Zurko Research.
In vivo safety anf efficacy evaluation of beauty and well-being claims for cosmetics, food supplements, cosmeto-textiles or medical devices (I and IIa classes) according to five approaches: • technical evaluation (tailor-made protocols (standard and innovative)), • clinical evaluation (network of dermatologists and ophthalmologists), • evaluation of the emotions (partnership with a neuropsychologist), • sensorial analysis • consumer tests (on a local or a national panel). Based in France, Thailand, India, Indonesia and Canada to offer multicenters studies close to consumer’s target. Iso 9001:2008 certified in France, Thailand and India.
Reliable measurement and fail-safe monitoring of critical environmental parameters is the key to high quality in processes, end products and safety of people. Vaisala offers accurate and reliable instruments and data loggers for humidity, temperature, dew point, carbon dioxide, differential and barometric pressure measurements. In addition, Vaisala viewLinc Environmental Monitoring System provides gap-free monitoring, alarming, real-time trends, and customizable reporting. We also offer a wide range of support and service globally, including ISO 17025 accredited calibrations. Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs approximately 1,600 professionals worldwide.
For almost 25 years Wimesure offers measuring instruments History: Our mission : Understanding the applications and needs of our customers. Wimesure and its partners will help you choose your solutions. The sectors of activity where Wimesure is present: • The quality • Metrology • Testing in industry, laboratories • Verification, monitoring and development in HVAC and HVAC • The maintenance of industrial sites and buildings, • The storage, storage of products, works of art and perishable goods • Climatology, biotechnology and the environment • The comfort of the man in his workplace and housing • The pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry • Food industry • The automotive, aerospace and rail industries, etc.