June 6-7 2017 Cergy Pontoise, France

The unique scientific event dedicated to Cosmetic Measurement & Testing


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COMET is supported by IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity (420,000 IEEE members in over 160 countries). IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering and technology around the globe.

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COMET is organized by the Cosmetic Valley in partnership with the Agglomeration of Cergy-Pontoise, the General Council of Val d'Oise, School of Industrial Biology, Cergy-Pontoise University and manufacturers in the industry.

Why Comet 2017 ?

Many non-invasive methods are now used to characterize the cosmetic products properties and their interactions with skin and hair. Physico-chemical studies, biological and clinical effects measurements, the development of new instrumental techniques ...are crucial for the cosmetic sector.
COMET has been created to facilitate researches, innovations and business in the fields of testing and measurement of cosmetic products and ingredients.



  •   Clinical measurement & instrumentation
  •   Innocuity & efficacy of ingredients and products
  •   Skin & hair - product interaction
  •   Innovative instrumentation for cosmetic test & measurement
  •   Sensors & Biosensors
  •   Electromagnetic, acoustic & optic techniques and tests
  •   Non destructive testing & techniques (NDT)
  •   Imaging & image processing
  •   Complex fluids optimization & characterization
  •   Nano particule detection & follow-up
  •   Selfy: technology & testing
  •   Sensoring technics & tests

Why attend COMET 2017 ?

Be part of the scientific program
+30 oral communications will be selected form the international call for papers. A special issue will be published by IEEE.

Access to cutting edge research in the field of testing & measurement
COMET is the only scientific event dedicated to cosmetic testing & measurement.

Create links between academic research and the world of industry
COMET is the place where academic researchers, the major firms, SMEs and start-ups share knowledge and participate in scientific discussion.

Exhibit your innovation
An exhibition area and innovation sessions are organised for startup, SMEs to present their technologies, innovations, ...

Confirmed speakers

COMET Exhibition

To enable industrials to show their innovations, to meet industrial requirements, to facilitate public-private partnerships, to present new challenges in R&D, to facilitate exchanges between participants, …
COMET 2017 offers an exhibition area and innovation sessions.

Innovation sessions

StartUps, SMEs, leading companies, …
Participate in innovation sessions and present new technologies, new challenges ...

Exhibition area

Showcase your company at COMET 2017
You want to exhibit new products, new technologies ...

Press corner

Journalists, this space is for you
It will be updated regularly : press releases, interviews, press coverage


New congress venue

Congress venue has changed to a bigger place with more facilities to organize both the scientific program and the exhibition area. COMET 2017 will be held at the University of Cergy-Pontoise. 


Who is attending COMET 2017?

Academic researchers, R&D researchers, SME & major companies, startups, entrepreneurs, scientific clusters, ... All stakeholders involved in the science of testing and measurement.


Through COMET Exhibition, innovation sessions and within the conference, there will be a relevant way to increase brand recognition for your company ...