Call for Applications: Experienced Researchers in Cosmetics

Based on a special research and training partnership of more than 20 years’ standing between the University of Orléans and an internationally renowned cosmetic group in the region Centre-Val de Loire, and together with the Cosmetic Valley competitiveness cluster in conjunction with the cosmetic industry defined a road map to create the Centre of Expertise for the Cosmetics Industry.


Located at the very heart of the territory covered by Cosmetic Valley, the centre’s mission will be to support business growth in the perfume and cosmetics sector with research, training and development activities and services specifically aimed at very small and medium sized enterprises (VSEs and SMEs). The centre will focus on three complementary developmental axes based in Orleans, region Centre-Val de Loire, France: 1) Cosmétopée and Sustainable Cosmetics, 2) Glycochemistry and Glycobiology and 3) Innovation in Formulation, Cellular Tools and Technologies.

The mission of the researchers in Cosmetosciences will be to propose and implement an advanced research project in one or more of the above research axes that will involve an industry partner linked to the competitiveness cluster, Cosmetic Valley. The possibility of translating new or existing research knowledge into socio-economic benefits for industry and the region Centre-Val de Loire are desired outcomes.

Deadline to apply: 15th January 2015

For further information and to apply, please click here.

Published on 15/12/2015

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