Research and Innovation in key figures

L’Oréal's Research and Innovation employs 3,870 people of approximately 60 nationalities. Working in some thirty disciplines, more than half of these employees are doctors or engineers, and they are responsible for over 497 patents filed in 2015.

Key figures

  • €794M Million euros invested in Research & Innovation in 2015
  • 497 Patents registered in 2015

Employees

  • 3,870 People in 2015
  • 30 disciplines (biology, chemistry, physics, optics, microbiology, statistical analysis, bioinformatics, ethnology, sociology, dermatology...)
  • 60 nationalities

Organization

  • 3 World Centers
  • 5 Hubs (United States, Japan, China, India and Brazil)
  • 18 Research Centers
  • 16 Evaluation Centers
  • 52 Scientific and technico-regulatory Departments