All around the world we at Beiersdorf follow the same ambitious goal: Being the number 1 skin care company. Throughout our history we have continuously built trust by staying close to our consumers and developing innovative skin care products that are tailored to their needs. As we head into the future, our global brand icons, such as NIVEA, Eucerin, Labello and Hansaplast, ensure that globally over 500 million people feel good in their skin.
We are skin care.
And when it comes to research and development, we at Beiersdorf have relied on the integration of external knowledge for many years. Our open innovation activities are collected under the motto “PEARLFINDERS – We Open Innovation.” Different forms of trusted and close collaboration with strategic partners were developed within and with the Beiersdorf Research Center. In addition to maintaining our network with leading research institutes, universities and suppliers, we have systematically expanded our activities in this area. A central element since 2011 is our open innovation platform TRUSTED NETWORK (trusted-pearlfinders.beiersdorf.com).
The main goal is to find a technology to jellify a fluid without using macromolecules or concentrated surfactant systems. The fluid in question may be water or oils (eg. hydrocarbons, triglycerides, fatty acids and esters - mostly saturated). The concentration of the gelling agent should be below 5%[…]
We are currently seeking best-in-class collaboration partners for the needs listed below. You can respond to current technology calls by browsing the listed entries. Do you have a solution to one of the technology calls? Submit it and we will get in contact with you. Please provide as much detailed information as possible in order to facilitate the evaluation process. For further information about the submission process and IP please click here.
Open Innovation Manager
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First of all we want to know about you, we will ask you for your contact details. Then you'll find out a form that will help us understand your proposal. The quality and accuracy of the information you provide is very important for a proper evaluation, as well as only sending non-confidential information, and protecting your proposal, product or technology with a patent or any other intellectual property right before sending it.
Once submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. Your proposal will be evaluated by our innovation team. The results of this assessment will be communicated via email. During the evaluation of your proposal, if we need further information, or at the end of the evaluation, if your proposal is selected, we may request confidential or propietary information from you and will make the appropriate arrangements at that time (e.g. Through a Confidentiality Agreement).