The annual Research & Development budget is around 150 million Euros.
More than 570 people work in the field of Research & Development at Beiersdorf AG around the world – approx. 450 of these at the international Skin Research Center in Hamburg.
In 2005, Beiersdorf set up a special Asia laboratory in Hamburg. It specializes in the development of skin care products for Asian consumers that satisfy their needs under the local climatic conditions. A Latin America laboratory was opened in 2007 to develop products for Brazil and other Latin and South American countries. Since 2008, Beiersdorf has a lab where special natural cosmetic products are developed.
Beiersdorf has an international research network and is involved in over 500 research partnerships with universities, research institutions, and start-ups.
"Pearlfinder" was founded 2010 in the process of Beiersdorf’s international „Open Innovation“-Initiative, to raise the innovative strength of the company. In January 2011, the corresponding Pearlfinder online platform was launched. It is a confidential network, where companies, institutes, and universities around the world, can share their ideas with the Beiersdorf researchers.
In 2009, two years after takeover from Beiersdorf, the research and development Center of C-BONS Hair Care, now one of the affiliates in China, became part of our global research and development network. Further development units are located in the United States and Japan.
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