Open Innovation

Creating the future through technology and partnership

Focus On Fueling Innovation, Sharing Expertise

“Savoir saisir ce qui commence” - seize new opportunities - is a fundamental part of our culture. We embrace and nurture innovation. We’re major investors in facilities and programs designed to attract and develop tomorrow’s beauty talent. Whether it’s running competitions for students to solve an industry challenge, partnering with incubators or co-creating with innovative start-ups and tech partners, we lead innovation.

The importance of Open Innovation

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We want to spot, partner and support beauty and tech start-ups that can transform the way we interact with you. Our Open Innovation teams are on a constant lookout and quest for the next beauty tech start-ups and technologies, drawing on our partnerships with incubators, accelerators, investment funds, including Founders Factory, Station F, Partech and Cathay. To support this strategy L’Oréal also launched a Corporate Venture Fund, BOLD. We share our expertise in product development, R&I, operations and marketing. We learn about new technology and agility. We establish lasting connections. Together, we are building a new generation of beauty products, devices and digital services. Together, we can better cater for the needs of our customers around the world. Together we are inventing the future of Beauty.

2,500 +

international start-ups screened

70 +

proofs of concept launched


start-ups accelerated at STATION F since 2018

Science and Technologies
L’Oréal Partners with Station F