L’Oréal's Research and Innovation division employs more than 4,000 people in 23 R&I centers around the world. Working in some thirty disciplines, more than half of these employees are doctors or engineers, and they are responsible for 624 patents registered in 2013.
€791M invested in Research and Development in 2012, or 3.5% of sales
611 patents registered in 2012
80+ publications per year: articles in scientific reviews and live presentations in international conferences