Cosmetics and perfumes

1 hour from Paris
3 billion Euros in export revenues (2018)
1st French region in the Cosmetics-Perfumes sector production
10 800 employees and 158 establishments (30 contract manufacturers)
35 sites dedicated to the production of Cosmetics-Perfumes (excluding moulding)
Centre-Val de Loire Region, in the heart of Europe

A unique Training & Innovation Hot-Spot
in France for cosmetics

Cosmetic Valley

Cosmetic Valley: The world's leading perfumery cosmetics network.
Designated a competitiveness cluster by the State in 2005, its role is to support industrials from the perfumery cosmetics sector through:

  • Commercial development (networking and export support for SMEs etc.).
  • Improving their competitiveness (setting up research and innovation projects).

Bio 3 Institute

A training unit at Tours and Orléans universities and IMT

  • 20 trainings in medicine and cosmetic bioproduction (bachelor to master degrees)
  • A global lab for analytic, bioanalyse, cell analyse, microbiology
  • 3 involved laboratories Labex MAbImprove, IRON et Synorg supporting innovation
  • A technical platform : bio-molecules quality monitoring, cell culture space, purification, dedicated warehousing zone

International House of Cosmetics in Chartres

The International House of Cosmetics will address the general public to allow him to discover the world of cosmetics through exhibitions and events.

Professionals will also be invited to take advantage of this place to carry out collaborative projects, train themselves and develop their innovative projetcs.

International House of Cosmetics in Chartres

Fabrice Berthelot

« What makes a cosmetic project a success here in Loire Valley Region ? We enjoy 3 major assets for a cosmetic project: a fully comprehensive technical ability from R&D to production and dedicated services to create a range of products on the spot, real dedicated skills and trainings through the n°1 cluster (Cosmetic Valley), a very close connection to Paris (1h) center for the made in France label.»

Philippe Bernard
Greenpharma (Supplier of R&D solutions interms of products and services) - Ambassad’UP member

They chose the Loire Valley Region and invest

Shiseido LVMH Guerlain Christian Dior Caudalie Alban Muller

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