The sea is composed of a diverse fauna and flore, sensitive to external components, making its equilibrium fragile and critical to protect. Recently, the sea started to be a source of inspiration for the cosmetic industry to develop innovative and sustainable products.

My Blue CosmET’IC is the international meeting of « Beauty & Sea »


The meeting will provide an update on the latest research and initiatives on the potential of marine and aquatics species applied to the comestic industry, on safety evaluation and the regulatory requirements. 

This meeting will bring together relevant scientists of the cosmetic industry and marine field coming from international industries and academia


Come for two days of talks and a half-day of BtoB meetings in Laboratoire Arago, a historic place founded in 1881 at Banyuls sur Mer – the center of marine biodiversity and biotechnologies of CNRS & Sorbonne University.
Environmental & regulatory
Up to 250 attendees are expected to meet innovations  in compliance with environnemental and reglementary requirements.

A scientific committee has been set up : industrials and academics

Xavier Ormancey, Director R&D Pierre fabre Dermo-Cosmetic
Marc Leonard, Director Environmental Research L'OREAL R&I
Jean Yves Berthon, CEO Greentech.GreenSea
Jean François Ghiglione, CNRS Research director, Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls
Stephane Bruzaud , Professor, Bretagne Sud University
Claudie Willemin, TTS CEO & Former President of International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists

Program at a glance

Issues and challenges for the cosmetic industry 

A healthy Sea

A regulated sea

Initiatives and outlook

Biodiversity, biodegradability, biomimicry & natural marine environment

Discussion with startups, posters, BtoB and lab visits

Steering Committee

Claudie Willemin

Former President International Federation of Cosmetic Chemists -IFSCC, CEO Transfert Tech Services

Daniel Christiaen

Chercheur CNRS, Directeur de l'incubateur d'entreprises ARAGO