A big thank you to all who have participated in the
L’Oréal Innovation Runway startup challenge!
The event could not have been a success without you. Congratulations to our winners, Austrianova and SketchOn for winning the cash prize, and to SketchOn for receiving the Startup SG Grant.
Participants can win the opportunity to work with L’Oréal, gain access to mentors and industry networks through L’Oréal, NUS Enterprise, and SPRING Singapore, as well as potentially receive S$5000 cash prizes and a S$50,000 Startup SG grant.
We are seeking new materials with novel properties, such as those that change their properties upon different external stimulus.
We are seeking naturally-derived and/or renewable materials with novel properties.
We are seeking technologies that can enhance and/or control selectively the delivery of active molecules through skin or different elements of skin, scalp or hair.
We are seeking predictive solutions for evaluation of skin/ hair for the purposes of providing personalised treatments for consumers.
L’Oréal has devoted itself to beauty for over 105 years. With its unique international portfolio of 32 diverse and complementary brands, the Group generated sales amounting to 25.26 billion euros in 2015 and employs 82,900 people worldwide. As the world’s leading beauty company, L’Oréal is present across all distribution networks: mass market, department stores, pharmacies and drugstores, hair salons, travel retail, branded retail and e-commerce.
Research and innovation, and a dedicated research team of 3,870 people, are at the core of L’Oréal’s strategy, working to meet beauty aspirations all over the world. L’Oréal’s new sustainability commitment for 2020 “Sharing Beauty With All” sets out ambitious sustainable development objectives across the Group’s value chain.
For more information, visit www.loreal.com
Startup SG represents the shared interests of the startup community and showcases Singapore as a leading startup hub. It is the brand for all local support initiatives and provides stakeholders with a platform to connect globally.
For more information, visit www.startupsg.net
NUS Enterprise plays a pivotal role in advancing innovation and entrepreneurship at NUS. It actively promotes entrepreneurship and cultivates global mind-sets and talents through the synergies of experiential entrepreneurial education, active industry partnerships, holistic entrepreneurship support and catalytic entrepreneurship outreach. As Asia’s Thought Leader for Innovation & Enterprise, its initiatives complement and add a unique perspective to NUS teaching and research at the University and beyond.
For more information, visit www.enterprise.nus.edu.sg
SPRING Singapore is an agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry responsible for helping Singapore enterprises grow and building trust in Singapore products and services. As the enterprise development agency, SPRING works with partners to help enterprises in financing, capability and management development, technology and innovation, and access to markets. As the national standards and accreditation body, SPRING develops and promotes internationally-recognised standards and quality assurance infrastructure. SPRING also oversees the safety of general consumer goods in Singapore.
For more information, visit http://www.spring.gov.sg/
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