European Cosmetics Innovate Summit rescheduled to March 2 - 3 2021

As event organisers, the health, safety and well-being of our partners, attendees and staff are our highest priority. We have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation and working closely with the venue and event partners, and have taken the decision to move the European Cosmetics Innovate Summit to 2-3 March, 2021.

The event will still take place at the Milan Marriott Hotel. All existing registrations will automatically be transferred to the new dates and registered attendees will receive a confirmation soon.

Registration remains open and we look forward to seeing you next year.

If you have any questions at all please email and a member of the team will get back to you asap.

Confirmed Speakers

Göran Agardh

IDUN Minerals


David Alpert

IIAA – International Institute for Anti-Aging

Managing Director

Stefan Biel


Innovation Director Oscar & Paul

Anna Brightman

UpCircle Beauty


Luis Carlos Chacón

Forbes Latin America | BusinessCase

Op-Ed Columnist | Global Consultant

Jo Chidley

Beauty Kitchen


Ingmar Claes


Chief Scientific Officer

Manuel Corona


Founder & CEO

Dr Graham Cross

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Executive Fellow

Anna Cusden

Look Fabulous Forever


Tricia Cusden

Look Fabulous Forever


Rob Forgione

My. Haircare


Konstantinos Gardikis


Director of Research and Development

Heike Linnemann

KIKO Milano

Brand General Manager

Drolma Lizcano



Julie Mackay



Dr Anna Mandozzi


Founder & CEO

Alfred Marchal


Chief Research Officer

Terence Chung, PhD



Laura Rudoe

S5 Skincare

Founder & CEO

Andrea Elisabeth Rudolph

Rudolph Care

Founder & CEO

Kit Wallen Russell


Co-Founder and R&D Director

Jørgen Skjødt

ZENZ Organic


Mark Smith


Director General

Caroline Thunstedt

IDUN Minerals

Sales and R&D Director

Meet the disruptors. Hear their stories. Create your own.

In an exceedingly competitive yet exciting market, successful product launches are becoming ever harder to achieve.

The challenges you know, but are you up to date with the solutions?

At Cosmetics Innovate you'll look at new product development from a whole new angle.

Bringing you contemporary thinking and state-of-the-art technology to improve every stage of your product life cycle.

If you want to boost your launch success rates and ultimately gain control over your NPD, then you’re in the right place.


Who's it for?

The Cosmetics Innovate Summit is a place for curious, creative and conscientious cosmetics professionals to meet, share and learn.
If your role encompasses any of the following areas, then you'll find value here:

Product Development
Scientific or Regulatory Affairs

What's on the agenda?

The summit agenda is being written in close consultation with the industry.

The topics have been chosen to address the greatest challenges facing NPD and quality professionals in the cosmetics industry today.

Attend and you'll hear how you can:

  • Bring products to market faster by having greater control over your product development process
  • Enhance product formulation with some of the most innovative, natural and exciting ingredients
  • Ensure the quality and total compliance of your products through rigorous testing methods
  • Utilise quality management software and technologies to efficiently manage your processes with a central hub for all your quality information
  • Define and incorporate the latest trends in consumer behaviour and buying patterns from across Europe
  • Plan your product life-cycle journey with breakthrough technologies
  • Develop strategies and tailor techniques for expansion into new markets

How to get involved

Delegate registration is now open - register online here.

Alternatively contact Adrian Ford to arrange your registration -
If you're interested in speaking on the agenda then please email with an outline of your chosen topic.

You can also call Daniela on +44 (0)20 3874 9234.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Sponsorship is now open, with a number of opportunities available to match all goals and budgets.

To discuss the options, please contact Henk on or +44 (0)20 7501 6715.