US biofabrication specialist Modern Meadow has developed a recombinant protein inspired by Collagen type III from yeast, offering the beauty industry a more sustainable alternative to traditional animal-sourced collagens, its VP of R&D says.
Fragrance innovation continues to push boundaries as expectations rise around sustainability and functionality, and there’s fresh focus on mood-boosting and digital engagement within the category, according to one expert.
Bioprocessed algal cells can break down some hazardous and persistent cosmetic chemical pollutants, including parabens, phthalates and sulphates, but more research is required to fully understand this activity and upscale application, a review finds.
Apoena Biotech is the first ever Brazilian biotechnology beauty ingredients company in the country, but company executives have bigger ambitions as they line the business up to be a major international supplier.
Use of white biotechnology to improve essential oils and natural extracts in fragrances continues to evolve as industry looks to plug increasing demand for sustainable ingredients, finds a mini review.
Degradability is increasingly important in the cosmetics and personal care industry. And whether per- and poly-fluorinated compounds are in beauty formulations as an ingredient or a trace contaminant, they persist in the environment and are (as a result)...
Biotechnology has been heralded as a less costly, more efficient means of producing a range of active ingredients for beauty and personal care, but perhaps the biggest advantage is the sustainability factor.
The cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance ingredient maker has just announced the availability of a pharmaceutical grade of its bio-based squalane. Having a USP certified ingredient not only opens up the pharma market for Amyris but also bolsters the...
French cosmetics maker L’Oréal has upped its biotechnology efforts by announcing it has signed a collaboration agreement with Evolva Holding for the co-development of novel biosynthetic production routes for an undisclosed ingredient with broad applications...
Norway-based Aqua Bio Technology has secured a contract giving cosmetic company Restorsea, global exclusivity of its lead ingredient Aquabeautine XL which will generate the company over $20 million in the next six years.
Speciality chemicals company Evonik has joined forces with white biotechnology company BRAIN, to identify and develop suitable microorganisms, which, by using their adsorption properties, will specifically introduce novel physical properties to the selected...
Aquapharm Biodiscovery has signed an agreement with the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI) which will allow the organisations to access and co-promote one another's unique microbe collections.
Marine biotechnology company Aquapharm Biodiscovery has signed a research and development agreement with specialty chemicals company Croda to develop a range of skin care products from marine microbes.
Amyris has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Givaudan to develop a derivative of Biofene to be used as a building block for one of the most important proprietary fragrance ingredients in the fragrance and flavor company's palette.