In a deal expected to close today, DSM is buying the synthetic biotechnology company’s flavor and fragrance intermediates business to augment its own aroma ingredients offerings and bring bio-based fragrance inputs to the cosmetics industry.
Beauty biotechnology will gain importance in the coming years, driven by environmental concerns and limited natural resources, but industry will have to work hard at creating positive consumer perceptions, says Royal DSM.
The beauty care ingredients maker has completed a skin moisture mapping study and is taking their findings public in a big way—on The Lifetime TV Network, a move that’s sure to get the attention of millions of US consumers and reverberate throughout the...
DSM Venturing, the corporate venturing unit of Netherlands-based
ingredients specialist DSM, says it has invested $2m in Sol-Gel
Technologies, a privately-owned company specialising in beauty and
health care applications.