Barcelona, December 2, 2020. Bicosome and Beauty Cluster will host “OneSkin”, a global skin care educational event which also serves as a charitable fundraiser for several not-for-profit organizations. The event, that is also being supported by the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia from the Spanish Research Council (IQAC – CSIC), will span across key topics in skin science, welcoming for all skin community, including scientists, formulators and marketers.   

The organization’s vision for this special event is around giving back, both within the personal care industry and to charities outside of this space. This webinar is to bring inspiration, just in time for the upcoming season of giving. Bicosome is pleased to provide informative content related to different aspects of skin and presented by reputable speakers. In turn, they open the opportunity for all participants to make an optional donation to a non-profit organization. Working with global partners will allow for an expansion in the reach of attendees as well as diversity in organizations receiving the donations.   

OneSkin is about uniting skincare community this holiday season around our passion, the skin science, and also about contributing with causes we believe and defend as a company and as human beings” states Lucyanna Barbosa-Barros, CEO of Bicosome. “We see the value, now more than ever, of how important it is to share, to be solidary. With OneSkin we share science, knowledge, and we call for solidarity by encouraging the community to participate in projects that benefit us all” states Olga Lopez, Scientist in the CSIC and Co-founder of Bicosome.

The event will be held online on December, 17 from 3:30p.m. to 5:30p.m. (CET). The masterclasses will include the following topics from four international and prestigious speakers in different fields of the skin:

  • Session 1: Quo Vadis – Barrier Researcher? (G. K. Menon, Ph.D, California Academy of Sciences), USA
  • Session 2: The skin in the new normal (Olga López, Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia), Spain
  • Session 3: Dynamic and Harmonization of Ingredients (Alberto Keidi, Protocolo  Consultoria Personal and Healthcare), Brazil
  • Session 4: Predicting topical bioavailability and bioequivalence (Begoña Delgado-Charro, University of Bath), UK

About Bicosome
Bicosome Company develops and commercializes advanced skincare ingredients based on a patented proprietary platform, the Bicosome® technology. Bicosome Company was created in the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC) part of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
The company was founded in 2012 by a group of scientists who specialized in the study of the skin tissue, in the biophysics of lipids, lipid structuration and surfactants.

About Beauty Cluster
Beauty Cluster is a private transversal cluster of the beauty sector made up of 200 Spanish companies from the entire value chain. Established in 2014, the association works to boost the competitiveness of the sector through innovation, internationalization, networking, digitization and training. It has its own B2B marketplace (Beauty Connecting Business). Moreover, it holds the international quality accreditation in Gold Label cluster management, the highest recognition in this field. And founder of the first international network of cosmetic clusters (Global Cosmetics Cluster) and the first business training entity in the beauty industry: Beauty Business School. Participates in various European projects through the Cosme Go International programs and of the RIS3 platforms.