Co-create the Next Big Bang in Beauty Tech
In 2020 - 2023, L'Oréal BigBang Startup Challenge has achieved impressive results. We have received applications from over 1900 startups and finally selected 40 teams to participate in the POC project and join L'Oréal at CIIE. L'Oreal China has awarded 'WISE 2021 Open Innovation leading enterprise' thanks to Big Bang. This year, still together with Oriental Beauty Valley and Business France, we once again invite all startups to take part in our challenge. You're welcome to apply if you:
1. Hope to co-create a new era of beauty technology with L'Oréal
2. Want to bring more high-tech Good Consumption solutions to consumers
3. Look forward to applying innovative achievements in the business world
You cannot miss the 2024 L'Oréal China Beauty Technology Innovation Challenge!
Phygital
Under this track, the innovations on following key areas are expected to strengthen innovative & personalized consumer experience:
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Operation 4.0
Support growth and agility end-to-end value chain.
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Future Science
Latest R&I and frontier technology that is entering the application phase
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Two Transversal Tracks
Green and Sustainability Track
Focusing on green technology and science along the entire industry chain
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AI Track
Focusing on artificial intelligence innovations that can be used along the beauty industry chain
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Prize
Pilot or Incubation Project & Media Exposure
Work with L'Oréal to create the next generation of beauty tech solutions
Mentorship & Upskilling
Enroll in L'Oréal's expert mentorship program
Potential Investment Opportunity
Possible to become L’Oréal's strategic partner
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Timeline
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As from today - 31 May
Online Application
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1 June - 31 July
Expo (Upskilling) & Shortlist & Mentor
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15 August – 15 September
Grand Finale
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October onward
Pilot, Incubation Project and Award Ceremony
About Us
L’Oréal, the world’s largest beauty company, entered Chinese mainland in 1997. L’Oréal China is headquartered in Shanghai and has five offices across the country. L’Oréal China currently has 31 brands and one R&I center in China, as well as two factories in Suzhou and Yichang, owning more than 14,000 employees. After 25 years of high-quality, steady and sustainable growth, China has become the second-largest market in the world, the headquarter of the North Asia “Beauty Triangle”, and one of three Beauty Tech Hubs worldwide. 2022 marks the 25th anniversary of L’Oréal’s entry into the Chinese mainland market. On the occasion of L'Oréal China’s 25th anniversary, L'Oréal founded its first investment company in China, “Shanghai Meicifang Investment Co., Ltd” and started construction for Group’s first global self-built Intelligent Fulfillment Center in Suzhou. As one of the best corporate citizens in China, L’Oréal China has always implemented and kept the “L’Oréal for the Future - Sustainable Development Commitment 2030” in mind. China is L’Oréal's first market to achieve carbon neutrality for all its operated sites, and L'Oréal China actively contributes to the good development of Chinese society through CSR programs.