Meet Cosmetics and Personal Care Giants of India at Cosmetics and Science 2013 Conference

Jan 21, 2013, 23:00 ET from UBM India Pvt. Ltd.

MUMBAI, January 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

For the first time ever in India, a exclusive conference for the Indian cosmetics industry will be focussing on overcoming cosmetics regulatory, R&D and clinical challenges.



While the cosmetics industry is growing at a fast pace, there are several challenges faced by the industry such as regulatory challenges, maintaining safety standards during clinical trials, formulation of new product, view the changing customers need, market expansion and penetration in untapped market.

Against this backdrop, UBM India is providing a platform to discuss more about cosmetics R&D and regulatory issues, market opportunities for cosmetics and consumer behaviour in India at Cosmetics and Science 2013, a  one-day strategic conference and half day workshop to be held from 21-22 March at Meluha The Fern Hotel in Mumbai, India.

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This is the first time where a forum will cover an array of topics on cosmetics that focuses on R&D and science, clinical trials and regulatory landscape to ensure effective trial procedure and formulation of high quality cosmetic products. "Indian cosmetic market is likely to register a growth rate of around 17% during 2011-2015," say market researchers from RNCOS.

This conference will have 11 senior experts which include A Sivakumar from Hindustan Unilever, Navneet Sonawane from Vedic Lifesciences, Ashutosh Bharadwaj from VLCC, Prashant Hegde from L'Oreal and many more will share their expertise and valuable insights on significant advancements in cosmetics industry. An exclusive panel discussion with the industry experts will discuss opportunities in the Indian cosmetics industry in terms of domestic and world market in the next few years.


A dedicated workshop on skincare science discussing advance technologies in skincare will be led by Manjeet Aggrawal from Shriram Institute for Industrial Research on 21 March 2013.

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About UBM India:

UBM India is a subsidiary of UBM plc, which is the second largest independent exhibition organiser in the world. It is the largest trade exhibition organiser in India, responsible for 26 exhibitions in different locations across the country. The company is also involved in the organisation of conference programmes throughout India and in the publications of trade journals and magazines. For further details, please visit the UBM India website,

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