L’Oréal's Research and Innovation employs 3,817 people of approximately 60 nationalities. Working in some thirty disciplines, more than half of these employees are doctors or engineers, and they are responsible for over 600 patents filed in 2012.
€791M invested in Research and Development in 2012, or 3.5% of sales
611 patents registered in 2012
80+ publications per year: articles in scientific reviews and live presentations in international conferences