Let’s trailblaze the future of Beauty Technology together

L’Oréal Canada is looking to partner with innovative startups to revolutionize beauty through groundbreaking technology and innovation.

 
 

Application Deadline

MAY 10, 2019

CHALLENGE DAY

JUNE 27, 2019

Start of the Program

JULY 2, 2019

Demo Day

SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

 
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L’Oréal Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of the L’Oréal Group, the world’s leading cosmetics company, has opened the 2019 application process for its
Open Innovation Challenge.

Open Innovation at L’Oréal is a dynamic mix of bringing external and internal ideas to transform the way consumers interact with beauty. This means establishing lasting connections with beauty & tech startups. Together we want to create a new generation of innovative beauty products, devices and digital services.
— L'ORÉAL OPEN INNOVATION GROUP
 
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CHALLENGES 

 
 
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BEAUTY tECH
SERVICES

Introduce the next generation service and innovation to create new ways for consumers to discover, engage, and experience our brands and products.

 
 
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PREDICTIVE
INTELLIGENCE

Applications of data & AI to transform areas of purchase frequency, retention, basket-size, content and product recommendation, and inventory forecasting.

 
 
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CONVERSATIONAL
A.I.

Explore a human-centered approach to virtual assistants for sales & service, or introduce beauty voice services for smart home applications.

 
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BENEFITS

 

PREMIUM CUSTOMER

Land a potential large customer and reinvent the beauty experience in collaboration with a world-class leader in Canada and has more than 110 years of expertise.

PROOF OF CONCEPT

Develop a P.O.C. and grow your start-up with a concrete use case. Receive a financial contribution of up to 25,000 $ CAD to support the P.O.C. and the business case.

KNOWLEDGE & RESOURCES

Access L’Oréal Canada expertize in beauty consumer packaged goods. Benefit from expert coaching, mentors workshops, peer-to-peer learning and expand your network.

 
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TEAM

 

Robert
Beredo

chief digital
officer
L’oréal canada

Vivek
Rai

digital
innovatioN
L’Oréal canada

Hakim
Merah

Program
Manager
osmo

Valérie
Forget

program
director
osmo

 
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MENTORS

 

Ali
Fakih

general
manager
garnier canada

Maude
Lauzon

GenERAL
MANAGER
VICHy canada

Tiffany
Uman

marketing
director
kiehl’S canada

Flavien
Vallat

e-commerce
director, luxe
L’ORéal canada

Souha
Seifeddine

GROUP marketing
MAnager
Lancôme canada

 
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Is your startup ready to co-create the future of Beauty with us?

 
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