Among the top 3 French regions in biotechnology, Bretagne is the leader in marine
biotech and one of the first worldwide providers of marine ingredients for the
cosmetic sector. Which is why Bretagne shows up in large numbers at In-Cosmetics
2014 in Hamburg. More than 20 companies will exhibit, either with their own stand
or in the Bretagne booth of the Cosmetic Valley pavilion!
Beside international leaders such as the Yves Rocher group
(more than 3,000 Breton employees), the cosmetics industry
in Bretagne, excluding thalassotherapy, is made up of
over 100 companies that provide more than 1,000 jobs
(from the harvesting of raw materials and
evaluation to manufacturing packaging) and
brings an estimated turnover of 800 m€.
Meet us on our Bretagne booth, 3E50!
Willkommen in Bretagne !
CBB DéVELOPPEMENT / CAPBIOTEK
ALGuEs & MER
BRETAGNE COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL
Index of Companies
29 880 PLOUGUERNEAU
Tel.: +33 (0)2.98.04.54.11
Fax: +33 (0)2.98.04.55.15
For more than 20 years AGRIMER has been the first
French group able to manage the full process of marine
cosmetics, from fresh algae to the finished product. Our
marine expertise makes us a privileged partner in the
development of your marine cosmetic products,
providing you with a full service in formulation,
regulation or marketing aspects.
Active Ingredients: For five years, AGRIMER, associated
with the “Pôle Mer Bretagne“, a maritime
competitiveness network of researchers, has launched
the research program AQUACTIF, aiming to discover new
species of seaweeds and new performing active
ingredients. This very successful program allows us to
present, as a first step, two active ingredients issued
from the red algae Calliblepharis jubata, and showing
objective dermo-cosmetic activity on collagen synthesis,
anti-inflammatory response and cell protection.
3 new products:
• Enzymatic Peeling wax: This wax has a comfortable,
efficient and multi-functional texture for immediate
beauty results on the skin complexion.
• Oily Peel-offs: These specific gels, shaken with water,
create uniform and comfortable peel-off masks for
nourishing, soothing or anti-ageing skin cares.
• Mousse masks: 3 items based on a powder having the
only 4g of powder, you prepare a fresh and airy Mousse
Steven LE RESTE
Route de Mespaul
29 420 PLOUéNAN
Tel.: +33 (0)220.127.116.11.42
Fax: +33 (0)18.104.22.168.46
Development, production and distribution of natural
extracts for the cosmetics market.
Liquid, paste and powder forms.
Concentrated juices (artichocke), Pure Cellular Water
from seaweeds, vegetables, fruits, flowers. Organic
Lycopen, Quercetin …
We develop our own products and operate as well as
contract manufacturer (under vacuum
Concentration, Distillation, Extraction,
Micronization, Filtration, Air drying at moderate &
Organic and conventional Lycopen from tomatoes.
Organic and conventional Artichocke extracts.
9 rue du Clos Courtel
35 700 RENNES
Tel.: +33 (0)22.214.171.124.30
“Biotechnology by Bretagne, naturally”
Within CAPBIOTEK, the regional bio-booster
supporting and promoting the Breton biotech
economy, the cosmetic sector is supported by
the regional R&D centre: CBB DÉVELOPPEMENT.
For 25 years, the centre has been offering
tailored solutions to businesses looking to
advance their innovative projects. By
coordinating events like COsM’ING and a
number of research skills, it monitors everything
that affects advancements in research and
suggests areas for development to businesses
so that they may grow especially in the bio-
molecular production area. It also develops
new active molecules by using biotech
processes (fermentation or enzymatic synthesis
PA du Bourgneuf
146 rue Joseph Rouxel
56 350 RIEUX
Tel.:+ 33 (0)2.23.10.04.00
Fax: +33 (0)126.96.36.199.73
With over fifteen years of expertise as a developer,
manufacturer, packager of powders and gels for
nutraceutical and cosmetics formulas, and through its
cosmetics hydrogel application: the Original PEEL-OFF
Gels™ new collection, CIMAPREM confirms the success
of its partnership in the professional and homecare
cosmetics. It opens new and promising applications in
pharmacy, drugstore for health & natural medicine
professionals thanks to its new manufacturing facilities
of over 2,000 sq. meters. Moreover, we are supplier of top
quality level cosmetic ingredients and actives. We
produce and package (single and dual sachets, pump
dispensers) under your company name or in bulk and
deliver around the globe.
THE GEL INNOVATION: The Original Peel-Off Gels™ for
masks and body packs and its innovative packaging
allow, without any constraints, a remarkable
optimization of the sensory and natural quality of
conventional peel-off powder through a new galenic
form perfectly welcoming all cosmetic actives.
THE PEEL-OFF EXPERTISE: The Cimaprem Ephemeral
Seaweeds Based Tattoo is a new natural technology
designed to ephemerally adorn your skin. This
completely innovative form is based on a mix of two gels.
The first one is transparent while the other one contains
the pigments that allow original cosmetic features.
Centre de Recherche Yves Coppens
Campus de Tohannic
56 000 VANNES
Tel.: +33 (0)188.8.131.52.79
EPHYLA is a French company focused mainly on
the development of active ingredients and new
formulation concepts for the cosmetic industry.
The company provides integrated solutions
including specific raw materials, proven active
ingredients and innovative extraction and
sustainable sourcing, green extraction
techniques, natural active ingredient design and
original formulation solutions are at the very
heart of our approach.
The company also offers research and consulting
services. We provide customized solutions for
specific and personalized developments. EPHYLA’s
interdisciplinary team, comprising biologist,
pharmacist, material physicist and biochemist, is
dedicated to create innovative solutions and
advanced natural technologies.
A new formulation development integrated
concept, cold emulsion technology, natural raw
materials and their mixing system. Its flexibility is
matched only by its practicality. This integrated
pack makes it easy and quickly to develop a wide
range of textures and formulations.
Le dreves Vraz
29 290 MILIZAC
Tel.: +33 (0)184.108.40.206.08
Fax: +33 (0)220.127.116.11.43
GREENPHYT has for main purpose to become the most
important supplier of natural cosmetic exfoliant in
France and abroad. Our PhytPeel range is already
composed of 40 vegetal and mineral products and is
extending every day. We propose a cosmos organic
certified range (BioPhytPeel) and an innovative colored
range (PhytColor). Our sourcing masterizing enable us to
propose specific and customized products continuously
to our customers. We also offer across our PhytExtract
range some Glycolic, glycerin and oily extract. In order
to asses our goal, we have at our disposal our 2,200 m²
warehouse filled with a complete set of manufacturing
tools specifically dedicated to the manufacturing of
plants and minerals. We would be pleased to use these
industrial tools and our knowledge to crush, sieve, or
heat treat your own plants and seaweed so don’t
hesitate to contact us for such projects.
GREENPHYT is continuously looking for developing new
natural exfoliant raw material. Our last research was on
Amber gems, Passion fruit seeds, Barbary figs and Date
stones. We have the supplier network to find any plants
you would need. We also want to be innovative on the
exfoliant market that’s why we are also launching a new
line of colored and coated exfoliants. We can reproduce
the true color of the fruit in a fruity and stable exfoliant.
Pentaparc - Rue Lefèvre-Utile
56 036 VANNES
Tel.: +33 (0)18.104.22.168.88
Fax: +33 (0)22.214.171.124.80
suPERCRITICAL CO2, subcritical water, Molecular
Distillation, Water and ethanol extraction.
To develop your native and solvent-free actives,
HITEX offers you global assistance with your projects,
from the development stage right through to
production. Cosmetic applications concern not only
the extraction of natural ingredients, but also
purification, deodorisation, decolouration, and online
extraction-formulation. As supercritical CO2 experts,
we bring solutions, improvements and innovations to
your processes and products. Creative and pragmatic,
we constantly consider the feasibility and economic
viability of your projects. We also develop a
combination of supercritical CO2 with
complementary clean processes to help you innovate
and develop your products.
6 rue de la Ville Jégu - BP 11
35 260 CANCALE
Tel.: +33 (0)126.96.36.199.23
Fax: +33 (0)188.8.131.52.95
With several success stories in the marine
biotechnology sector, SAINT-MALO
AGGLOMÉRATION assists French or foreign
companies to establish their research units on
Atalante saint-Malo science park.
SAINT-MALO AGGLOMÉRATION proposes
infrastructures for company founders (incubator
or VsB workshops) or for the setting-up of
companies and laboratories of the sector of the
innovative marine cosmetics ingredients and
services. Involved in the Bretagne Maritime
competitiveness cluster and in a network of 250
technological companies and 5000 researchers,
SAINT-MALO AGGLOMÉRATION provides
assistance for innovative projects.
Presqu’île de Pen Lan
Tel.: +33 (0)184.108.40.206.20
Fax : +33 (0)2;220.127.116.11
SETALG is the leading French company specialized
in natural marine ingredients and private label
cosmetics since 1985. SETALG offers 4 types of
products: personal care products, peel off and
rinse off bases, standard formulations and
customized products. Its exclusive natural range
of products is appraised for its high quality.
SETALG’s unique know-how translates into precise
product customization by adapting textures,
actives, ingredients, colors and fragrances to suit
any specific request.
Every year, SETALG launches new products. 2 year
ago, SETALG launched the Twin-Phase® mask, last
year it was the Spray Mask®. This year come and
visit us on our booth or discover our new product
in the innovation zone.
Algues & Mer
29 242 ILE d’OUESSANT
Tel.: +33 (0)18.104.22.168.40
ALGUES & MER is located on Ouessant Island, at the
Western end of France. This highly protected area is
exceptionally rich in seaweeds.
All seaweeds harvested there are organic certified.
ALGUES & MER extracts from these seaweeds
fantastic cosmetic active ingredients:
Ascophyscient® and Ysaline®.
Highly focused on innovation, ALGUES & MER just
started a partnership with the French National
Institute of Health and Medical Research (INsERM).
They published a very promising study about the
use of distinctive seaweed extracts, made by
ALGUES & MER, for medical imagery. Maybe one day
a pharma extract?
Presqu’île de Pen lan - BP3
22 610 PLEUBIAN
Fax: +33 (0)22.214.171.124.38
CEVA (Centre d’Etude et de Valorisation des Algues) is a
French technical center and contract research organization
specialized on Algae and seaweed bioressources.
It provides applied research and All in One solutions for a
sustainable production of ingredients extracted from algae:
• Environmental studies
• Algae production development
• Ingredients and Process development at laboratory and
pilot scale (grinding, drying, extraction, purification, ...)
• Ingredients characterization (polysaccharides,
polyphenols, carotenoids, …)
• Technico-economical studies
CEVA has a 30+years track record and a proven expertise in
the development of natural ingredients and extracts from
algae for the cosmetic and food markets.
• Active extracts from seaweeds (anti-ageing, skin-
whitening, hair care, …)
• Antioxidants: polyphenols, carotenoids, astaxanthin,
fucoxanthin, vitamins, …
• Polysaccharides: polyglycans, fucoidans, ulvans, fibers, …
• Oligosaccharides: oligoalginates, oligoulvans,
hyaluronic-like substances, …
• Minerals and micronutrients, iodine extracts, …
• Algae-based surfactants
4 rue Yves Collet
29 200 BREST
Tel.: +33 (0)126.96.36.199.00
Fax: +33 (0)188.8.131.52.41
FARCODERM France is a CRO providing all
services to assess security, safety, tolerability,
sensory aspects, efficacy of cosmetic products
(skin care, hair care, make-up, solar care, personal
care), nutritional products and medical devices.
Acting as a close partner to your R&D and
Marketing divisions, we provide support and
expertise for the realization of your scientific
- performing in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo studies,
- proposing standard assays and designing
- testing your finished products and raw
FARCODERM France is a part of FARCODERM
Bretagne Commerce International is a
non-profit organization of private
companies located in Western France.
Entrusted by the Regional Government
of Bretagne and the Regional Chamber
of Commerce to internationalize the
Breton economy, it assists Breton
companies in their international
development as well as foreign
companies planning to invest in
Through customized and collective
activities, Bretagne Commerce
International is committed to :
E raising awareness about
E supporting companies with
E helping companies start and then
consolidate their business.
Bretagne Commerce International
Annie BERTHELOT - dominique FLOC’H
Parc Eolys - 16C rue de Jouanet - CS 20834
35 708 RENNES cedex 7
Tel.: +33 (0)2.99.25.04.04
Fax: +33 (0)2.99.25.04.00
E From one of the founding countries of the European union, you will be able to
expand on a market of 502 million consumers with a high purchasing power.
E Thanks to an outstandingly high level of initial education, you will benefit from
a workforce which is able to adapt to the constant evolution of products and
E Enjoying a high quality of life environment, you will find opportunities for
innovation, R&D and competitiveness, which is the evidence of great scientific
and technological skills.
Why invest in Bretagne?
• 28,000 km²
• 3.19 million people
• €82 billion GdP (#7
region in France
region in Marine
region for filing
of High Tech
digital R&d in
Land of excellence:
Digital, Automotive, Marine, Agriculture and Agro-Food
Marine Renewable Energy,
Green Vehicles, Eco-Activities
Bretagne plays host to almost 490 foreign companies
Bretagne economy: a snapshot
Bretagne and its strong industrial dynamics
Bretagne Commerce International
Parc Eolys - 16C rue de Jouanet - CS 20834 • 35708 RENNES cedex 7 • FRANCE
Tel.: +33 (0)2.99.25.04.04 • Fax: +33 (0)2.99.25.04.00