Facts & Figures

Some interesting key facts & figures about our global Research & Development at a glance.

Quick Facts

  • About 900 global employees working in Research & Development
    €177 million annual investment into R&D in 2019
    The Consumer Business Segment filed patents for 98 innovations in 2019
    Laboratories in Germany, Brazil, China, India, Japan, Mexico and the USA to study and meet regional skin care needs
    Globally renowned Skin Research Center, one of the largest and most modern in Europe
  • International Open Innovation initiative launched in 2010 to increase our innovative capacity
    About 1,700 studies conducted worldwide with 44,500 participants
    About 500 internal studies conducted with 19,000 participants at Beiersdorf test center
    Over 300+ close research partnerships with universities, research centers and start-up companies worldwide