Facts & Figures

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

Quick Facts
  • 850 global employees working in Research & Development
    €155 million annual investment into R&D in 2018
    The Consumer Business Segment filed patents for 86 innovations in 2018
    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
    1,740 studies conducted worldwide with 43,000 participants
    580 internal studies conducted with 17,000 participants at Beiersdorf test center
    Over 300+ close research partnerships with universities, research centers and start-up companies worldwide