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Don’t miss the fantastic preclinical testing day program – May 30th 2024

15 May 2024

The Annual International Professional Symposium returns in 2024!

Live or Online

Register: click here

🔎 Discover the program for the second day of Cosmetotest, dedicated to Preclinical Testing.

Organized by Cosmet’in Lyon and Skinobs, Cosmetotest enables cosmeticians from all over the world to attend academic and applied conferences and interact with participants, meet testing partners, 30 exhibitors, CROs or instrumentation manufacturers, and take part in equipment demonstrations.

Building on the success of its last two editions with more than 200 attendees, Cosmetotest is back with a bang in 2024, tackling new themes to bring together the most prestigious players in the cosmetics world.

Attend Cosmetotest Symposium its the opportunity to:

  • Listen to 20 academic conferences
  • Discover 23 Short talks
  • Meet 30 exhibitors
  • Exchange with the Scientists of the Beauty Evaluation community


For its third edition, the symposium dedicated to cosmetic testing will take place from May 29 to 302024, at the ENS of Lyon (France) on the Jacques Monod site.


Focus on the Preclinical Testing Day – May 30

📍 Session 1: Safety; from irritation to sensitization

Academic lectures

  • Marc PALLARDY – Université Paris-Saclay: NAMs (New Alternatives Methods) in chemical sensitization: from science to risk-assessment
  • Nathalie ALEPEE – L’Oréal: Next Generation Risk Assessment (NGRA) for skin sensitization: the journey toward the current framework and it’s application to case studies
  • Frédéric NUNZI – SGS Idea Lab: Overview of in vitro regulatory toxicology tests for safety evaluation of cosmetics: from irritation to sensitization

Short talks

  • Senzagen: Introduction to GARDskin (OECD TG 442E) for evaluation of skin sensitization hazard with dose-response option for quantitative risk assessment


📍 Session 2: What parallel between Cosmetics & Nutraceuticals in preclinical evaluation

Academic lectures

  • Vincent DANI – ExAdEx-Innov: Adipose tissue at the crossroads of dermo-cosmetic and nutraceutical research 
  • Florence CHEZET – UMR 1019 INRAE Unité Nutrition Humaine, Equipe Ecrein, Université Clermont Auvergne: Innovative natural health products : from screening to nutri-cosmetic applications
  • Marisa MELONI and Marilita MAZZARELLI – Vitroscreen: Skin: a common target for Cosmetics and Nutritionals Ingredients 


  • Fabrice MONTY – Microfactory: Makeup Evaluation: Screening 160 Products in 1 Month… While Drinking Coffee!
  • Pauline COTINAT – Innov&Sea: Cnidarian cells to assess the marine ecotoxicity of sunscreen products on coastal marine ecosystems
  • Laure SAIS – Ambiotis: Specialized pro-resolving mediators: a super family of ligands involved in skin biology
  • Weneos (ex Helioscreen): Sweat Resistance: a key factor in sunscreen protection


📍 Session 3: Environment conditions of the cultures

Academic lectures

  • Hanan OSMAN-PONCHET – PKderm: 2D and 3D In Vitro skin models: a promising tool for evaluating the anti-inflammatory properties of cosmetics ingredients and products
  • Amélie THEPOT – LabSkin Creation: 3D Reconstructed Skin Models: Predictive Tools for Assessing the Impact of External Stresses
  • Nadira CHETTOUH HAMMAS – CNRS d’Orléans: Preserving skin oxygenation: a novel challenge in in-vitro testing

Short talks

  • Anne-Laure DESROCHES – CTI Biotech: ExVivo, InVitro and 3DBioprinted human tissue engineering for real human skin and scalp testing
  • Promega: Bringing Nature’s Light to Cell-Based Cosmetic Testing: Bioluminescence-based Solutions for Cell Health 



To discover the full program click here


Sponsors of the event

  • Cosmet’in Lyon

Conference registration: send a message to Marie-Christine Di Murro ;

Tel: +33 9 50 54 42 02 or +33 6 52 00 39 32.


  • Skinobs

Ophélie Rebillard at ;

Tel: +33 7 88 17 00 14