Shiseido Company, Limited won the “Top Award” in the Podium Presentation category at the 29th IFSCC Congress 2016, held in Orlando, USA.
Shiseido has won top awards from 24th to 29th IFSCC Congresses consecutively. With the awards won at the ”IFSCC Conferences” which are held in odd-numbered years, Shiseido has won 24 awards (including 20 top awards) in total, which is the largest number received by a cosmetics company in the world. The winner, Tomonobu Ezure received the award at the two consecutive Congresses.
Outline of the awarded theme
Theme: Discovery of novel skin aging mechanism: “dermal cavitation”; Presenter: Tomonobu Ezure, Ph.D., Shiseido Life Research Center
In 1959, cosmetic chemists from eight countries founded the IFSCC with the aim of sharing international information for the development of cosmetics technologies. IFSCC Congresses are held once every two years. Research presentations generally include a few hundreds of entries, with the total participants exceeding 1,000. The congresses are the world’s most prestigious forums for the presentation of research related to cosmetics and skin. Furthermore, at the ”IFSCC Conference” which is held in odd-numbered years with the objective of enhancing young researcher education and increasing the awareness of developing country members, the single most outstanding research presentation has been also awarded the top honor since 2003.