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
    €187 million annual investment into R&D in 2020
    The Consumer Business Segment filed patents for 75 innovations in 2020
    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 1,150 studies conducted worldwide with 35,000 participants
    About 400 internal studies conducted with 10,000 participants at Beiersdorf test center
    Over 300+ close research partnerships with universities, research centers and start-up companies worldwide