COSMETIC CHEMISTS GUIDE TO PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Course Instructor: Perry Romanowski
COURSE OBJECTIVE: This course will cover the basic process of generating ideas for new cosmetics, developing them into functional products and scaling them up to be sold commercially.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This class would be useful for cosmetic formulators, quality control scientists, regulatory scientists, marketing and product development professionals and others who are interested in the process of taking an idea from a brainstorm session to a store shelf.
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This course will include the following:
I. Ideation – discuss the tools and techniques used to generate product ideas
This section will cover: Market research, Consumer research, Idea synthesis, Open innovation, Technology transfer, Supplier partnering, Filtering ideas
II. Development – Reviews the process by which ideas are refined and turned into final formulas.
This section will cover: Developing a product description, Generating starting formulas, Creating prototypes, Testing and refining prototypes, Establishing packaging, Claims development
III. Commercialization – Covers the process of turning a lab scale batch into a full production product
NOTE: The SCC reserves the right to cancel any course for extenuating circumstances. A full refund will be issued in this case.