At Seppic, the Innovation Department employs around 100 people. This team has a wide range of technical expertise and masters the science of ingredients, from creation to formulation, including benefits substantiation. It designs unique ingredients that are used in particular in beauty care, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and veterinary products. Franco Manfré is engineer and Doctor in Organic Chemistry. He has a diversified career path in the R&D management of fine chemicals major groups in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, enriched by his experience as general manager of small and medium companies and in the support of a "deeptech" start-up.