PCHi Technology Summit 2018 looks at anti-ageing and sensitive skin

By Natasha Spencer

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PCHi Technology Summit 2018 looks at anti-ageing and sensitive skin
As the technology showcase gears up to return for its second year, we take a look at how anti-ageing and sensitive skin are dominating its two-day programme.

In a bid to “revitalise the Industry’s R&D engine”​, the event will explore the country’s regulatory framework, market trends and formulation technology.

R&D in 2018

Organisers Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE) will open the technology summit's doors in Guangzhou, China, from 27th-28th August 2018 to over 600 trade professionals. These visitors will comprise academics, experts in industry and medical professionals.

“Following our announcement of the Summit dates, we’re now excited to share more details about the event’s power-packed content,”​ said Peter LIU, PCHi Project Manager.

“The agenda was crafted with industry input and it reflects the market’s most pressing concerns. By providing attendees with some practical handles, we hope to inspire the development of more innovative products in time to come.”

Focusing on the core principles of technology, power and spirit, this summer’s PCHi theme is 'Empowered for Renewed Vitality'. Attendees will be invited to discuss potential collaborations and have opportunities to swap industry knowledge.

Designed by PCHi’s Cosmetics Science and Technology Innovation Committee (CSTIC), this year’s break-out sessions will centre around sensitive skin and anti-ageing, with a strong focus on cosmetics ingredients technology, efficacy evaluation, clinical application, packaging, market trends, product formulation and rules and regulations.

Analysing the skin care market

On Day 1, the PCHi Technology Summit will focus on skin care with the keynote presentation concentrating on outlook and development in the personal care industry. The new chapter of anti-ageing skin care will be explored by Laurie Du, Senior Research Analyst at Mintel APAC, and Xu Liang, Professorate Senior Engineer, China Research Institute of Daily Chemical Industry will share insights on conducting cosmetics R&D with the regulatory framework in mind. Interpreting up to date cosmetic packaging trends will also be a core topic on the agenda.

 - Sensitive skin

Liu Wei, Dean, Department of Dermatology, General Hospital of the Air Force of the Chinese People's Liberation Army will comment on the relationship between sensitive skin and TRPV-1. Guo Xueping, Vice General Manager & Chief Scientist, Bloomage Freda Biopharm will provide information on non-surgical medical aesthetic treatments: A new trend for high-end skin care. Evaluating the efficacy and effectiveness of sensitive skin care products is on the agenda as Chen Zhou, Chief Physician, Department of Dermatology at Peking University People’s Hospital will present the latest observations. 

 - Anti-ageing

When it comes to science in anti-ageing products, Wang Xiuli, Chief Physician, Shanghai Skin Disease Hospital will navigate visitors through findings on Photodynamic Therapy Anti-Ageing Technology and Xiong Xiaohui, Director Cotrune Materials Technology will look at COTRUNE C210, a new technology in the Compaction of Polymers. Tu Chunyi, Vice President of Product Safety, Regulation and Clarification Department at L‘Oreal's Asian Pacific Region will also seek to understand the regulatory framework in terms of the how-To’s of production, declaration, and inspection for cosmetics finished products.

Fang Yongsheng, General Manager of Guangzhou Keti Biotechnology will analyse market outlook and formulation design for anti-ageing skin care products. 

Introducing attendees to specific anti-ageing ingredients will also be on the agenda as Yang Yixing from POLA will unveil its findings on anti-wrinkle research. Zhao Hua, Dean of Cosmetic Department, School of Science, Beijing Technology and Business University will focus on evaluating the efficacy and product claims relating to anti-ageing products.

For more information,  visit www.pchi-china.com/en​.

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