The French beauty care and makeup empire L’Oréal, the owner of dozens of premium and mass market brands, has been growing artificial human skin from tissues left after plastic surgeries from cells in its laboratories in Lyon since 1980-s.
A battle for customers’ love and wallets between global stalwart brands and nimble tech-savvy challengers gets a new spin: the latter arrange funding programs for the former to fuel innovation culture in their organizations and get a fresher vision. Instead, startups get access to knowledge, financial support and customer base of global corporations: a win-win situation.
The American head office of Ogilvy CommonHealth, the team of health-related trends analysts, has released a new report «Wearable Technology Futures 2020: A New Path for Public Health?» that looks at potential of the much-discussed wearable devices, such as Jawbone, Fitbit and others, to improve the level of public health—specifically, in the U.S.
The global IT corporation Microsoft has conducted a new survey of 13,200 users aged 16-64 years old from 13 countries —Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Sweden, the UAE, the UK and the US—to find out to what extent digital technology changes their life. The findings from the study «Digital Trends 2015» has been grouped into three categories, as follows: trends, the «Performers,» and the «Explorers.»