Beauty Cluster Barcelona

Spain: Catalonia
Ivan Borrego

Overview

Profile:
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About us

The BCB is based on three main objectives; Innovation, Internationalization and Smart networking for the Beauty Industry.

We make our companies more competitive by creating new projects and offering value added services, through individual and collective initiatives. We project ourselves to the world from our own origin, and we adopt the values that bring us together and the synergies enhancing our characteristics and attributes.

We believe that sharing the knowledge and the experience is one of the bases for cooperation and collaboration between companies, sectors and countries. 

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation

Cluster composition

  • 200
    Cluster Members
  • 173
    SME's
  • 0
    Large Companies
  • 0
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 0
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Achievements

INNOVATION:

  • Promotion of Innovation Day at Barcelona (2nd edition on 2016). During that day a huge number of top professionals attends and explains the latest innovations in the beauty sector.

INTERNATIONALIZATION:

  • Participating during 4 years at InCosmetics International Exhibition.
  • Global collaboration agreement with Cosmetic Valley (France), Polo Della Cosmesi (Italy) and Japan Cosmetic Center (Japan)
  • Promotion of the 1st Beauty International Markets Day, where Pills of knowledge about Internationalization were given by experts (realized on February, 2017).

Management team

Ivan Borrego Valverde
Cluster Manager
Adrià Martínez
Project Manager
Patricia Gisbert
ECCP Responsible Person
Helena Rodríguez
Other
Carmina Clavería
Other
Marta Daura
Other
Melissa Torres
Project Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas
Cross-sectoral industries
Advanced Packaging

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)
Development of human resources, such as staff mobility, access to training

Further information

INNOVATION: We are focused on promoting the innovation of the cluster companies by providing them useful information, formation pills and the preparation of events where the latest innovations on beauty can we shared. We also develop every quarter a Beauty Innovation Watch

INTERNATIONALIZATION: BCB is really active on going at international fairs, increasing the visibility of their companies and enhancing the knowledge of potential international partners. Moreover, an yearly event is prepared where expertised companies on internationalization can share their experiences giving advices.

NETWORKING: The interconnection of the companies is crucial for the growth of the beauty industry. In that sense, BCB organizes events 100% focused on networking activities, where the connection between companies is facilitated, sometimes accompanied by  creative and innovative workshops. We have our own MARKETPLACE.

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
CIP/COSME Other

Name & description

Regional: Catalonia Cluster Programme (Catalan Government)

Project name

We are part of an European Strategic Cluster Partnership for Going International, within the project Cosmetics4Wellbeing: a driver to international wellbeing industry (2018-2019).

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Japan
Republic of Korea (South Korea)
Singapore

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

France
Italy

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

Further information

Joint participation of cluster members at International Fairs (Cosmetic360-France, CosmeTech-Tokyo-Japan, etc.).

Connection to cluster organisation(s)

Profile name Location
Cosmetics4Wellbeing

Upcoming events

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Latest news and documents

News Published: 01.04.2019
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - Hair Care International Congress 2019
News Published: 23.04.2018
CALL OF ABSTRACTS: Barcelona olfaction congress 2018
News Published: 20.02.2018
BCB opens a tender for a consultancy project
News Published: 05.02.2018
III Commercial Mission to Japan organized by the Beauty Cluster Barcelona