Beijing, 4 June 2020—Held from 2-4 June 2020, the PCHi Fountain Awards Online Ceremony 2020 concluded on a high note. This year, RSE received nominations for 122 innovative products and 6 outstanding individuals for their contributions in ingredient research and development. These entries were submitted by 79 companies from around the world. 27 of these nominated companies launched 29 products online during the event. The virtual awards ceremony recorded more than 100,000 views, and garnered positive sentiments from the industry.
Innovation-led & Technologies-driven Event
The PCHi Fountain Awards recognizes and motivates the industry for its efforts toward research advancement and technological development. Today, the Awards is an influential and authoritative annual industry event.
All entries were evaluated carefully and independently by an esteemed judging panel against a set of standardized criteria, which includes product ingenuity, scientific and technological innovation, and market application prospects. To ensure equity, this year's panel again saw partial rotation and included established researchers from universities and research institutions, industry veterans from renowned cosmetics manufacturing companies and associations, as well as experts from PCHi’s Cosmetics Science & Technology Innovation Committee (CSTIC).
Inaugural Online Awards Ceremony for the Global Personal Care Industry
For the first time ever, RSE hosted the PCHi Fountain Awards Ceremony virtually and also offered a platform for all award nominees to share more about their innovative products and technologies with attendees via a live broadcast. Industry folk lauded the initiative to bring the awards ceremony online amidst the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic situation.
The winners of PCHi Fountain Awards 2020 are:
Clariant Chemicals (China) Ltd
Bloomage Biotechnology Corporation Limited
INGREDIENTS PLUS (SHANGHAI) LTD
Zinc-titanium composite slurry (TZ-906)
Symrise Shanghai Ltd.
BASF (China) Company Ltd.
Lipoid Kosmetik AG
The Hallstar Company
Skin Barrier Repair
Sensient Technologies Corp.(China) Limited
Natpure Xtra actives
Metabiotics® Resveratrol CN
Dow Chemical (China) Company Limited
MaizeCare™ style polymer
Ashland (China) Holdings Co., Ltd.
Antaron™ ECo ethylcellulose
Hair Care/Scalp Care
Shanghai JAKA Biotech Co.，LTD.
Software for Cosmetics
COPTIS ASIA PTE., LTD.
COPTIS LAB version 57.0
Outstanding Individual of the Year
Ichimaru Pharcos Co.,Ltd
Jiangsu Jland Biotech Co., Ltd
Peter LIU, PCHi Project Manager at Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions, concluded, “We’re deeply encouraged by the positive feedback we’ve received since introducing the PCHi Fountain Awards. We sincerely thank all Award participants — your contributions to the industry are much appreciated. It is our firm belief that the PCHi Fountain Awards will continue to be a catalyst for the industry’s rapid progress, and we look forward to more innovative products in the years to come.”
Notes to the Editor
The Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show is China's #1 Sourcing Platform for the Global Personal Care Industry. As an innovation-led event, PCHi provides cosmetics, home and personal care manufacturers, ingredients suppliers, cosmetics packaging, machinery and product testing providers from all over the world with a quality platform for ingredients sourcing, gaining insight into global trends, and networking with world-class experts.