Press release
Personal Care
May 3, 2013

TEGO® Stemlastin has been awarded as one of the innovative products in the category naturals / actives at in-cosmetics 2013

BSB Innovation Award for cosmetics and raw materials reveals latest cosmetic inventions

The BSB Innovation Award highlights the best finished goods and ingredients in four different categories. Each prize winner is selected by an international and independent jury that consists of industry professionals from leading players.

Evonik's TEGO® Stemlastin has been awarded in the category innovative raw material cosmetics naturals/actives.

TEGO® Stemlastin is a standarized red algae extract which is unique in its capability to produce GABA. It is produced in a natural, eco-friendly way using a photo bio-reactor. TEGO® Stemlastin shows proven combined activity on epidermal stem cells and elastic fibers.

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Company information

Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders
in specialty chemicals. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.

Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2012 more than 33,000 employees generated sales of around €13.6 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €2.6 billion.


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