Project summary


Natura is an industry leader in the Brazilian cosmetics, fragrance and personal hygiene market and in direct sales, and also stands out for its investments in R&D. The aim of this project was to help the company comprehend the potential of biotechnology and prioritize certain areas. To do so, Biominas Brasil designed and aligned the company’s conception of biotechnology, analyzed technology trends in the cosmetics industry and built up a priority matrix.


  • Establishment of institutional definition of biotechnology for Natura;
  • Analysis of the main biotechnology categories used in the cosmetics industry;
  • Definition of priority biotechnology areas for Natura.

“The project was satisfactorily developed. Throughout the process, the project team maintained a very close relationship, constantly aligning deliveries and expectations. Biominas’ team was proactive, always trying to understand our demands and looking for the best solutions. In addition, Biominas made an effort to develop a closer relationship with us making it possible for our company to participate in other biotechnology initiatives”.