Stéphane Poigny has worked for more than 20 years in cosmetics and dermocosmetics in the development of partnerships, active ingredients and innovative products within large French companies. Since October 2020, he is R&D Director of Mibelle Biochemistry France and supports New Business Developments. Stéphane Poigny holds a PhD from the University of Paris Sorbonne and the Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle in the marine chemistry lab in Paris. He is an expert in biomimicry and bio-inspired innovations holding more than 50 publications and patents.