The International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists has 50 national Societies of Cosmetic Chemists as Members covering 80 countries. Individuals cannot be Members of the IFSCC – only national Societies can. However, anyone who belongs to a Society of Cosmetic Chemists (or Scientists) which is a member of the IFSCC can enjoy the membership benefits for individual benefits listed below (to download a flyer listing Individual Membership Benefits, click here for an A4 size flyer; click here for a US-letter size flyer).
Membership Benefits – Individuals
Access to cutting-edge advancements in cosmetic science via the Publication section of ifscc.org (registration required*)
IFSCC magazine: published online 4 times a year
Papers and presentations delivered at IFSCC events
Virtual Library of textbooks and reference materials, searchable by topic
Videos from IFSCC events, and webinars aimed at beginning chemists (many with verbatim english transcripts)
IFSCC Monographs – deep-dives into specific areas of cosmetic science
KOSMET: the only online database of scientific articles which deals with cosmetic science
IFSCC e-newsletters, produced approx 6 times a year
Discounted registration fees to our Congress (even years) and Conference (odd years) – the only global events dedicated solely to the science of cosmetics
Access to an international network of 50 Societies representing 80 countries
Opportunities to win scientific awards and prizes
Access to world renowned scientists at IFSCC-sponsored local society events
List the IFSCC on their resume, and include the IFSCC logo on social media postings
Membership Benefits – Member Societies
The opportunity to host an International Speakers Programme (once every 4 years)
Have your local events publicised through the IFSCC e-newsletter and IFSCC.org
For Societies in lesser developed countries, the opportunity to
Host a 2-day education seminar featuring globally-recognised experts in cosmetic science (Ecaterina Merica Cosmetic Education Programme)
Compete to win a multi-year grant to help fund your Society’s education initiatives (Lester Conrad Education Prize)
The opportunity to have a Representative (or Proxy) from your Society participate in the annual IFSCC Council meeting, allowing your Society to have a voice in policy making at the IFSCC
Compete to host an IFSCC Congress.
If you are an individual and want to become a member of the IFSCC, please contact a national society and join us today.
If you are a society and want to join IFSCC, please contact the Secretary General.
Sign-up for the IFSCC Newsletter, emailed 5-6 times a year.
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