PhotoDerma SA is a development stage company engaged in research
and development of novel cosmetics and pharmaceutics, as well as
related cosmetic or medical devices in the field of photoactive
technologies. It is a spin-off of the medical photonics group of
the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
in Lausanne (EPFL) and has been founded in May 2003 by private
shareholders and the EPFL.
The main focus of PhotoDerma SA's activity lies on the design and
development of photoactive compounds / technologies for cosmetic
applications in dermatology.
PhotoDerma SA has active collaborations with the Swiss
Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), and the
University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG)
and Lausanne (CHUV).
PhotoDerma SA presently conducts a clinical trial for its hair removal
technology. The company has built a solid network and strong competences
for studies in the field of photoactive technologies, from the design
and synthesis of photoactive compounds until clinical trials.
The company is located in Ecublens (VD), Switzerland.