Contributor Profile

Dr. Karl Lintner

Job TitlePresident

Company NameKAL’IDEES


Dr. Karl LINTNER obtained a Degree in Chemical Engineering from Vienna University (Austria) and a PhD in Biochemistry from the same University. After 10 years of Research on Biological Peptides at the Nuclear Research Centre in Saclay, France  (>30 papers in biochemistry and biophysics published), he became Laboratory Manager, then Marketing Manager with the HENKEL Company, Düsseldorf, Germany. He joined SEDERMA, the world-leading Active Ingredient supplier, in 1990 as Technical Director and later headed the company for ten years as Managing Director/CEO.

Presently, Karl Lintner is an Independent Consultant to the Cosmetic Industry (President of KAL’IDEES S.A.S.). He also teaches classes on cosmetic chemistry and skin biology at the ISIPCA school of Perfumery, Cosmetics and Aroma in Versailles and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Int. Journal of Cosmetic Science for almost five years. He has filed several dozens of patents, published numerous articles and book chapters on cosmetic ingredients, and is an active member of SCC and SFC (France) He was awarded the prestigious "Maison de Navarre" Medal of the SCC in 2012 and won the In-Cosmetics Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.

Conference Sessions

  • Suncare protection - The skin and the electromagnetic spectrum

    Tuesday09:00 - 12:4017 April 2018
    Workshop Room G102 - G103

    09:00 - 09:10     Workshop introductionDr. Karl Lintner, President, KAL'IDEES The big questions are, as always: what’s new in the field of protecting the skin ...

    • Language: English
  • The Microbiome of the skin - New avenues of research

    Tuesday14:00 - 17:3017 April 2018
    Workshop Room G102 - G103

    14:00 - 14:20     Introduction - A short literature review of the most recent science in skin floraDr. Karl Lintner, President, KAL'IDEES Interest in the micro...


    • Language: English

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