CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Living Proof, the award-winning, technology-based beauty company, congratulates co-founder and board member Robert Langer, ScD, who will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama in a White House ceremony this afternoon.
Dr. Langer, Institute Professor at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, co-founded Living Proof to drive new innovation within the beauty industry by applying technologies and principals from the biotechnology industry.
“Bob’s great mission is to translate academic research so that it can improve people’s lives in very meaningful ways,” says Living Proof CEO Jill Beraud. “He is the champion of new innovation for patients and consumers around the world. There is no one more deserving of the nation’s National Medal of Technology and Innovation.”
Dr. Langer has 811 patents, issued or pending, to his name, and more than 250 companies have licensed or sublicensed Langer Lab patents. At Living Proof, Dr. Langer’s scientific leadership has been instrumental in developing new products with meaningful benefit. Since 2005, the company has received ten patents, and the industry has recognized its products with over 34 awards.
About Living Proof
Living Proof was founded by a team of biotechnology researchers, expert stylists, and partners at Polaris Partners to solve the world’s toughest beauty problems. Today, our innovative products have received over 34 industry awards. Living Proof hair care products can be found nationwide at top salons Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, QVC and at Livingproof.com. Internationally, Living Proof products can be found at Space NK in the United Kingdom and Mecca in Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit http://www.livingproof.com. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/livingproofinc and follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/livingproof