- bringing lipid knowledge to the personal care industry

Our AAK ACADEMY™ is all about sharing our knowledge and experience to make you a master in lipid technology and cosmetic applications.

NEW!  Our AAK ACADEMY is going virtual in December 2020

Our NEW one-hour online sessions balance in-depth theory with plenty of practical advice. Each one is designed to help you to find the best solutions for now, and challenge, inspire and motivate you to develop innovations for the future

We offer a different topic each day with a choice of timeslots.

    10:30 CET led by Dr Johanna Borné,
    AAK Customer Innovation & Technical Support Director
  • OR
    18:30 CET led by Benjamin Schwartz,
    Senior Personal Care Application Specialist at AAK Inc (US)
  • Thursday, 3rd December  – Introduction to Lipid Chemistry
  • Friday, 4th December – Processing naturals for optimized functionality and performance
  • Thursday, 10th December – High oxidative stable oils and bioactive ingredients.
  • Friday, 11th December – Crystallization and impact on stability and texture transformations.

For more information and details of how to register, contact your local AAK representative or email:

Johanna Borné has more than 15 years’ international experience in product innovation, R & D management and business development . She holds a PhD from Lund University, Sweden, in Chemical Engineering, Lipid Chemistry & Fat Digestion. In 2012 she became a member (fellow) of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Benjamin Schwartz has over 16 years’ experience in the cosmetic industry, working with both global brands and contract manufacturers in R & D. He offers a unique insight into the challenges and opportunities of formulating with naturals and holds a Biological Sciences from  the University of Delaware.