• 1870

    Founder

    “Domenico Ganassini had the basilar talent of chemical  biologist: the one of being born to become a scientist  as he was born as an instinctive biochemist, enamoured by research  and as a brilliant expert of biochemical phenomenas” Prof. Ernesto Bertarelli.

    Passionate love for study and for chemical and biochemical research had accompanied Professor Domenico Ganassini in studies and research  since his adolescence.
    Important success like synthetsizing of Niacin, known as Vitamin PP (Pellagra Preventing), marks his career.
    This molecule, for its deficiency at skin level can cause the onset of Pellagra (from which the name Pellagra Preventing), has a primary and fundamental protective action on the skin.
    His immense knowledge is the reason of the origin of Istituto Ganassini, with the clear intention to revolutionize the field and methods of Research, with quality and passion.

  • 1935

    Foundation

    Italy, mid-30’s. Domenico Ganassini di Camerati, full professor of Chemistry in University of Pavia, establishes Istituto di Ricerche Biochimiche Ganassini.

  • 1940

    Activity

    Fondazione Ganassini is born.

  • 1949

    Prof.Domenico Ganassini Award

    Professor Domenico Ganassini’ son, to honour the memory of his Father, entitled an “Award” on his name, under the supervision of Università di Milano, it was destined to recognize the value of the best monograph on a experimental basis, unedited and original, on biological, biochemical and chemical topics.

  • 1965

    The quality

    Since its birth Istituto Ganassini has founded its activity on operational hub of pharmacy-biology, in which converges all the departments of research and production.
    Even today, the units responsible for the quality control, in various production sites of Istituto Ganassini, ensures to the consumers a product able to combine the safety of the dermatological research to the sensoriality of a cosmetic.

  • 1968

    Prof.Domenico Ganassini European Award

    In 1968 Ganassini Award, reaches an important goal by being further elevated and brought at European level.
    The spirit of the new times, which tends in the name of human brotherhood and science to overcome the national boundaries to spread among the scholars of the world. Transforming  this initiative, in an international level through the publication of research, doctors in various countries of the European Community.
    The former President of Italy had sponsored the first edition of European Award, while the representing personalities of the political world and culture had appreciated its aims and purposes.

  • 1969

    Ganassini Awards completes 20 years

    20 years of original and unedited scientific activity, study and clinical experimental research, collected monograph works, were selected, qualified and published by the award which entitles Professor Domenico Ganassini.
    The comparison of the experiences outlined in the first rewarded monograph with that found in one of the last winning works is sufficient to provide a comprehensive picture of progress in the clinical-biological research conducted in the Italian universities and hospitals.
    The confirmation of the contribution given by the Ganassini Award appears evident in providing the scholars not only an acknowledgement but also the diffusion of results of their research.
    Twenty years, which relates to more than 50 works awarded and published, which represent a vivid documentation of the constant activity held in favour of the medical research, as well as the organization of four international Congress of considerable resonance, among which of subjects of topical interest, such as clinical updates on tumors, diseases of collagen, cardiovascular disease.  The volumes of the Documents is still a source of information for the variety of topics covered by talented speakers who bear a  contribution of their studies and of their research.

  • 1972

    Rilastil’s Birth

    Courageous entrepreneurial decision: after only two years from his entrance in the company, present President of the company, Domenico Ganassini di Camerati made the cosmetic world face the Pharmaceutical world for the first time.
    For the first time the knowledge and the methods of pharmaceutical industry were applied for the cure of skin beauty.
    Rilastil arises a synonym to skin elasticity, a refined aspect which was less considered till then.
    The desire to study, investigate and experiment all the solutions which could improve this skin condition brought to the formation of the principal cosmetic in the problems of elasticity, Rilastil Stretch Marks.
    The revolutionary formula, the tangible efficacy and the successful name Ri-lastil/Ri-elasticity were the ingredient of success.

  • 1982

    Bioclin Foundation

    Along with the foundation of Bioclin, even the compliance which has always  been the figure of Istituto Ganassini takes off. The vocation of the brand for the cure of the complete beauty, i.e its ability to integrate skincare, technology and wellness, scientific objectivity and subjectivity, is accomplished reaching an important conclusion: high cosmetic research and sensoriality finally together.
    Efficient blended texture, with active and innovative ingredients, capable of transforming the beauty routine in a moment of pure gratification.

  • 2002

    Future and Continuity

    The fourth generation: Anna Maria, Giuseppe and Vittoria officially enters to be a part of the staff. The company is even more strong and ready to accept the new generation challenge.

  • 2009

    The brand Korff enters under the domain of Istituto Ganassini

    After the acquisition of Korff, even Dermofarm becomes a part of Istituto Ganassini’s portfolio. The company, leader in Spain in the field of research and innovation in the dermo-cosmetic sector, with the entrance into Ganassini  conquests a small Copernican revolution ahead of time: the compliance of the product. In other words, those particular pleasantness under each profile-tactile, olfactory, visual- which we all know that today are the fundamental elements for the effectiveness of the formula. The results  are noticeable right away. The pleasant consistency, the delicate perfume, the graceful packaging makes the brands of Dermofarm  a “cult”.

  • Dermofarm enters under the domain of Istituto Ganassini

    After the acquisition of Korff, even Dermofarm enters to becomes a part of Istituto Ganassini’s portfolio. The company, leader in Spain in the field of research and innovation in the dermo-cosmetic sector, with the entrance into Ganassini  conquests a small Copernican revolution ahead of time: the compliance of the product. In other words, those particular pleasantness under each profile-tactile, olfactory, visual- which we all know that today are the fundamental elements for the effectiveness of the formula. The results  are noticeable right away. The pleasant consistency, the delicate perfume, the graceful packaging makes the brands of Dermofarm  a “cult”.

  • 2012

    Foundation Of Rilastil Barcelona

    Starting from the head-quarter of Milan, Istituto Ganassini has spread the brand Rilastil abroad conquering different countries.
    The opening of a new office in Barcelona represents an important milestone aimed to demonstrate  the continuous growth of the brand in Europe and in rest of the world.

  • 2013

    Ganassini USA Foundation

    Istituto Ganassini reinforces its presence in the world with the opening of a new subsidiary in the United States with head office in New York.

  • Ganassini Germany Foundation

    The continual international expansion of Istituto Ganssini becomes reinforced with the opening of a subsidiary in Germany with the head office in Berlin.

  • Ganassini LDA Foundation

    It launches in Portugal with the presence of a subsidiary with the head office in Lisbon.

  • 2014

    Compagnie de Provence enters in the domain of Istituto Ganassini

    What inspires a leader like Istituto Ganassini to continuously improve is the comprehension and the satisfaction of the needs and desires of its consumers, dynamic as never before, with social paces and beauty standards which changes rapidly.
    With the desire to answer the more specific needs of its consumers, Istituto Ganassini widen its portfolio with the acquisition of French maison de la beauté Compagnie de Provence.
    Established in 1990 by Philippe Boigeol and Pascal Bourelly Marseilles, the maison offers a range of products, elaborated with natural ingredients and inspired to the beauty and wealth of Provencal territory, including treatments for face and body, house fragrances, travel kits and gift items.
    Natural active and selected ingredients blends in a sublime texture that flatters the senses, transforming the beauty routine in a moment of pure gratification.
    All this in a new era, is studied to offer the best and at maximum to a super-demanding public.

  • Today

    Today

    Today, Istituto Ganassini is a leader company of Italian market.
    Continuous research and innovation, opening of new international markets and formulation of new products, with rare and precious active ingredients, which, blended in sublime texture, flatters the senses  thus transforming the beauty routine in a moment of pure gratification, constitutes the base for its growth.
    The future productive and commercial program embraces the products for  face and body care together with the products for skin hygiene, disinfection and protection.
    To maintain a modern and competitive assortment, the company annually invests a great part of its assets in the Research and Development activity.
    The evolution of the company is in full harmony with each consumer today, more than ever aware of what they want: safety, quality, beauty and charm.

    Istituto Ganassini is a story of success and excellence destined to continue over the years.