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  • Disruptive innovation

    Martin Bontoft discusses the shift towards a restorative and regenerative focused approach as part of the London Disruptive Innovation Festival.

  • The shoe’s on the other foot

    Jonathan’s recent pneumonia diagnosis means that after all these years in medical device human factors, he is now the user.

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New Inhaler Delivers Simplicity with Enhanced Drug Delivery Performance

A new Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI), designed and developed by Valois Pharma with the support of Team Consulting, was presented for the first time at the recent Drug Delivery to the Lungs Conference in Edinburgh. Whilst offering excellent delivery performance, the Prohaler™ was designed from the outset with the user in mind and is completely intuitive to use.

Team and Valois Pharmaceutical Division partner on new dry powder inhaler development

Team Consulting and Valois Pharmaceutical Division today announced they have embarked upon a major development programme to produce a novel breath-actuated multi-dose Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI). The 'Bead Inhaler' will utilise a unique dispersion technology proven to deliver excellent aerosolisation performance, reproducible emitted dose and high fine particle fraction. A novel drug storage and release technology is also being developed. In addition to offering excellent delivery performance and moisture protection with a wide range of formulations, the inhaler will be compact and simple to use.