Cough and Cold, Allergy

Colds are one of the most common illnesses experienced by both adults and children. While cough is the most common symptom of a cold, people can experience up to five symptoms during the life cycle of a cold. For the allergy sufferers the situation is challenging and symptoms such as itchy eyes, sneezing and a runny noses can be a burden to getting on with everyday life.

Innovative packaging

Transformational packaging solutions for all occasion use (home storage, travel, on the go, etc.) for a new consumer experience

What we are looking for

Areas of interest:

Our preference is for solutions that:

  • Primary packaging: blister, bottle, dispenser
  • Galenic form: Liquid, Oral, Solid, Nasal
  • Secondary packaging: re-usable case, pack, etc.
  • Preferred solution: environment friendly, easy to operate by consumers, good looking on shelf
  • Patentable or patented solutions
  • Child resistance for US market

Opportunities MUST have (where applicable):

  • Freedom to operate
  • Production line characteristics

What we are NOT interested in

  • Common packaging on the market
  • Opportunities that require extensive technical or clinical development
  • Require application/interpretation by a medical professional
  • Do not comply with resistant packaging criteria

Smart, passive and disruptive solution to track symptoms in allergy

Passive digital solutions, using disruptive technologies, and holistic solutions to allow allergy sufferers to better manage allergy symptoms

What we are looking for

  • Facial recognition based symptoms tracking
  • Voice recognition to capture symptoms
  • Smart body sensor
  • Early biomarkers for primary symptoms
  • Patentable or patented solutions

What we are NOT interested in

  • Solutions where a questionnaire or decision tree must be filled in
  • Invasive methods
  • Actively participative solutions

Machine learning Algorithm for personal allergy management

Solutions that can integrate different sources of data to allow personalized allergy management

What we are looking for

  • Software
  • Data acquisition, data analysis
  • AI or machine learning and mathematical modelisation to develop robust predictive model
  • Highly personalised and robust prediction
  • Patentable or patented solutions

What we are NOT interested in

Apps, devices

Nasal Segment, Boosting Features

Solutions or technologies which can boost current allergy products features to allow faster onset action

What we are looking for

  • Technology identification to solubilize corticosteroids for Nasal Spray.
  • Contract Research organization or Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization to develop spray formulation with various experiences in packaging development
  • Patentable or patented solutions

Opportunities MUST have (where applicable):

  • Freedom to market

What we are NOT interested in

  • Opportunities that require extensive clinical studies
  • Opportunities with unknown regulatory path
  • Require a prescription

Nasal Segment, develop natural nasal spray

Natural Nasal Spray development

What we are looking for

Areas of interest:

  • Identify differentiated natural sprays in the market that can provide topical/location action.
  • Identify differentiated natural sprays in the market that can provide systemic action.
  • Identification of Contract Research Organization to develop nasal spray formulation containing natural ingredients
  • Opportunities that require technical or clinical development can be considered.

Opportunities MUST have at least one of the following :

  • New ingredients or composition
  • Novel combination of natural ingredient
  • New technology mode of administration.

What we are NOT interested in

Opportunities with unknown regulatory path

Require a prescription

Tracking Environment: "Seeing invisible particles"

Solutions and technologies that can monitor, track and diagnose the environment in indoor and outdoor surroundings

What we are looking for

  • Sensors/methods for outdoor and indoor particle detection
  • Identification in real time
  • Data acquisition/analysis
  • Paired with various digital interfaces: Apps, Chatbot, etc.
  • Robust, accurate and scalable
  • Wearable
  • Highly personalised, geolocalisation
  • Patentable or patented solutions

What we are NOT interested in

  • Solutions where a questionnaire or decision tree must be filled in
  • Manual or Invasive methods
  • Actively participitative solutions

Innovative cough and throat soft capsule formulations

Solutions, technologies, products or differentiated ingredients that relieve cough and throat irritation.

What we are looking for

  • A shell for a soft capsule that can be filled with an aqueous syrup or glycerol-based core. The shell is edible, it is chewed and will release the liquid content for treatment or relief of symptoms. The shell may then be dissolved in the mouth or chewed.
  • The shell can incorporate ingredients to provide a pleasant taste for additional effect.
  • The shell interacts with oral/pharyngeal mucosa
  • Contributes to an immediate balming and soothing effect
  • Calms the urge to cough and sooths the irritated throat
  • Relieve sore throat, hoarseness, cough, and pain on swallowing
  • Prevent irritations of mucous membranes
  • The shell may be of natural or chemical origin

Targeting Customers and market:

  • Adults and Children
  • OTC (non-prescription)

What we are NOT interested in

Require application/interpretation by a medical professional