Our Team

Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Orest Lastow CEO and Head of R&D

PhD, Aerosol Physics

  • Over 25 years of inhalation experience, mainly from AstraZeneca
  • Inventor and former project director of AstraZeneca’s new inhalation product platform including, device development, formulation development, development of analytical methodology, process development, analytical validation and production of clinical trials supply
  • Inventor of 9 different inhalation devices and has worked on 13 different inhalation devices
  • Over 40 patents/patent applications
  • Frequently invited speaker to inhalation conferences and the author behind many publications and books
  • Co-author of ISO standard on inhalation devices
  • Teaches inhaled drug delivery at Lund University and Copenhagen University
  • Previously CEO and founder of MVIC AB (Medicon Valley Inhalation Consortium)

 

 

Richard Johnson Mechanical engineer

MSc. Medical Engineering

  • Majors in medical device development and innovation
  • International work experience in industry and research (GER, CN, SWE)

 

 

Vesna Åkerberg Director Pharm. Development

MSc. Biomedical Technology

  • 12 years of inhalation experience, mainly from AstraZeneca.
  • 8 years experience from line managerial positions in several companies, mainly from product/process/analytical development
  • Worked with product development within the pharmaceutical industry, mainly within formulation development of dry powder formulations
  • Experience from manufacturing of clinical trial material
  • Experience from various powder filling techniques for DPI

 

Fredrik Gunnarson Analytical development

  • 13 years of experience analysing inhalation products within Analytical chemistry at AstraZeneca
  • Testing everything from concept prototypes to documenting products in GMP for NDA application
  • Developed test equipment and performed testing within AstraZeneca new DPI platform
  • Have worked 5 years within different medical device companies with product development, product testing and design control

Maggie Adméus Executive Assistant

  • 20 years experience in office and project management
  • Structure, organization administration, business intelligence
  • Experience from marketing and sales

 

Carl Forslund Head of Industrial Design

MFA Industrial Design

  • Co-founder and owner of Zenit Design
  • Creative Director with 20 years of industrial design experience
  • Experience from a wide range of inhalation device design projects. qMany design protections and patents
  • Winner of Red Dot award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lars Arvidsson Head of device development

  • Over 17 years of inhalation experience, mainly from AstraZeneca
  • Device responsible for many AstraZeneca inhalation products
  • Has worked with over 10 different inhalation devices
  • Injection molding, tooling and polymer design expert
  • Co-inventor of AstraZeneca new DPI platform
  • Over 15 patents/patent applications

 

 

 

 

Mårten Appelgren Director Business Development

  • DIHM, IHM Business School
  • Over 25 years’ experience in respiratory drug marketing and sales from several pharmaceutical companies including Boehringer Ingelheim, Schering-Plough, GSK, Novartis and Teva
  • Experience from a wide range of inhalation devices including launching 8 inhalers in different markets
  • Experience from medical device start-ups

 

 

Mette Gross CFO

MSc. in Mathematics-Economics

  • 20 years experience in international finance
  • Accounting, controlling, legal, tax, IFRS, IR
  • Experience from listed companies

 

Henrik Svedberg Mechanical engineer

MSc. Mechanical Engineering

  • 20 years’ experience of product development from concept to volume production
  • Experience from developing mobile phones and PTZ surveillance cameras
  • Knowledge in Injection moulding and diecasting

Dr Mikael Arinder VP Operations

PhD, Organic Chemistry

  • 8 years of inhalation experience, mainly from AstraZeneca
  • 17 years of project portfolio managment, project management, and line management experience within pharmaceutical development and medical device development in AstraZeneca, J&J, and Atos Medical
  • Former project director of AstraZeneca’s new inhalation product platform including: device development, formulation development, development of analytical methodology, process development, analytical validation and production of clinical trials supply
  • 15 years business experience of chemistry and analytical development, mainly from AstraZeneca
  • Author of 12 scientific and 8 conference publications
  • Frequently invited as examination board member at Ph.D. dissertations at Lund University
  • PMI member