We offer a unique combination of extensive inhalation device development capability and long experience from pharmaceutical product development.
Dr Orest Lastow, CEO
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, Copenhagen University and Shenyang Pharmaceutical University
  • Previously CEO and founder of MVIC AB (Medicon Valley Inhalation Consortium)
Dr Mikael Arinder
VP Operations

PhD, Organic Chemistry

  • 8 years of inhalation experience, mainly from AstraZeneca
  • 17 years of project portfolio management, 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
Vesna Åkerberg
Director Pharm. Development

MSc. Biomedical Technology

  • 12 years of inhalation experience, mainly from AstraZeneca
  • 8-year 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
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
Fredrik Gunnarsson
Analytical development

 

  • 13 years of experience analyzing 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
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
Richard Johnson
Mechanical Engineer

MSc. Medical Engineering

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

 

  • 20 years experience of product development from concept to volume production
  • Experience from developing mobile phones and PTZ surveillance cameras
  • Knowledge in Injection molding and diecasting
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
  • Many design protections and patents
  • Winner of Red Dot award
Mette Gross
CFO

MSc. in Mathematics-Economics

  • 20-year experience in international finance
  • Accounting, controlling, legal, tax, IFRS, IR
  • Experience from listed companies
Maggie Adméus
Executive Assistant

 

  • 20-year experience in office and project management
  • Structure, organization administration, business intelligence
  • Experience from marketing and sales
Mats Johansson
Chairman

 

Serial entrepreneur for over 30 years. Extensive experience from starting and developing companies to multimillion turnover and to make IPO´s. Founder of among others ZetaDisplay AB (NASDAQ First North) and MultiQ Int. AB (NASDAQ Stockholm). Board member and chairman in various companies.

Orest Lastow
Board member

PhD, Aerosol Physics

Over 25 years of inhalation experience, mainly from AstraZeneca. Inventor and former project director of AstraZeneca’s new inhalation product. Inventor of 9 different inhalation devices and over 40 patents/patent applications. Author behind many publications and books. Part of developing ISO standards to inhalation devices and nebulizers. Teaches inhaled drug delivery at Lund University, Copenhagen University and Shenyang Pharmaceutical University. 

Previously CEO and founder of MVIC AB (Medicon Valley Inhalation Consortium).

Berndt Axelsson
Board member

MSc in Business and Economics

Long experience from management consulting as Consultant Manager/Director at PwC. Worked with projects in both international groups, startups and family owned companies. Earlier experience as CFO at RH Group. Current CEO at Scandinavian Business Seating AB/Vice President for Legal & Risk at SB Seating Group. Entrepreneur and founder of BAN Business Consulting AB and board member and chairman in several companies. 

Sven Totté
Board member

MSc, BEc, MBA, cert. Corp. Gov. 

Experienced International Business Manager with a 25-year track record in complex sales & marketing, leadership & organizational development, product strategy, and entrepreneurship in a variety of industries.

Mårten Rittfeldt
Board member

MFA

Industrial designer and Creative Director. Co-founder and owner of Zenit Design AB. 20 years of industrial design experience. Experience from a wide range of inhalation device design projects. Many design protections and patents and winner of Red Dot award.