Pharmaceutical industry gives itself breathalyser test

Pierce, Julia
November 2005
Engineer (00137758);11/14/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7688, p12
The article describes an optical instrument called theVariDose could vastly reduce the amount of time the pharmaceutical industry spends on research and development . Built by Cambridge Consultants for VariDose, a Loughborough University company, it is expected to speed up the measurement of drug inhaler performance. By using state-of-the-art opto-electronics, the VariDose takes less than 60 seconds to run tests of different drug and delivery combinations.


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