INTO - Accelerating Inhalation Development

With more than 100 years of history, DFE Pharma is the only excipient supplier with three production sites on two different continents for inhalation-grade lactose, offering customers security of supply. As pioneers in the field of Dry Powder Inhalation (DPI), we provide great expertise to R&D teams of global pharmaceutical companies to create optimal DPI formulations.

We partner with pharmaceutical companies developing drugs for pulmonary delivery for many years. With a wide range of standard inhalation lactose grades and the option to customize we are able to meet specific customer needs. Our expertise and three dedicated inhalation production sites will therefore provide an unique starting point for any advanced pharmaceutical application.
Harro Höfliger is a German based company specialized in the development of customer-oriented process and production solutions for pharmaceutical and medical applications.
In the inhalation area, Harro Höfliger is providing the ideal dosing technology for filling powder into dry powder inhalers (DPI). Our processes are designed to manufacture blisters, capsules, disks, or reservoirs DPI closure systems. Harro Höfliger covers all phases from the laboratory stage to high-performance production.
Sterling was founded in 1976 and is a leading manufacturer of globally approved APIs with class leading facilities in Italy and Malta.
Sterling delivers cost-efficient synthesis, process development, solid state science, material characterisation, commercial manufacturing and life-cycle management solutions and has a proven capability to develop APIs for Respiratory sector (Rx & Gx) used in pMDI, capsule and complex DPI products. For more than 30 years Sterling has partnered with clients and supported successful complex inhalation programs providing advanced solutions for customers and in doing so supporting the world’s population in the delivery of Respiratory Medicines.