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Crystec, trading as CrystecPharma, have developed a unique system which crystallises drugs into novel particles, enhancing the delivery and performance of medicines. Their expert team works with the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industry to solve drug particle formation, formulation and process challenges. With funds raised, they will match grant-funding to continue a project with Chinese partners to improve drugs for respiratory disease, as part of the InnovateUK Newton Fund Research and Innovation Bridges Programme.

Performance in every particle

CrystecPharma is a crystal and particle engineering company applying proprietary supercritical fluid (SCF) technologies to enhance the performance of medicines. Our technology addresses some of the major challenges in the design of medicines including poorly soluble oral medicines and difficult to aerosolise drug powders for inhalers.

We work with clients in the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industry to improve the formulation and efficacy of drugs, to ultimately raise the quality of life for patients. We also develop our own innovative therapies in important areas of unmet clinical need, including women’s health, urology and respiratory disease.

CrystecPharma has extensive experience in pharmaceutical development. Our team have pioneered the application of SCF to pharmaceuticals and consists of acknowledged leaders in relevant fields of science, drug delivery, engineering, scale-up, manufacturing and medicine, underpinned by senior-level pharmaceutical industry and licensing experience.

With funds raised, we will match grant-funding to continue a project with Chinese manufacturers, as part of the InnovateUK Newton Fund Research and Innovation Bridges Programme*, to improve drugs for asthma and COPD. Current medications either aerosolise poorly or are too expensive for widespread use in China, where there is a high rate of respiratory disease, exacerbated by air pollution. With our SCF technology, we can alter the medicine to aerosolise more easily, in more simple and affordable devices. Ultimately it is hoped that this project will lead to improved access to better respiratory medicines for patients in China and the rest of the world.

*The Newton Fund aims to promote the economic development and social welfare of either partner country.

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Business keeps the raised amount even if target is not met.
Loan - product type
Tranche (2 of 3)
£ 64k
Raised
£ 42k
Investors
277
Estimated close date
Funded 8 months ago in 29 days

Where will the funds go?

Technology development
£63,658

Key people

Robert Brownlie Mcculloch
Finance Director
Qun Shao
COO
Paul Marcello Thorning
CEO
Peter York
Director

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Business brand

Bradford, UK

"Performance in every particle"

Incorporated
12 years, 11 months
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