The Pharmapack Start-up Hub was introduced for the first time during Pharmapack Europe 2017. The Start-up Hub 2017 Advisory Board Members chose 5 Start-ups to participate in the first edition:
A+Be is a mobile app that scans and recognizes any type of packaging, and displays digital content from product information to patient adherence programs, creating the "internet of non-connected objects", and the cheapest way to connect to patients via primary (glass containers), secondary (blisters, drug delivery devices) or tertiary packagings (pill-, carton-box), without modifying them.
GLASS SURFACE TECHNOLOGY
Glass Surface Technology develops and applies surface pre-treatments and innovative coatings for glass and plastic packaging. GST patented solutions improve the inner surface neutrality and protection, and brings new functions to the packaging inner surface. Our process increases the glass hydrolytic resistance and helps to solve extractables and leachables challenges for the packaging material.
PORTAL INSTRUMENTS, INC
Portal Instruments is developing and commercialising a highly innovative needle-free drug delivery platform technology to transform the administration of medicines and improve the patient experience for chronic diseases. Portal's needle-free delivery technology enables the administration of high viscosity biologic drugs with significantly less discomfort, using precise pressure technology.
Printed electronics for smart and active packaging. Saralon, a spin off from the Institute for Print and Media Technology Chemnitz (pmTUC), has developed a set of various functional inks as well as technologies to print and integrate electronic applications into packages. These inks can be printed on conventional printing machine to create additional value to packages (anti-counterfeiting, etc).
SPEECH CODE – AUDIO LABEL
Speech Codes are printable data codes containing speech information. Users scan the codes OFFLINE. The content is shown on the display and read out.
Annual licence fees - low unit costs / Validated Universal Design / Compliance with EU accessibility legislation / No production, regulatory, post consumer or data safety issues