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PharmaKodex Ltd.

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Executive Summary

PharmaKodex, a joint venture of Vectura Group and Unilever Ventures, is developing oral and dermal delivery systems that improve availability, thus improving drug response time and activity, leading to greater patient acceptance. The company is adding a twist to the standard low-risk reformulation model now ubiquitous in the specialty pharma world; it intends to use its technologies to develop OTC drugs that will hit market faster and bring in revenue to fund prescription drug development.

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