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Drug delivery and the Internet of Medical Things

Important advancements within medical technology are opening up new possibilities for the healthcare industry to redefine itself through the use of devices able to provide, collect, analyse, and convey data.

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Evolving spaces – the connected bathroom

At PDD we’ve taken a look at a range of smart and connected products for the bathroom that aim to harness technology for wellness in an unobtrusive way.

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Shades of wellness

Brands are set to elevate their offerings to match the new consumption habits and, as we have seen earlier this year at design events across the world, the concept of sustainability is set to surround our lives both physically and emotionally.

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Planet and Me – personal, social and environmental

Kids today… born into the digital world, these digital natives are switched on, savvy and influential.

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Human Factors – more than simulated use

Advances in medical technology are opening up new possibilities within the health care domain.

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Artificial Intelligence go-round: an ethics spin

While the advantages gained by AI and Machine Learning integration are undeniably beneficial to humanity and a core evolution facilitator, introducing such powerful and impactful tech to society can easily spin around and become a colossal threat.

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Drug Delivery Partnership

This year’s conference, in an unusually chilly Florida, saw the world’s largest pharma and medical device companies represented in an intimate and cooperative environment. The key theme was the nature of partnerships to improve healthcare outcomes – whether within internal teams, between pharma and CROs/CMOs or between companies as diverse as GSK and Apple

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PDD sponsors the 2018 Design Innovation in Plastics competition

The prestigious Design Innovation in Plastics Award is the longest running student plastics design competition in Europe. Six students from universities around the UK presented their innovative new products to a panel of judges, which included PDD’s Hugo Revellat…

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Digital Health & Medication Adherence

A look at how medical device and pharma companies can cut through complex issues and big data to develop well-targeted medical adherence solutions.

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Monsieur Cuisine wins Red Dot Award!

We are thrilled to announce that our recent work, the multi-functional kitchen machine – Monsieur Cuisine, has won the world-renowned Red Dot Award 2018. Promoting the very best in design, the award is an internationally recognised stamp of outstanding design quality.

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Q&A with newly appointed Principal of Design Innovation Asia, Charles Ingrey-Senn

We are excited to announce that Charles Ingrey-Senn has been appointed Principal of Design Innovation Asia at PDD. This is a key appointment, supporting growth and development of PDD as a leading global consultancy.

PDD’s Marketing Executive, Susie Quddus interviews our newest team member about his exciting role at PDD Shanghai and the latest FMCG trends in China.

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Culture: PDD is supporting iconic London Dub-Punk legends, Ruts DC.

Oliver Breit, PDD Manging Director Asia, is an avid UK New Wave collector. If you want to know anything about punk our go-to-person is Oliver. So we’re super excited that this year we have the pleasure of sponsoring iconic dub-punk band, Ruts DC which is making a very special performance in Hong Kong…

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Winners of the German Design Award 2018

We’re delighted to announce that the PDD-design Unbersonic toothbrush for Swisslux has won the 2018 German Design Award.

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The benefits of using Computational Fluid Dynamics as a tool for innovation

Alex Hanson discusses the benefits of using PDD’s Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) packages as a powerful tool for creativity and exploration throughout the design process.

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PDD’s Managing Director of Asia is promoting The Damned anniversary tour

As part of their Australasian tour, Punk forefathers The Damned will play their Hong Kong show this month, only their second live performance in this territory to date. Mentioned in the same breath as The Clash and The Sex Pistols, the legendary British rockers are currently celebrating the 40th anniversary of their 1977 debut ‘Damned Damned Damned’ […]

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‘Insight Driven Innovation’, PDD features in New Design Year Book 2017.

Vassilios Kanellopoulos talks to New Design magazine about PDD enjoying another successful year creating innovative products, services and experiences for clients the world over.

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PDD-designed night vision smartphone attachment, Blazespark™ honoured at CES 2017 Innovation Awards.

eMagin has been named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree in the Digital Imaging product category for PDD-designed BlazeSpark. The innovative product offers the most advanced NIR night vision technology for consumers.

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Patient Centred Design – Is the Pharma industry playing catch up?

The consumer goods sector (FMCG, apparel, automotive, electronics) has always had greater freedom to explore design research in comparison to the Pharma industry, which is significantly more restricted. One of the problems with a stricter and more constrained set of rules is that it can curb innovation by creating limitations in the approach Pharma companies take during the development process and justification for when Patient Centred Design comes into debate. Often regulatory walls can slow the development of a new products and services and directly affect the time taken to introduce a new product to market.

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IFA 2016: Smarter homes, healthier, sustainable and better connected

IFA, held in Berlin, is one of the most important global consumer electronics and appliance events, presenting the latest products and innovations in the heart of Europe’s most important regional markets.

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Alternate worlds – What can pharma learn from other industries?

In my recent blog post on patient-centricity, I highlighted that the pharma industry has over the past years embarked on a journey towards more patient-centricity and that this trend actually has broad support across key players. At the same time, even with the best of intentions, it will take time for this new ethos to be truly embedded in the business practices of all pharma companies.

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