Justin Kalafat

Scientific Business Development Manager at ACG

Justin Kalafat is responsible for collaborating with pharmaceutical industry for capsule business. Prior to joining ACG in 2014, his background includes degrees in chemistry and roles within the generic pharmaceutical industry in quality control and procurement.

His experiences enable key strategies to be developed with customers, R&D focused institutions and universities on the technical aspects of capsules as a dosage form solution.


Title: Opportunities, Trends & Possibilities with Capsule Based Inhalation Technology

  • Market trends in dry powder inhalation
  • Comparison of capsule based dry powder inhalation versus other inhalation delivery systems
  • Using Design of Experiments (DOE) to Optimize Inhalation Capsule’s Puncturing, Mapping Performance of Inhalation Based Capsules with Appropriate Puncturing for Optimum Dose Delivery, HPMC Capsules in DPIs
  • Evaluation of the Puncturing Force Prepared by Different Manufacturing Methods & Having Different Compositions, Impact of Different Internal Lubricants on Aerodynamic Property from HPMC Dry Powder Inhalation Capsules