Improve opportunities to assess inhalation products with Covance's Inhalation Center of Excellence located in Harrogate, UK. Inhalation products pose certain development challenges including:

  • Route of administration 
  • Delivery system 
  • A broad range of therapeutic expertise and testing methodologies 
  • Characteristics for evaluation: 
  • Formulation 
  • Stability 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Container and closure system 
  • Quality control 


Acquire development excellence specific to inhalation therapies. Covance in Harrogate UK has tested in excess of one million samples in hundreds of different studies since 1990 and is poised to provide a full suite of testing services to meet regulatory and scientific standards for your product.

We have experience in a wide variety of delivery systems, including:

  • Metered dose inhalers (MDIs) 
  • Dry powder inhalers (DPIs) 
  • Aqueous mist inhalers 
  • Nasal Sprays


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Develop, characterize, test and validate with Covance, no matter what technique or molecule you're pursuing. Our experience covers a wide range of biomolecules, including: