The CombiHaler™ spacer for mechanical ventilation and critical care (ICU) allows using both a vibrating mesh nebulizer such as Aeroneb™, and a pMDI. CombiHaler™ is 100% designed and manufactured in France. Thanks to an adaptor, it also allows the use of a non pressurized MDI such as Respimat™.
Laboratoire ProtecSom-OptimHal is a Norman research SME (Small and Medium-sized Businesses) which designs and manufactures in France medical devices for the lung deposition of medicine, asthma and allergy.
The company, which dedicates a third of its resources directly to research, expands in part through an assertive politic of partnership :
Partnerships for the distribution of its devices, currently available in 30 countriesthrough a network of 15 exclusive partners. Partnerships in research with several university teams from France, Canada and the United States. Industrial partnerships, including Boschs Norman factory for the industrialization of our last electronic device.
Joint project from our multidisciplinary research team and those partners lead to several innovations and numerous patents, some co-owned with public research bodies such as INSERM or university laboratories in particular the University of Normandy or the François Rabelais university of Tours.
All devices presently marketed by ProtecSom-OptimHal benefited from these research efforts, were developed in France with ISO 13482-certified processes and are manufactured under the same quality management system certifications.
In France, ProtecSom-OptimHal adheres to the national agreement with the French social security system n° 50 2 60068 7