ADACT’s founder and Chief Regulatory Compliance Officer is Damien Bové.
Damien studied at the University of Bradford and earned a Bachelor of Science degree with honours in Pharmaceutical Management. He went on to complete a Master of Science degree in the Frontiers of Medical Science at the Open University.
Damien’s first cut his teeth as a pharmaceutical technician, then as an academic research manager at SmithKline Beecham. From there he went onto the Consultancy Division for Covance (Global Contract Research Organisation) where he worked alongside Anthony Lockett, CEO and Director of Biotaspheric Ltd, focusing on emergent product services, defining markets and regulatory development strategies for novel pharmaceutical and biotechnology products.
In 2004, as an independent consultant, Damien worked with regulatory agencies across the globe to fast-track products into Man. He developed strategies and worked within the regulatory structures of the FDA, EMA, MHRA and Health Canada, amongst others. He also organised courses on The Regulations of First in Man Clinical Trails and Business Planning for MedTech Entrepreneurs.
In January 2014, Damien became Director of the Innovation Centre at Charnwood Biomedical Campus, a centre for innovative life-science businesses looking for high-end laboratories and offices in the heart of England. Alongside this, Damien worked with Tom Chapman to develop Lifespray Sublingual Vitamin range and develop the first CBD vape product.
In 2014, the EU implemented the Tobacco Products Directive or TPD for short, which introduced new rules for the vaping industry from May 2016. ADACT sparked into life in 2015. Starting with a small team and a handful of customers, we have grown over the last four years, working with over 320 customers to date.
We now have:
Our team is Aaron, Carolyn, David, Gary, Jacqui, Michelle and Nic. We are on hand to help and look forward to hearing from you soon.
We offer expertise and support throughout the various testing stages of vaping manufacturing, from notification to marketing and pairing businesses up with distributors. The services that we offer include:
As are not connected with any one particular supplier, we can work closely with all Flavour Houses who provide formulations essential to completing TPD notifications.
Please go to the Testing section of this website for further information about what we do and how we help you.