Dave Seaward, PhD, is a chartered engineer and 3P innovation founding director, Dr Seaward’s first degree is in electrical and mechanical engineering with a PhD in control theory (applying servo motors to automation).
Dr Seaward’s 40-year career has focused on developing custom automation for numerous industries, including the pharmaceutical and medtech sectors. Dr Seaward is named inventor on over 20 patents, including Unilever’s
pyramid teabag patent, which is included in the UK Patent Office book “Inventing the 20th Century”. Many of his projects have included powder or liquid dispensing, and he has recently worked on numerous dry powder
inhalers, drug-eluting and injectable drug delivery projects.