Technology & Product Development

Fontem Ventures’ technology partner is Nerudia, based in Liverpool, UK. Originally founded in 2013 by industry pioneers David Newns and Chris Lord, Nerudia quickly developed a strong track record of developing innovative nicotine products to encourage smokers to switch to less harmful alternatives.

In 2017 Nerudia became part of Imperial Brands and it is now Imperial’s home of R&D for Next Generation Products (NGPs) including e-vapour.

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Open Innovation

Got a Great Idea? Let’s Work Together!

As part of our commitment to creating something better for the world’s smokers we are constantly innovating to create the next great technology for consumers. As well as Nerudia’s extensive in-house R&D, they are committed to Open Innovation and working with talented solution providers in mutually beneficial partnerships.

Nerudia want to hear from organisations and individuals who have new technology, great ideas, capabilities, and products. Find out more here