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PMI’s transformation is not just about changing the product, it is about completely changing the value chain. PMI science-based approach and targeted business solutions are helping it scale up its positive business-impact strategy. We are looking for the development of cutting edge technologies and improved products performances, allowing the business to continue to drive its movement towards a smoke-free future.


Reduced Risk Products (“RRPs”) is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continuing smoking. PMI has a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. Our RRPs are smoke-free products that produce an aerosol that contains far lower quantities of harmful and potentially harmful constituents than found in cigarette smoke.

Key success Criteria

While assessing your proposal, we take the below criteria into considerations:

  • Anticipating emerging issues, utilizing technology and innovation as an opportunity for growth
  • Sustainable technologies , services, products to switch consumers  towards a smoke-free future

Innovative platform for RRPs *

Possible Approaches

An ideal proposal contains the following non-confidential information:

  • Who you are (company profile, management, capabilities, vision)
  • Your technology proposition vs the success criteria listed above, the development stage and what you envisage it will take to apply it for PMI
  • A listing of the public intellectual property rights you have or have access to.
  • How you envisage a collaboration with PMI would look like
Due Date
Feb 25
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Oliver Worsfold
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