SPD Development Company Ltd is a joint venture between Inverness Medical Innovations (IMI), a major medical device company and Procter and Gamble (P&G), one of the world’s largest consumer brands businesses. With strong positions in most key markets with brands such as Clearblue, AccuClear, FactPlus and PERSONA, SPD is active in the research, design, marketing and sales of branded consumer diagnostic products. SPD has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and in Bedford operates from the Unipath site employing approximately 120 people. The function of SPD is to rapidly design, develop, test and transfer to production, world class point of care testing solutions for over the counter home use. SPD compromises of Research and Development, Design and Engineering, New Product Development, Regulatory Affairs, Instrumentation, Compliance and Quality Assurance, Project Management, Finance and People and Organisational Development.