In December 2011, three motivated parties got together to discuss the possibilities of the first official halotherapy research on children. Those parties were:
- IIRIS Salt Therapy equipment manufacturer Kokkonen LLC
- Natalis Samobor (representative of IIRIS equipment in Croatia)
- „Helena“ children clinic and its doctors, especially Dr G. Gunek Mačukat.
Research method: Salt therapy in a salt room
Machines used: IIRIS-35 dry salt aerosol generator