Account Director at Ypsomed AG
Jakob is an Engineer and Materials Scientist by training with an MSc degree in Chemical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden and a PhD in Polymer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. He has written and published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers on medical devices, packaging materials and polymers and is a regular contributor to technical and scientific conferences.
Jakob started his professional career as a Research Scientist in packaging R&D with Nestlé at the Nestlé Research Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland. He then worked in R&D Management with GE Healthcare Biosciences in Uppsala, Sweden, before joining Ypsomed in Burgdorf in 2006.
With Ypsomed he has held different positions within Marketing and Sales as well as in R&D Project Management. Currently he has the role of Account Director in M&S Delivery Systems, overseeing a team of Product Managers with focus on managing customer relationships in device development projects as well as for marketed device products.
Title: Injection Devices for Biosimilars: Advantages of Platform Products
- Overview of devices for self-injection
- Devices for biosimilar applications
- Custom-made devices vs customized platform products
- Development of customized platform products
- Usability for platform products