Andreas Schneider is Business Development Manager with Ypsomed Delivery Systems. His responsibilities at Ypsomed include the definition and development of new platform devices with a particular emphasis on connected and smart device systems. As such, he has been actively involved in the design and development of SmartPilot for YpsoMate, a reusable connected add-on that transforms the proven two-step auto-injector into a connected system. Dr Schneider has published various articles and held presentations in the areas of innovation management and drug delivery. He received his PhD in Innovation Management and Organisation Sciences from ETH Zurich, Switzerland.