Jakob Lange, PhD, is an engineer and materials scientist, 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 40 peer-reviewed papers on medical devices, packaging materials and polymers and is a regular contributor to technical and scientific conferences. At Ypsomed, Dr Lange has held various positions within marketing and sales, as well as in R&D project management. Currently he has the role of Senior Director Delivery Systems, overseeing a team managing Ypsomed’s autoinjector platforms, as well as the associated customer relationships for development projects and marketed products.