Dr. Jakob Lange, Ypsomed - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Jakob Lange

Account Director
Basel, Switzerland
Selfcare Solutions - Ypsomed - Group

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.

Related Sessions:

2nd Annual Pre-Filled
Syringes Summit 2019

Enhance expertise sharing in developing pre-filled syringes and provide attendees with ample networking opportunities.
  • 04 Jun 2019
  • Barcelona, ES
  • Pharma
Day 1: Tuesday, 04 June 2019
CASE STUDY: High volume injectors: technical and usability considerations
  • Introduction and overview of the space of high volume injectors
    • Market and Devices for self-injection
    • Types of large volume injection systems
    • Usability aspects for large volume injections
  • Technical options for dealing with highly viscous drugs
    • Options for providing higher forces such as coil springs, gas drive etc
    • Use of wider gauge needles
    • Move to slower injections / patch pumps
  • Case Study: Usability work on maximum acceptable injection time for hand-held large injection volumes.
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2nd Annual Drug/Device
Combination Products Summit 2019

Get up to date with the regulatory and quality compliance strategies for combination product development.
  • 04 Dec 2019
  • Prague, CZ
  • Pharma
Day 1: Wednesday, 04 December 2019
CASE STUDY: Driving innovation to extend your combination product lifespan – focus on devices for self-injection.

This presentation will start with a market overview and then cover current trends in the self-injection area including as the move towards platform-based developments and the drive for digitalization. Different options for Life Cycle Management of a device combination product will be discussed, such as the addition of further mechanical device features, updates to the industrial design and modular addition of smart / connected functionalities. The talk will end with a case study presenting usability work conducted using eye tracking on a reusable connected add-on for an autoinjector.

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3rd Annual Pre-Filled
Syringes Summit 2021

Enhance expertise sharing in developing pre-filled syringes and provide attendees with ample networking opportunities.
  • 27 May 2021
  • Virtual,
  • Pharma
WORKSHOP's Day: Friday, 04 December 2020
CASE STUDY: User-driven specifications and requirements for self-injection devices: Insights from two simulated use studies
  • Introduction to devices for self-injection with market overview
  • The platform approach
  • Usability in device development
  • User-driven setting of performance requirements and specification limits
  • Case study 1: Determination of acceptable use forces for device handling
  • Case study 2: Avoiding medication errors: How do users differentiate between similar (platform-based) device variants?
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