Webinar: What’s in it for me? – The value of new technology

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SHL Group has announced that it will be holding a webinar discussing the value of new technologies in digital health and drug delivery systems on June 29. The webinar, which will be broadcasted live at 3 PM London/10 AM New York time, will be hosted in collaboration with Pharmafocus under the topic “What’s in It for Me? – The Value of New Technology.” The talk will be co-presented by SHL Vice President for Innovation, Rasmus Renstad and SHL Connect Managing Director, Markus Bauss.

With smart, connected objects becoming so widespread in every aspect of life and the Internet of Things becoming an increasingly prevalent phenomenon, the question of their inherent value is often left out. In the area of drug delivery, it is particularly important to remember that the ultimate gatekeeper of any innovation is the patient, and that all designs must be centered around making the patient’s life as healthy and comfortable as possible.

This webinar will guide you through the key lessons and insights to consider when thinking about digital health in general and connected drug delivery in particular. Topics covered will include:

  • Evolution of technology in drug delivery
  • The patient and his impact on driving innovation
  • Success stories of implementing the new technology in the market

Sign up for the webinar HERE


Meet the Presenters



Rasmus Renstad
Vice President Innovation, SHL Medical

Rasmus Renstad is Vice President for Innovation at SHL Medical, a world-leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of advanced drug delivery devices such as autoinjectors and pen injectors. Rasmus has almost 20 years of experience in technical and business management. For the last 12 years he has been working for SHL, specializing in product development and design engineering for medical devices. Rasmus holds a PhD in Polymer Technology from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and a BSc in Business Administration and Economics from Stockholm University.


Markus Bauss
Managing Director, SHL Connect

Markus has over 10 years’ experience working within a number of leading roles in the pharmaceutical packaging industry. An innovator and entrepreneur, Markus launched the technology startup, ConnectMeSmart GmbH, in 2013 to look into new technologies for smart phones, mobile apps and connectivity. The startup paired up with SHL in 2015 in a joint venture, SHL Connect, to investigate the emerging connectivity market and explore the application of new technologies with SHL’s drug delivery solutions. Markus graduated from Clausthal University of Technology with a degree in Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering.


About SHL Medical

SHL Medical is a world-leading solutions provider in the design, development, and manufacturing of advanced drug delivery systems such as autoinjectors, pen injectors and advanced inhaler systems. We offer final assembly, labeling, and packaging solutions for our drug delivery devices, and also provide contract manufacturing and engineering services for the production of complex medtech and industrial products.

With locations in Switzerland, Taiwan, Sweden, and the US, our experienced engineers and designers develop product enhancements and breakthrough drug delivery solutions for pharma and biotech clients globally. Significant investment in R&D has enhanced our broad pipeline of next-generation drug delivery systems that support ongoing innovations in drug development and digital healthcare. This includes advanced reusable and disposable injectors that can accommodate high volume and high viscosities and can be enhanced through digital implementations.

For additional information, visit www.shl-medical.com

Media contact: info@shl-medical.com   

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