Claudio Rossi, Head of Novel Solutions and Technologies, is responsible for the development of innovative drug delivery devices at Novartis. In this role, Claudio is responsible for multiple cross-functional projects teams covering early concept development and first-in-human trials with focus on connected devices. Claudio joined Novartis in 2000 and has since held numerous positions of increasing responsibility. Major areas of accomplishment were the development of drug delivery devices for injectables spanning the early-concept phase, full development, and pivotal trials, to fully upscaled and auto-mated commercial production and successful launches of new combination products. Claudio received his diploma degree in chemical engineering from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland and his MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University.