Asmita Khanolkar, Senior Director, Cambridge Pharma, SMC Technical Strategy & Commercialisation, has a master’s degree in materials science & engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA, US. With over 24 years of manufacturing experience specialising in the medical device and pharmaceutical industry, she has managed various device projects from concept to commercial launch. Her product portfolio includes single-use, wearable and implantable devices, and drug device/device-biologic combination products for drug delivery, biotech and pharmaceutical applications. Ms Khanolkar has held various engineering and management roles in new product development, manufacturing engineering, advanced quality planning, operations, supply chain and product life cycle management. Her current responsibilities include technical strategy and commercialisation of innovative technology platforms for drug delivery and fill-finished combination product.