Christian Helbig is the business leader of the Strategic Business Field Glass Syringes at SCHOTT. He has more than 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical packaging sector, developing advanced pharmaceutical packaging i.e. surface modifications and coatings on glass and polymer, understanding of drug-container interaction investigations. Further, he has been working on development and commercialisation of prefilled glass syringes (syriQ®) and polymer syringes (TOPPAC®) including closure systems and compatibility with injection devices for various applications in various markets. Mr Helbig holds a biotechnology engineering degree with emphasis on process engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Emden (Germany).