Christian Dechant

Director Primary Packaging Development Biologicals, Pharmaceutical Development Biologicals
oehringer Ingelheim

Christian Dechant brings more than 18 years’ experience in various roles to the primary packaging development department at Boehringer Ingelheim.
At BI microParts GmbH, he started working in research & development of microfluidic systems and was later responsible for the implementation and running of clinical trial manufacturing for Devices (e.g. Respimat).
In 2010 he started working at Boehringer Ingelheim as a primary packaging engineer with a focus on liquid formulations for parenteral and oral solutions. Since 2014 he is responsible for the primary packaging development group for parenteral solutions within Pharmaceutical Development Biologicals. He established the primary packaging development group with a focus on NCE and NBE development. In this role he is responsible for the selection of suitable container closure systems to ensure the stability of the formulation and the functionality within a combination product like an autoinjector.
Christian Dechant holds a Diploma degree in industrial engineering from the University of Applied Sciences of Bochum, Germany.


How Formulation Triggers Device Development

Thu, 06/02/2020 - 9:15am to 9:40am
Session Type: Conference
Session Track: Conference | Session 3: Challenges in Drug Delivery for Biologics (Défis liés à l'administration des médicaments biologiques)