Eric Faulkner has been with Biogen Idec since 1998. In his current position, Mr. Faulkner is the CMC Leader for autoinjector development and the Global Launch Leader for combination products. Prior to his role in CMC Management, Mr. Faulkner was on an international assignment overseeing European aseptic fill/finish operations for prefilled syringes and vials for 2 commercial programs. Mr. Faulkner also has worked in the Formulations Development group in Cambridge, Massachusetts, specializing in performulation, formulation, and container closure system selection of biopharmaceuticals. He holds a BS degree in Biology from the State University of New York, Fredonia and a MS degree in Biotechnology and Biomedical Science from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Mr. Faulkner has worked in the biotech / pharmaceutical industry for over 17 years and has extensive experience in device development, drug product development, biophysical and biochemical characterization of proteins, and manufacturing.