Caterina Minelli, PhD, leads the UK National Physical Laboratory’s research into the development of the metrology underpinning the industrial exploitation of particle systems, with a focus on development and manufacturing of pharmaceuticals and nanomedicines. She acts as a UK expert in a number of standard technical committees, including the ISO TC229 (Nanotechnologies), ISO TC24/SC4 (Particle Characterisation)
and ASTM E56.08 (Nano-enabled Materials). Dr Minelli developed her professional career working for private and national laboratories across the globe. She complements her research experience through insightful secondments, including within the former UK Department of Business, Innovation and Skills to work on the development of the Government Science and Innovation Strategy.