Fran Penrose is a mechanical engineer, specialising in the early-stage design of medical devices. She has experience in device design from concept generation to design verification testing and manufacturing scale-up spanning many medical devices, including variable dose injector pens. She has a keen interest in the intersection between sustainability and medical device design. Ms Penrose forms part of Cambridge Design Partnership’s core sustainability group, where she is responsible for identifying opportunities for sustainable innovation within the drug delivery sector. She has an MEng in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering from the University of Cambridge (UK).