Sandrine Bourgeois, PhD, is Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Technology at the School of Pharmacy of the Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 (France). After graduating in pharmacy, she obtained a PhD in pharmaceutical technology at Paris-Saclay University (France). She conducts research at the Laboratory of Automatic Control, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering (LAGEPP) on the development and characterisation of new drug delivery systems for oral and mucosal administration. Dr Bourgeois is the author of 28 publications, three patents and has supervised 10 PhD students.