Benedetta Copertaro is a research and development scientist with several years of experience in both industrial and academic research and experimental development. She received her PhD from the Marche Polytechnic University where she investigated the application of phase change materials in refrigerated storage and transport systems in order to reduce energy consumption.Benedetta then took up a Research Associate position at the Marche Polytechnic University and, having completed a research project in solar heating systems, she joined Dalarna University in Sweden. She later joined a research centre at Lleida University in Spain as a Visiting Researcher. During her research experience she had the chance to publish several scientific papers (h-index=10).
Since moving to Newster System, a company which offers innovative solutions for healthcare waste management, she has worked as a Research and Development Scientist.