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Managing Director & CTO, Microsystems

The CTO will serve as Managing Director for a new program office and primary advisor for our growing community of fellows working in the field of advanced microsystems. He or she will provide leadership to the Activation Energy team and external stakeholders across academia, industry, finance, and government as we work to create the world’s leading platform to support the commercial application of hard science and technology.

Bleximo: Accelerating Quantum Computing

Rather than replacing classical high-performance computing systems, Bleximo is building quantum accelerators as complementary special-purpose quantum computation systems that will run in parallel with classical computers. Bleximo is looking to grow its operation with an experimental physicist, an RF/microwave engineer, and a mechanical engineer.

Mallinda: Reshaping the Plastics Industry

Mallinda has developed revolutionary, malleable thermoset resins to enable simple and scalable processing of carbon composites with closed-loop, low-energy recyclability. The startup, co-founded by our Cohort Two fellows Chris Kaffer and Philip Taynton, is seeking a Composite Materials Engineer as well as a Senior Scientist, Polymer/Organic Chemist. Both of these roles are full-time and located at Mallinda’s Denver lab.

Tierra Biosciences: Turbocharging Biomanufacturing

Tierra Biosciences (formerly Synvitrobio), founded by Cyclotron Road fellow Zachary Sun, develops bio-based processes for green chemistry. Using ProtoVitro, its next-generation expression platform, the startup offers an inexpensive, cell-free prototyping system that allows for experimentally validated high-throughput data collection. Synvitrobio is hiring a research associate to assist the team with executing laboratory protocols and process development.