Cyclotron Road and similar programs provide science-entrepreneurs vital resources to turn research into first prototypes. But in order to make these startups attractive investments to industry and financiers, a new, data-driven approach is needed.
We’re excited to share that Opus 12, a startup that has developed a method for recycling carbon dioxide emissions into useful and cost-competitive chemicals and fuels, has won a Keeling Curve Prize. The recognition comes with a $25,000 purse.
Cohort Five includes research scientists, recently minted Ph.D.’s., chemists, electrical engineers, teachers, a guitarist, a mountaineer, a classical violinist, three muay Thai practitioners and a cage fighter…
We’re very pleased to have recently brought on Hannah Totte as our program operations associate. In addition to supporting Brenna Teigler in day-to-day operations of the program, she will put considerable energy into culling actionable insights from the many data streams that we collect as a program.
Learn how Erkan Aktakka went from a childhood selling sunflower seeds on the streets of Ankara to launching a venture that could open up new sensor applications in the Internet of Things, a $30 billion market.
Five Cyclotron Road fellows are named in the inaugural cohort for the GCxN accelerator, a collaboration between Shell’s GameChanger program and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The cohort is developing long-term energy storage and control technologies for the energy grid of the future.
Activate is the event of our year, every year—it’s when our fellows get to shine and show the power of their innovations. This year’s event made Cyclotron Road co-founder and managing director Sebastien Lounis more optimistic than ever about our program and its future.
By displacing petroleum-derived material feedstocks with engineered, bio-based alternatives, Visolis is focused on creating renewable products for the circular economy. With key pieces of the puzzle now set in place, Visolis’s founder, Deepak “Sultan of Scale” Dugar, is moving the firm from pilot scale to mass production.
Our 2018 Impact Report takes a deep dive into some of the key progress indicators we're tracking and the impact we are making for our fellows. The bottom line: our support is enabling a new path for the development of an innovator and their idea that would otherwise not exist.