Is your science startup ready to partner with us?
DEADLINE TO APPLY: JUNE 7TH @ 5PM
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EMD PERFORMANCE MATERIALS & EVONEXUS ARE DISCOVERING, COLLABORATING WITH AND DEVELOPING STARTUPS WITH NEW TECHNOLOGIES for the areas below
Learn about Biolinq: An EvoNexus Materials Science Success Story. Secured a $10M Series A led by M Ventures, a Merck KGaA Venture Fund.
NEW MATERIALS AND PROCESSES FOR:
Advanced imaging & displays
Electronic packaging & interconnects
Non-toxic inorganic pigments
Additives for coatings to modify the functionality of surfaces
NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FOR:
Human & machine interaction
Deposition and patterning of electronic materials
Intelligent memory devices and storage
High Performance, Neuromorphic & Quantum Computing
Small molecule extraction from plants and algae
Bio-technically transforming ingredients for cosmetics
Increasing yield of plant-based metabolites (GMO-free)
About EMD Performance Materials
Our Performance Materials Add Color to Everyday Life.
Through our Performance Materials business, we offer specialty chemicals that enrich people’s lives in many ways. Be it the liquid crystals or OLED materials in the display of your smartphone, the effect pigments in the coating of your car or the high-performance materials that make the microchips in your electronic devices possible, it is likely that you have come into contact with our products today.
We offer specialty materials and solutions for:
- Electronic Displays
- Semiconductor Fabrication & Packaging
- Functional & Decorative Additives for Coatings
EMD Performance Materials is the North America high-tech materials business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Founded in 1668, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science, and performance materials. Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, holds the global rights to the Merck” name and brand. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the company operates as EMD Serono, MilliporeSigma and EMD Performance Materials.
Today, EMD Performance Materials has about 500 employees around the country with main headquarters in Philadelphia (PA). For more information, please visit www.emd-pm.com.
If your company does not meet the domain criteria listed above, EvoNexus is still interested! Please click this GENERAL APPLICATION link to proceed for entry into the incubator.
EvoNexus is Southern California’s leading incubator with locations in San Diego and Irvine. We empower motivated entrepreneurs to turn their transformative ideas into fundable, commercially viable companies. EvoNexus is supported by corporate investors, including some of the largest multinational corporations in the world. Its companies enjoy class A offices and dry lab spaces provided by California’s leading commercial real estate developer, the Irvine Company.
- Last year our portfolio companies raised $226 Million.
- 77% of our portfolio companies successfully raise money while they are in the incubator.
- Over 175 VC Firms have already invested in our portfolio. EvoNexus brings strong investor relationships and makes quality introductions for its portfolio companies.
- In only 6 years, 26 of our companies have had successful exits generating over $800 Million.
- Our 60 domain expert mentors have successfully started companies, grown companies, and had exits.
- We bring a strong roster of experts to our portfolio companies who have successfully built and sold their businesses.
The EvoNexus Board of Directors represent some of the most important companies and firms in Southern California and beyond. Our directors are comprised of executives and founders from companies who are committed to growing the innovation economy through their financial and strategic support of the ventures launched through the EvoNexus incubator program.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
EvoNexus requires all startups entering the incubator program to only provide 4-5% common shares to the non-profit organization. EvoNexus startups are not charged any fees during their incubation period that can be up to 2 years.
The Application Portal for the EvoNexus Incubator is Always Open.
If your company does not fit into the categories listed above, please apply anyway, as EvoNexus is always looking for great companies across all domains!
Questions? Email Brittany at BGill@EvoNexus.org