GUIDANCE AND JOBS IN THE WORLD OF SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING START-UP COMPANIES

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Are you a researcher in scientific computing applications, and looking for new ways to commercialize your ideas by launching for example a new innovative start-up company? In that case, feel free to contact me at the following e-mail address: gabriele.mogni@qscomputing.com , in order to organize some video-calls together for example!

I would in fact be more than happy to provide you with valuable advices and insight on how to approach the relevant market and potential customers, based on my own personal business experience as a freelance consultant for scientific startup companies such as Exabyte.io, and more recently with the European Materials Modeling Council as well as some of the projects it is helping to coordinate, such as the VIMMP and Marketplace EU projects (in collaboration with Goldbeck Consulting Ltd.)

For sources of inspiration with regard to new start-up ideas, please have a look at the following examples of private companies active in scientific computing product development displayed throughout the remainder of this webpage! The list below could also prove resourceful for young researchers in academia, looking for new long-term employment opportunities of a different and commercial nature. In this case, I advise you to consult regularly the "Careers" sections in each one of the company links provided below. I also recommend consulting the job listings on both the Psi-k and CCL.net websites, although the positions advertised there are for the most part of academic nature.

Please note that the below list of companies only covers start-ups and SMEs active in scientific computing. Of course, there are also numerous large trans-national corporations in the petroleum, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, engineering and materials industrial sectors that are heavily involved in modeling and simulation-based R&D. Some examples include of course Shell, Pfizer, BASF, Solvay, Bosch, Dow Chemicals, St Gobain, Siemens, etc... The listing of all such large corporations falls however well beyond the scope of the present webpage.

SYNOPSYS QuantumATK - atomistic simulation software

SCM - software for chemistry and materials modeling

MATERIALS DESIGN - atomistic simulation software and services for materials

SIMUNE - atomistic simulation software and services

SCHROEDINGER - drug discovery and materials design

EXABYTE.IO - cloud-native digital materials R&D platform

THERMOCALC - computational tools for engineers and materials data

CULGI - multi-scaled computational chemistry software

DASSAULT SYSTEMES - computer aided engineering modeling applications

Q-CHEM - ab initio quantum chemistry program

MATCALC ENGINEERING - metallurgical processing software solutions

TURBOMOLE - program package for electronic structure calculations

AVANT-GARDE MATERIALS SIMULATIONS - software for crystal structure prediction

CRYSTALMAKER - software for research & teaching in materials science

COMSOL - finite element analysis and multiphysics simulation software

MATHWORKS - developer of the MATLAB data and numerical analysis software

ANSYS - engineering simulation and 3D design software

AUTODESK - 3D design, engineering & construction software

WAVEFUNCTION - molecular modeling software

QUANTEMOL - scientific software and consultancy in plasma chemistry modeling

CHEMICAL COMPUTING GROUP - computer aided molecular design

SIMULATIONS PLUS - model-based drug development

PARALLEL QUANTUM SOLUTIONS - computers with integrated software for computational chemistry

SCIENOMICS - materials simulation technology and services

WOLFRAM - data and numerical analysis software (e.g. Mathematica)

GAUSSIAN - computational chemistry software

MCL - processing engineering and innovative material applications

AQCOMPUTARE - provider of scientific computing services for industrial research

QM SIMULATIONS - hardware-software integrated solutions for ab initio material simulations

PETACHEM - quantum chemistry solutions for molecular materials and biological molecules

CRESSET - computational solutions for drug discovery

JPR TECHNOLOGIES - scientific enterprise software solutions

DOTMATICS - unified scientific informatics software solutions

NQUIX - chemical informatics, computational chemistry and molecular modelling

VLIFE TECHNOLOGIES - computer aided drug design, molecular design and molecular modeling

INSILICOGEN - AI driven bioinformatics

INTE:LIGAND - molecular design and drugs discovery software

D.E. SHAW RESEARCH - scientific research and development in computational biochemistry

ENTHOUGHT - scientific and analytic computing solutions

GRANTA DESIGN - materials information software

MICRESS - microstructure evolution simulation software

CITRINE INFORMATICS - materials and chemicals informatics

QUESTEK - integrated computational materials engineering solutions

ATOMWISE - artificial intelligence for drug discovery

VIRTUAL LAB - cloud-based materials simulation platform

ONEANGSTROM - integrated platform for molecular design

CHEMALIVE - quantum chemistry simulation platform

NANOMATCH - virtual design of organic electronic materials

TOTALSIM - computational fluid dynamics consultancy and development

SIMSCALE - cloud-based platform for computer aided engineering simulations

VASP - software for atomistic and electronic structure calculations

IKTOS - artificial intelligence for new drug design

ALPHASTAR - computer-aided engineering solutions

BEASY - engineering software and services

MATGENIX - contract research and software/database solutions

DANTE - heat treatment simulation software

DCS Computing - discrete element method software

ESRD - computer-aided engineering software

ELECTRIC ANT LAB - simulation and software for CFD and chemical applications

ESPEEM - solutions for analysing experimental materials data

MATERIAL-X - molecular modelling as a service

FACCTS - fast & accurate computational chemistry tools