Team

Bruno Lima

bruno.lima@nchemi.com | +55 16 98188 5342

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), he developed projects related to nanoparticles, nanocomposites and thin films and experience in materials characterization techniques. He was an engineer at FAI-UFSCar in nanotechnology development projects for the oil and gas industry and coordinator of PIPE-FAPESP projects. Member of the “Leaders in Innovation Fellowships”, program of the Royal Academy of Engineering in London and winner of two Inventor Petrobras Awards. Podcaster of “Café com Nano”, podcast on science, nanotechnology and scientific entrepreneurship.

Lucas Leite

lucas.leite@nchemi.com | +55 16 99624 7407

Graduating in Administration (UNICEP). Foreign trade experience, internship at Otto Advisory Consultoria E Assessoria Ltda. He also was graduating student in chemistry from the Federal University of São Carlos, a period in which he had experience in synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials.

Tiago Conti

tiago.conti@nchemi.com | +55 16 98172 6965

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar). Skills in entrepreneurship, project management, creation of industrial intellectual capital, team training and University-Company interaction. He was an engineer at FAI-UFSCar in nanotechnology development projects for the oil and gas industry and coordinator of PIPE-FAPESP projects. Member of the “Leaders in Innovation Fellowships”, program of the Royal Academy of Engineering in London. Podcaster of “ Café com Nano ”, podcast on science, nanotechnology and scientific entrepreneurship.

Ayrton Aguiar

ayrton@nchemi.com | +55 11 99845 8653

Electronic Engineer and Master in Communications from UNICAMP and an MBA from INSEAD (France). He has been working with StartUps, Venture Capital, Corporate Venture and Mergers and Acquisitions for over 20 years. He was Director of Confrapar (Venture Capital / Private Equity company) and helped it set up two Venture Capital funds. As Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Buscapé, he invested more than U $ 100 million in 20 companies, such as Vtex, Hotmart, ZUP, InLocoMedia and BrandsClub; created the first contest for corporate venture startups in Brazil, “Sua Idéia Vale um Milhão”, investing in 5 companies. Structured and managed fundraising projects for investment in innovation of more than R $ 200 million for companies such as Movile (iFood and Playkids), Rossi Construtora, Sympla, Rock Content and Hexagon. He has international experience, having carried out projects in the USA, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Canada, Israel, Argentina, Peru and Guatemala. He is a founding member of INSEAD Angels do Brasil. Angel investor of nChemi.

William Leonel

wleonel@nchemi.com | +55 16 98245 0705

Master in Chemistry from the Federal University of São Carlos in the area of ​​physical chemistry, with research on the synthesis and behavior of nanoparticles functionalized in organic solvents. In 2012 and 2013 he participated in the “Ciência sem Fronteiras” program at the University of Coruña (Spain) and interned at the Laboratory of Reactivity and Photoreactivity. Between 2013 he did an internship at Embrapa Pecuária Sudeste, working with phytochemistry and extraction of organic compounds. PhD student in medical biotechnology at the Faculty of Medicine of Unesp in Botucatu and vinculated to nChemi as PIPE-FAPESP coordinator. Podcaster of “ Café com Nano ”, podcast on science, nanotechnology and scientific entrepreneurship..

Marcelo Martinho

marcelaokf@gmail.com | +55 19 99132 7597

Master and Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry with Technological assignments from the Federal University of São Carlos. He did an internship at Embrapa Pecuária Sudeste in 2017 working with chromium speciation in organic fertilizers. During the Master’s period he worked as a researcher at FAI-UFSCar on Petrobras projects. Academic Master’s Degree in Physical Chemistry by the Graduate Program in Chemistry at the Federal University of São Carlos in the area of ​​sintering and electron microscopy of in-situ transmission. Linked to nChemi as PIPE-FAPESP project coordinator.