QTAS is pioneering the future of molecular research through hyperparallelized NMR spectroscopy, a groundbreaking technique that promises transformative changes across various domains, from accelerated drug discovery to enhanced chemical analytics. Our aim is to democratize access to vast amounts of NMR data, using advanced quantum sensors. By integrating this with machine learning, we endeavor to revolutionize the diagnosis of diseases, predict unique material properties, and drive forward the frontier of scientific insights, benefiting both science and society.
Breaking into the quantum tech space is no small feat. For QTAS, the primary challenges have been:
- Navigating the complex technical nuances of quantum sensors and NMR spectroscopy.
- Managing and analyzing the vast amounts of data generated by our systems.
- Securing sufficient funding and resources to sustainably advance our research and development efforts.
The TUM Venture Labs has been instrumental in our journey. They have provided:
- Access to a network of experts and mentors well-versed in the quantum tech and NMR spectroscopy fields, offering invaluable guidance and insights.
- Support and lab resources, alleviating the stress of setting up an own lab.
- A platform to collaborate with like-minded entrepreneurs and researchers, fostering innovation and knowledge exchange.
Advice for Deep Tech Founders
- Build a Solid Team: Deep techn is multifaceted – often working at the interface of many fields. Surround yourself with a team possessing diverse expertise, from quantum physics to biochemistry.
- Seek Mentorship: The quantum and chem space are evolving rapidly. Engage with mentors and industry leaders to stay updated and avoid pitfalls.
- Prioritize Research and Development: Deep tech demands consistent innovation. Dedicate resources to R&D to stay ahead of the curve.
- Engage with Academic Institutions: Universities like TUM are hubs of research and can offer amazing collaboration opportunities, cutting-edge knowledge, and resources.
- Think Long-term: The quantum tech space is challenging, and breakthroughs might take time. Stay resilient, adapt, and remain committed to your vision.