WIN Industry Speaker: Aaron Guan

Friday, March 17, 2023 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present Aaron Guan, Founder and CEO at Neptune Nanotechnologies Inc. as part of the WIN Industry Speaker Series on March 17, 2023, from 1:30 - 2:30 PM in QNC 1501. Registration required!

WIN Industry Speaker Series:  Aaron Guan - Neptune Nanotechnologies Inc.

Aaron Guan Headshot
Aaron Guan is the founder and CEO of Neptune Nanotechnologies Inc. which is an early stage deep tech startup focused on the commercialization of biodegradable nanomaterials. Neptune is creating a new class of innovative nano-structured material from organic ocean waste, with applications in aerospace, biomedical, coatings, packaging and 3D printing industries.

Aaron received both his BASc and MASc degrees from University of Toronto's engineering program, Aaron is a serial entrepreneur, Forbes 30 Under 30 list maker and the inventor of 8 patents and a number of publications in the fields of biopolymers and nanocomposites.

In this seminar, Aaron would like to share his 6 year story of building his first failed nanotechnology startup shortly after graduation; experiences and insights learned along the way; and how he is now applying those lessons learned to his new company, Neptune Nanotechnologies Inc.