Biological computing

A new breed of computer chip

Live biological neurons integrated with traditional silicon computing

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Cortical Labs

Cortical Labs is building a new generation of biological computer chips. We're a new biotech startup backed by Blackbird Ventures, based in Melbourne, Australia.

Cortical Labs is actively seeking collaboration and partnerships.

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Why biological computing?

Our vision

"What if you had a computer chip that could self-organise and restructure itself to best solve a problem?"

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We're developing techniques to stimulate and cultivate neuron growth for computation.

Our team

Hon Weng Chong, MD

FOUNDER & CEO

Hon is an experienced startup founder with an entrepreneurial spirit grounded in medical and technical expertise. Previously he was founder and CTO of CliniCloud, a medical hardware startup with rave reviews from clinicians.

A licensed medical doctor and software engineer who studied at Johns Hopkins Department of Informatics, he leverages his extensive experience and multi-disciplinary background to foster collaboration between the fields of biology and computer science.

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Andy Kitchen

FOUNDER & CTO

A computer scientist, researcher and software engineer whose work history includes on-the-ground experience at three high-tech startups. Andy also spearheaded the first technical team providing Deep Learning consultancy in Melbourne.

Andy has published several peer-reviewed papers on artificial intelligence. He’s a long-time community organizer and founder of the highly respected Melbourne ML/AI Meetup, which has with over 6,000 members.

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Andrew Doherty
CHIEF HARDWARE ENGINEER

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Brett Kagan PhD
CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER

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