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Asimov is a biotechnological company specializing in programming living cells with genetic circuits. The Company creates an industry-grade computer-aided design and genetic engineering framework for programming living cells. Its engineering platform combines computer-aided design, artificial intelligence, and synthetic biology. Asimov partners with customers to create bio technologies.

HQBoston, MA, US

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)37(+9%)
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Key People/Management at Asimov

Alec Nielsen

Alec Nielsen

Co-Founder & CEO
Raja Srinivas

Raja Srinivas

Chris Voigt

Chris Voigt

Joe Isaacson

Joe Isaacson

VP Engineering
Brian Fults

Brian Fults

Software Engineer
Amber Delhagen

Amber Delhagen

Lab Operations Associate
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Asimov Office Locations

Asimov has offices in Boston and Cambridge
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
1325 Boylston St #500
Cambridge, MA, US
700 Main St
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Asimov Financials and Metrics

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Asimov total Funding

$4.7 m

Asimov latest funding size

$4.7 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Asimov investors

Asimov's latest funding round in December 2017 was reported to be $4.7 m. In total, Asimov has raised $4.7 m
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Asimov News and Updates

The Producer of 'Foundation' on Asimov, Covid-19, and Race in Sci-Fi

Leigh Dana Jackson, the co-executive producer on Apple TV+'s forthcoming show, believes genre fiction has a role to play in addressing injustice.

Nipah virus outbreak helped Asimov Robotics build robots in Kerala for COVID-19

The robots from the Saya Bot series, developed by Asimov Robotics will be soon stationed in public places where they can approach people and help spread the message.

Reading Isaac Asimov at 100

In his recently published book “Astounding,” the author Alec Nevala-Lee brings American science fiction’s Golden Age back into focus by following four key figures: John W. Campbell, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard — and Isaac Asimov, who officially turned 100 today (his exact birth date was unkno…

Asimov Selected by DARPA to Develop Artificial Intelligence Design Engine for Synthetic Biology

New initiative will use machine learning to design complex cellular behaviors

Asimov Appoints Synthetic Biology Pioneer James J. Collins as Inaugural Member of Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Collins brings multi-disciplinary expertise in the design and construction of synthetic gene circuits and programmable cells

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Asimov Blogs

VPN-less Authentication with Google IAP, K8s, and Ambassador

Asimov's mission is to program living cells to create previously impossible biotechnologies. We have created a cell engineering platform combining synthetic biology, artificial intelligence and design automation.As a new startup, one of our first challenges was setting up a software infrastructure w…

Asimov Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Asimov founded?

    Asimov was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Asimov key executives?

    Asimov's key executives are Alec Nielsen, Raja Srinivas and Chris Voigt.

  • How many employees does Asimov have?

    Asimov has 37 employees.

  • Who are Asimov competitors?

    Competitors of Asimov include enEvolv, Sana Biotechnology and Mirimus.

  • Where is Asimov headquarters?

    Asimov headquarters is located at 1325 Boylston St #500, Boston.

  • Where are Asimov offices?

    Asimov has offices in Boston and Cambridge.

  • How many offices does Asimov have?

    Asimov has 2 offices.