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We are looking for a CFO

to join the Gelatex management team to enable the growth of a science and innovation-oriented startup.

You will contribute to making a revolution in wound care, cultured meat or drug and cosmetics development by unlocking the potential of nanofibers.

Who are we?

Gelatex Technologies is a unique materials technology startup based in Tallinn, operating in the field of nanofibers.


Our nanofibers can be used in various applications such as wound care, pharmaceutical and cosmetics development, and cultured meat. Our customers are some of the largest medical technology and pharma corporations and universities.


The Gelatex science and innovation-oriented team works towards making people's lives healthier and more sustainable worldwide.

At Gelatex, you will:

  • Develop and implement financial models, forecasts, and budgets.

  • Contribute to strategic planning, decision-making, and business and pricing model developments.

  • Conduct market analysis to identify growth opportunities and risks.

  • Identify and apply for grants.

  • Manage investor relations and prepare for funding rounds.

  • Implement cost control measures and optimize resource allocation.

  • Oversee accounting, reporting, and internal controls to ensure compliance.

  • Identify financial risks and develop mitigation strategies.

  • Prepare financial reports for the board, shareholders and government.


We expect you to have:

  • Proven experience as a CFO or in a similar financial leadership role, preferably in a startup or growing company.

  • Strong expertise in financial planning, fundraising, and cost management.

  • Ability to develop business strategies and conduct market analysis.

  • Knowledge of operational oversight, supply chain, and risk management.

  • Excellent investor relations skills and preferably experience with grant applications.

  • Preferably experience in manufacturing or a company developing physical products.  

  • Advanced degree in finance, accounting, business, or a related field.

  • Excellent English language skills.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and hands-on attitude.

  • Interest in biotechnology, materials, and life sciences.

We offer you:

  • The opportunity to make a difference in a unique materials technology startup by being a key member of the management team alongside the founders

  • Interesting and challenging high-impact work with a qualified international team

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility of a hybrid office

  • Competitive salary and stock options

  • Relocation support if needed


“We do not have micromanagement here at Gelatex. The management allows independence and you have the opportunity to perform tasks according to your personality. The second important part for me is that at Gelatex I am able to work in so many different areas. Although there is a lot of ambiguity ahead, we are working together as a team to achieve our goals.”

Athanasios Garoufas

Chief Business Development Officer


“Times are exciting at Gelatex right now and we believe that we are at the beginning of something very big. We are seeing a strong interest from global corporations in our technology. Our nanofibrous materials and halospinning technology have proven to provide value in many applications from food to medical applications. None of this would have happened without having a collaborative future-oriented team."

Mari-Ann Meigo Fonseca

Co-founder & COO


“We value the uniqueness of each team member and notice individual strengths. Teamwork is definitely one of the key aspects here at Gelatex. The more we work together, the more we learn form each other’s competences, and through that, we achieve an environment that is pleasant for everyone. We are looking for people who want to shape a better future by creating what has never been done before in materials technology. “

Märt-Erik Martens

Co-founder and CEO

Sounds like you?

Apply before July 23rd
by sending your CV and motivation letter to

Suitable candidates will be invited for an interview on an ongoing basis.

For further questions, please call +372 53418898 or send your inquiry to

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