We are looking for food chemist

to join our Tallinn team and develop Gelatex’s edible nanofibrous scaffolds and microcarriers for cell-cultured meat


Who are we?

Gelatex Technologies is an Estonian materials technology startup that facilitates innovation through the creation and manufacturing of novel high-tech nanofibrous materials

We create custom solutions for cellular agriculture, cultured meat, plant-based meats, tissue engineering, 3d cell culture, advanced wound care, filtration, and many other applications

Who are you?

  • You have a Ph.D. or a M.Sc. in food chemistry, food technology, or a similar relevant field

  • You are experienced working with plant-based proteins

  • You have an innovative and pragmatic mindset, a problem-solving approach, and analytical abilities

  • Proven project and team management capabilities

  • Excellent administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent fluency in English both writing and speaking

  • Familiarity with cultured meat is a plus


When you join, you will:

  • Contribute toward a more sustainable future for all

  • Get involved with cutting-edge technology such as cell-cultured meat, novel wound care materials, bio-based filtration materials, etc.

  • Have the opportunity to work worldwide with leading industry experts from many different sectors

  • Have lots of independence and lots of responsibility as one of the first members of a growing passionate team

  • Have ample opportunities for personal and professional growth within the many departments of the company

  • Have a competitive salary depending on experience, and the possibility of stock options


One of the most important part

is that 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

International Business Development Manager


“Times are exciting at Gelatex right now and we believe that we are at the beginning of something very big. Our plan is to become the world’s leading manufacturer with our scaffolds for cultured meat and it is positive to see that we are already considered one of the leading companies in this field. In addition, there is a growing interest in our nanofiber production technology from other fields, such as wound care or biodegradable filtration materials. ”

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, and who would feel as excited as we do on a daily basis. “

Märt-Erik Martens

Co-founder and CEO

Apply as soon as possible, and no later than June 30, 2022


Are you interested?

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Recruitment Agency Brandem

+372 5866 0306