Noor Shaker

Co-Founder and CEO


About Noor

Noor is CEO at GTN, a startup that uniquely combines machine learning with quantum physics to discover new medicines. Through GTN’s technology, chemicals can be effectively simulated, analysed and discovered computationally. In 2018, Noor secured £2.1 million in seed funding and are currently working with a number of global pharma, innovative biotechs and world-leading research institutions. Before co-founding GTN, Noor was an assistant professor at Aalborg University in Copenhagen. She has more than 50 publications and 1400+ citations and has co-authored a book on generative methods. Noor has co-authored two patents and received a great recognition for her work at GTN including the CogX Rising Star Award handed to her by the Prime Minister Theresa May. She is also listed as one of the top 30 women leaders in U.K. healthcare in 2018 and MIT Review’s 35 Innovators under 35.