Citrine Informatics Wins 2018 Best in Biz Awards Start-up of the Year


AI platform receives gold award for accelerating materials and
chemicals development

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AI–Citrine Informatics, the leader in materials informatics (MI), has been
named Best in Biz Awards Start-up of the Year, and a gold winner. The
Best in Biz Awards is the only independent business awards program
judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier
publications in North America.

Citrine Informatics MI technology combines the power of data and
artificial intelligence (AI) to help companies develop materials and
chemicals faster. The Citrine Platform combines a data infrastructure
designed specifically for the complexities of materials information,
along with AI workflows tailored to the domain of materials science.
Deployment is often part of a company-wide digital transformation
effort, enabling R&D teams to dramatically accelerate time-to-market.

Each year, Best in Biz Awards’ entrants span the spectrum, from some of
the most recognizable global brands to the most innovative local
start-ups. The 8th annual program proved to be a particularly tough
competition, garnering close to 700 entries from an impressive array of
public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of
geographic regions and industries in the U.S. and Canada. Best in Biz
Awards 2018 honors were conferred in 70 different categories, including
Company of the Year, Fastest-Growing Company, Most Innovative Company,
Best Place to Work, Support Department, Executive of the Year, Most
Innovative Product, Best New Service, CSR Program, Marketing Campaign
and Blog of the Year.

“We are honored to have been selected as the Start-up of the Year, among
such a distinguished group of companies,” said Greg Mulholland, CEO of
Citrine Informatics. “Our mission is to create a materials data
ecosystem that accelerates breakthroughs in materials development and
manufacturing. Our team is very proud to be recognized for helping our
innovative customers create greater efficiency and sustainability.”

Since 2011, winners in Best in Biz Awards have been determined based on
scoring from independent judging panels deliberately composed each year
of prominent editors and reporters from some of the most respected
newspapers, TV outlets, and business, consumer, technology and trade
publications in North America. Structured in this unique way, Best in
Biz Awards is able to best leverage its distinguished judges’
unparalleled expertise, experience and objectivity to determine award
winners from among the hundreds of entries. The 2018 judging panel
included, among others, writers from Associated Press, Barron’s,
Consumer Affairs, eWeek, Forbes, Healthcare Innovation News, Inc.,
Investment Advisor Magazine, MediaPost, New York Post, New York Times,
Ottawa Citizen and Wired.

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards
2018, visit

About Citrine Informatics

Citrine Informatics is the leader in materials informatics (MI) and the
use of data-driven methods to accelerate materials and chemicals
development. The Citrine Platform reduces the time it takes to develop
new materials and chemicals by combining the power of materials data and
artificial intelligence/machine learning. Customers include some of the
biggest and most respected names in the materials and chemicals industry
in Asia, North America, and Europe. Citrine’s headquarters is located in
Redwood City, CA. For more information, visit
and find us on Twitter at @citrine_io.

About Best in Biz Awards

Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards has made its mark as the only independent
business awards program judged each year by a who’s who of prominent
reporters and editors selected from top-tier publications from North
America and around the world. Over the years, Best in Biz Awards judges
have ranged from Associated Press to the Wall Street Journal and winners
have spanned the spectrum, from blue-chip companies that form the
bedrock of the world economy to local companies and some of the most
innovative start-ups. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two
separate programs: North America and International, and in 70
categories, including company, team, executive, product, and CSR, media,
PR and other categories. For more information, visit:


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