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Who Are We?

Founded in 2017, CuanTec is a ground-breaking biotech ready to help make incremental changes that positively impact the world we live in. CuanTec's scientists have developed a world-first, propriety technology to biologically separate chitin, proteins, minerals, and lipids from shellfish waste, mushrooms, and the exoskeletons of insects. CuanTec’s proprietary, ultra-pure, full-chain length and high molecular weight chitin is unique in the World, enabling product applications not fully possible before using commercially available chitin including a wide range of applications in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food industries.

Our Team

Our Team

Management Team

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Craig Sterling

Chief Commercialization


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Derek Norwood

Chief Operations



Dr Tracy White

Scientific Manager

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Alan Findlay

Bioprocessing Plant Manager

Lead Science Team

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Dr Murat Kaya

Head NPD Scientist

Toby ThomasLead Fermentation Scientist

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