Awards & Features

Media Highlight Biopharma Roundtable

Sunthetics and Merck

Elevating Chemical Innovation through ML Excellence

$1M NSF SBIR Phase II award

Second Place

L'Attitude MatchUp

Journeys of Innovation series by the

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)


Own The Room Documentary

NatGeo documentary featuring Daniela Blanco's story. Available to stream on Disney+

Top Innovator Under 35

Daniela Blanco named Top Innovator Under 35 LATAM by MIT Technology Review

Forbes 30U30

Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Energy Category, North America

Top Female Founder

Daniela Blanco named among the 100 Top Female Founders in the US by Inc Magazine, 2020

Techstars Accelerator

Sunthetics is part of the 2020 cohort of the Techstars and The Heritage Group Accelerator

Brightest AI/CI Mind

Daniela Blanco named 2019 Brightest AI/CI Mind by Minds & Tech (MIT Center for Collective Intelligence)

Top Student Inventor

Lemelson-MIT names Daniela Blanco a top graduate student inventor, 2020

Global Student Entrepreneur Champion

Daniela Blanco is named the 2019 Global Student Entrepreneur Champion by the Entrepreneurs Organization

United Nations SDGs Summit

Daniela Blanco is invited to speak at the United Nations for EO's International Summit for the Sustainable Development Goals, 2019

Conference Attendance

Plug & Play Silicon Valley Summit, June 2022. Batch 13th, New Materials and Packaging Vertical.

26th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute, June 2022.

The Greener Manufacturing Show, North America, June 202. Talk: How AI is optimizing chemical production with small data.

Sondersland Fest, September 2021. Talk: I have an idea.

239th ECS Meeting with the 18th International MEeting on Chemical Sensors, June 2021. Session: Pharmaceutical Organic and Biological Electrochemistry. Talk: Spearheading with Smart Organic Electrosynthesis.

Sunthetics in the news

Additional Funding

The Heritage Group x Techstars Accelerator
$120K -  September 2020

Powerbridge NY

$150K -  April 2019

Empire State Development Tech Transfer Grant
$60K - March 2019

Third Strait Pitch Competition
$10K - November 2018

University Startup Worldcup - First Prize Greentech Track
$5K - October 2018

NYU Summer Launchpad Incubator
$10K - June 2018

VentureWell Stage 1 and 2 Awardee
$25K - May 2018

NYU 300K Entrepreneurs Challenge – First Prize Technology Track
$100K - May 2018

NYU Innovention Competition – First Prize
$25K - May 2018