Laboratory Chemist

UP Catalyst is a novel deep technology start-up changing the world by producing carbon materials directly from CO2. We are challenging the global raw material industry for the production of electric car batteries. We bring a sustainable production method to the market while lowering the environmental footprint of electric car batteries by 14%.

We are looking for a laboratory chemist to assist with the growth of our world-changing start-up. 

Your daily tasks will include the following:

  • Run the synthesis process for our carbon materials 
  • Carry out the purification process of the carbon materials 
  • Perform the dispersions-making process for carbon materials 
  • Contribute to ongoing international projects 

Some of the key traits we are looking for include:

  • You have a bachelor’s degree (relevant or in making) in chemistry or any other natural science field 
  • You are bold, self-starter, strategic, creative 
  • You have strong communication skills (in English and/or Estonian).  
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office 
  • Highly motivated and target driven 
  • Laboratory experience, especially in the safety side of things
  • You have a basic knowledge of nanotechnology (preferred but not required) 
  • You are living in Tallinn, Estonia or nearby 

What’s in it for you?

  • See how scientific research is being turned into a commercial business 
  • A chance to make an impact and bring your own ideas to the table
  • A mentor to guide you and consult you
  • Innovative start-up environment 
  • Young, fun and ambitious team 


We invite you to challenge the status quo!

Come join us!

Send us your CV below!