Miniaturized mobile sensing solutions for a healthier and safer world

C2Sense uses nanotechnology to develop miniaturized mobile sensing solutions for a healthier and safer world. Rapid medical diagnostics, product authentication, environmental monitoring and building/worker safety are just some of the key areas we serve. Founded in 2013 as an MIT “Tough Tech” spinout we have proven commercial solutions to help with some of the world’s toughest challenges.


Safar Partners, The MIT Engine and Moore Capital Ventures along with a number of other visionary professional and private investors have been strong and active supporters of our growth. Our committed team of investors and advisors include successful entrepreneurs, leading technology innovators, and forward-looking strategic leaders. Whether it’s revolutionizing the way consumers interact with products, measuring the quality of the air around us, preventing accidental use of counterfeit pharmaceuticals, or enabling the shift to telemedicine and workplace testing during this COVID-19 crisis, C2Sense is well-positioned to lead the next generation of sensor development and innovation.

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C2Sense has built a dedicated team of scientists and engineers that are turning fundamental research into proven, real-world solutions. The company is led by CEO George Linscott, a visionary executive with experience driving company growth in new markets. COO Jonathan T. Mann brings extensive domestic and international legal and business experience to his operational role. C2Sense’s CTO, Robert Deans, leads the company’s research and development team and is the co-inventor of Aura™, the enabling technology behind C2Sense's Halo™ diagnostics and AuthenTags™ authentication and sensing lines of business. Dr. Timothy Swager, the John D. MacArthur professor of Chemistry at MIT and co-inventor of C2Sense’s core gas sensing technology, is a co-founder of C2Sense and serves as a board member and strategic advisor.  Eric Keller, EVP of corporate development at C2Sense, is a proven business and legal executive with extensive experience in software development, materials science, nanotechnology and life sciences. Jason Cox, VP of engineering and co-inventor of Aura™, applies his extensive leadership and passion for commercializing new technologies to the design, development, and deployment of C2Sense’s product portfolio. Our committed team of investors and advisors includes respected thought leaders, technology innovators, seasoned business executives, and forward-looking strategic planners.


At C2Sense, we set ambitious goals and practice purpose-driven discovery. As an MIT Tough Tech spinout, we are helping to solve some of the world’s most important challenges through the convergence of breakthrough science, engineering, and leadership. By leveraging the collective knowledge of our world-class team and embracing novel solutions to intransigent problems, we create innovative products that address unmet needs.


The C2Sense team is driven by our core objective of developing  mobile sensing solutions for a healthier and safer world. As individuals and as teams, we make sure that we understand, align, and believe in our work.  We manage our time, effort, and priorities to best achieve our goals, working together to overcome unexpected challenges and obstacles.​


We encourage our teammates to effectively manage their own time to strike a work-life balance that leaves them happy and fulfilled. We respect our colleagues and understand that it is the quality of our time, not the quantity, that matters most. By trusting the judgement of our peers and embracing innovation in technology, we aim to create a workplace where everybody is fully present in everything they do.


We take pride in the team-oriented culture at C2Sense. We strive to build a uniquely collaborative atmosphere, leveraging individual talents to improve our collective skill set by helping, teaching, and empowering our colleagues. We build mutual trust and respect by meeting our commitments, acknowledging the contributions of others, and addressing conflict directly, fairly, and objectively.


C2Sense is seeking creative problem-solvers to join our high-performance team. We strive to be the best company we can be, and our Core Values are important to us.  We want every candidate to know about them because we expect every C2Sense employee to live by them.

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