Nuno R. B. Martins, PhD



Dr. Martins is a scientist, a serial entrepreneur, an innovator, a philanthropist, and an international speaker. As a scientist and an innovator, Dr. Martins usually likes to make use of different subject areas, drawing ideas and concepts from different bodies of knowledge to solve specific problems. As an illustrative example, some of his published papers involve several fields of research, including: neuroscience, nanotechnology, nanomedicine, nanorobotics, computer science, and others. Several educational experiences have supported and nurtured Dr. Martins’s approach to problems.


As a scientist and an innovator, Dr. Martins is interested in technological developments with potential to solve humanity’s most challenging problems in healthcare, education, work, humanity’s existential risks, among others. Dr. Martins is currently focused on developing technologies which will hopefully have a significant impact on human healthy life extension. Dr. Martins’ research work was featured in the world’s media, including: Fox News Channel, New York Post, The SUN, Daily Mail, Irish Times, Science Daily, The Times of India, National Geography Poland, among other worldwide media. Dr. Martins is currently a visiting scholar at the University of California Berkeley, in the United States. Between 2016 and 2019, Dr. Martins was an affiliated researcher at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, LBNL, in the United States. One of Dr. Martins’ published papers, titled “Human Brain Cloud Interface” is on the TOP 10 most viewed papers ever on Frontiers of neuroscience. Being on the TOP 10 is a serious recognition from the scientific community of the importance of the paper, especially because Frontiers of Neuroscience has more than 10,000 (ten thousand) published research papers and is currently the world’s most cited journal in the field of neuroscience, ahead of the prestigious journal “Nature” and the journal “Neuron”. Dr. Martins’ scientific work has involved collaborations with worldwide universities, including the University of California San Diego, University of Miami, Duke University, Moscow State Medical University, Purdue University, Monash University, Institute for Molecular Manufacturing, among others.


In business, Dr. Martins created his own company to fund his education. Along the way, several academic awards and grants contributed to his necessary funding strategy. Since then he has funded several companies. Dr. Martins is a board member of the board of directors of several organisations and companies. One of those organisations has contributed with more than 100 million in funding for scientific research during the last decades. Dr. Martins also assumes the responsibility of several financial fiduciary roles for high net worth individuals and organizations.


As an international speaker, Dr. Martins has provided keynote talks in several major international conferences worldwide, attended by dozens of thousands of participants. Dr Martins provided talks around the world, including the United States, Hungary, Serbia, Brasil, Italy, and Portugal. In those international conferences Dr. Martins shared the stage with several celebrities, such as: world famous artificial intelligence and robotics expert Ben Goertzel, Raymond Yang, co-founder & managing partner of WestSummit Capital, Jack McCauley, co-founder, Oculus VR, Jun Wu, founding partner of Amino Capital, Steve Westly Managing Partner of Westly Group, Xiang Qian, Medical Director of Stanford Health Care, Noel Lee, Founder and CEO of head monster products Inc, the billionaire Peter Nygard, the inspiring Suzanne Somers, the world famous futurist Ray Kurzweil, among many other celebrities…