A View of XtalPi’s Shenzhen headquarters. Photo: Handout
A View of XtalPi’s Shenzhen headquarters. Photo: Handout

exclusive | XtalPi rides on AI to expand into materials science as Tencent-backed pharma firm plans expansion in Shanghai, Hong Kong

  • Company aims to apply AI and automation to discovery of new industrial materials, a key strategic priority for China
  • The Tencent and Softbank-backed firm plans to expand its Shanghai facilities by ‘several times’ but has no IPO plans, co-founders say

A View of XtalPi’s Shenzhen headquarters. Photo: Handout
A View of XtalPi’s Shenzhen headquarters. Photo: Handout
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