The company was founded in January 2016 in Hefei, Anhui Province, and chairman of the board is Dr. Yu Junying. As a graduate of Peking University, she got her Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania and was a post-doc with James Thomson at the University of Wisconsin, where she did pioneering work on embryonic stem cells and iPS technology. From 2009 to 2015, she worked for Cellular Dynamics International, now a subsidiary of Fujifilm. In 2016, she returned to China and founded Nuwacell.

CAS news release, September 29, 2017