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Rapid Quantification of Natural Products by NIR Methods and Characterization of Marketable Co-Products: Applications in Clary Sage

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Award date: 
Nov 21, 2013
Award amount: 
$100,000
Organization name: 
North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: 
Chinn, Mari S.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Collaborative Funding Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

The project will support commercial production of sclareolide by Avoca, Inc, a NC agricultural biotechnology company that specializes in botanical extractions.The overall goals will be to 1) develop an optical scanning method to rapidly quantify clary sage composition and 2) characterize other value-added compounds from clary sage processing.

Fiscal year: 
2014