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Tobacco Squalene Farming & Extraction for Commercialization

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Award date: 
Sep 11, 2015
Award amount: 
Organization name: 
SynShark LLC
Principal Investigator: 
Ornstein, Jason M
Grant program category: 
Business Financing
Grant program name: 
Small Business Research Loan
Greater Charlotte

SynShark is commercializing technology to produce valuable chemicals in tobacco. NCBC funding will fund the upscaling of R&D from a half-acre to 10 acres over the next two years and enable - if successful - product sales and >100 acres of planting in 2018.

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