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Tobacco Squalene Farming & Extraction for Commercialization

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Award date: 
Sep 11, 2015
Award amount: 
$249,975
Organization name: 
SynShark LLC
Principal Investigator: 
Ornstein, Jason M
Grant program category: 
Business Financing
Grant program name: 
Small Business Research Loan
Region: 
Greater Charlotte

The project was designed to address two critical commercialization factors in taking SynShark's laboratory science to productization. These factors are farming in actual outdoor conditions and the final extraction of the end chemical from the tobacco leaf to increase the yield of squalene from mass transplant to samples of material.

Fiscal year: 
2016