EnWave Signs Technology Evaluation and License Option Agreement with American Industrial Hemp Producer
OCTOBER 14, 2020, 6:00 AM
EnWave Corporation (TSX-V:ENW | FSE:E4U) (“EnWave”, or the “Company”), announced today that it has signed a Technology Evaluation and License Option Agreement (the “TELOA”) with an American industrial hemp producer (the “Hemp Producer”) to evaluate the potential commercial use of the Company’s proprietary Radiant Energy Vacuum (“REV™”) dehydration technology. During the term of the TELOA, the Hemp Producer will pay a monthly evaluation fee and have the exclusive option to license REV™ technology for use in the State of Illinois to dehydrate hemp products for cannabidiol (“CBD”) extraction.
If REV™ demonstrates its proven ability to produce dried hemp with zero degradation of CBD content, the Hemp Producer will be able to leverage EnWave’s patented dehydration platform to improve processing efficiencies and lower their cost of CBD production. If the evaluation is deemed successful by the Hemp Producer, EnWave will aim to sign a royalty-bearing commercial license agreement and an Equipment Purchase Agreement with the Hemp Producer committing to the purchase of REV™ machinery.
EnWave holds a robust intellectual property portfolio spanning numerous international markets and has licensed REV™ technology to more than forty companies operating in eighteen countries worldwide.
EnWave Corporation, a Vancouver-based advanced technology company, has developed a Radiant Energy Vacuum (“REV™”) – an innovative, proprietary method for the precise dehydration of organic materials. EnWave has further developed patented methods for uniformly drying and decontaminating cannabis through the use of REV™ technology, shortening the time from harvest to marketable cannabis products.
REV™ technology’s commercial viability has been demonstrated and is growing rapidly across several market verticals in the food, and pharmaceutical sectors, including legal cannabis. EnWave’s strategy is to sign royalty-bearing commercial licenses with innovative, disruptive companies in multiple verticals for the use of REV™ technology. The company has signed over thirty royalty-bearing licenses to date. In addition to these licenses, EnWave established a Limited Liability Corporation, NutraDried Food Company, LLC, to manufacture, market and sell all-natural dairy snack products in the United States, including the Moon Cheese® brand.
EnWave has introduced REV™ as the new dehydration standard in the food and biological material sectors: faster and cheaper than freeze drying, with better end product quality than air drying or spray drying. EnWave currently has three commercial REV™ platforms:
1. nutraREV® which is used in the food industry to dry food products quickly and at low-cost, while maintaining high levels of nutrition, taste, texture and colour; and
2. quantaREV® which is used for continuous, high-volume low-temperature drying.
More information about EnWave is available at www.enwave.net.
Mr. Brent Charleton, CFA
President & CEO
For further information:
Brent Charleton, CFA
President & CEO at +1 (778) 378-9616
Dan Henriques, CA, CPA,
Chief Financial Officer at +1 (604) 835-5212
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