Two high potential bioproduct technology start-ups serving the cannabis sector have been selected in Innovacorp's inaugural Cannabis Technology Program.

The following companies will each receive $50,000 in non-dilutive, non-repayable funding and business guidance to address key technical and business milestones. In addition to funding, companies will get access to one-on-one advice from an Innovacorp advisor and a team of mentors from program partners, including SindicaLeaf Forward and Green Acre Capital

Greenlight Analytical – Dr. James Wylde, Simon Benwell, Louise Richardson, Nicole Wylde – Dartmouth –
Portable analyzer to measure cannabis and narcotics for safety, quality control, medical and law enforcement applications

Dispension Industries – Corey Yantha & Ryan Smith – Dartmouth –
Retail platform for legal cannabis that verifies the identity and age of a registered user by their internal biometrics

Halifax, Nova Scotia, January 24, 2019