Viridium Pacific Signs Research Agreement with British Columbia Institute of Technology
July 31, 2018 — Viridium Pacific Group Ltd. (“Viridium” or the “Company”) (TSXV: VIR) (OTCPink: MRRBF) is pleased to announce the signing of a research and development Industry Service Agreement (“ISA”) with the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
The research and development ISA is a collaboration between Viridium and its wholly-owned subsidiary Experion Biotechnologies Inc. (“Experion”), a licensed producer under the ACMPR) and BCIT’s Natural Health & Food Products Research Group which hold a controlled substance dealer’s License. Under the terms of the agreement BCIT will supply specific phenotypic medical cannabis chemovars to Experion for cultivation and harvesting in support of BCIT’s research program. Experion will have exclusive rights to the genetic outcomes of BCIT’s work to be commercialized for the medical and recreational markets. BCIT and Experion will share the benefits of these commercialization efforts as royalty agreement.
Mr. Jarrett Malnarick, CEO commented, “Diversity and scientific knowledge of your genetics are key for any License Producer to succeed in the cannabis industry. Not only does this agreement open up a new channel for genetics development, but also enhances Experion’s expertise concerning cannabis strains and their respective applications and potential.”
Viridium Pacific Group Ltd. is a biotech innovation company based in British Columbia, and the parent company of operating subsidiaries involved in horticultural production (Experion Biotechnologies), property development (Fish Trap Ventures Ltd.), and human resource management (Stave Lake Services Ltd.). Experion Biotechnologies Inc. is a Health Canada licensed producer of cannabis, which operates in an 8,300 square-foot indoor facility outside of Mission, BC.
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