Vancouver, B.C., December 13th, 2016
EnWave Corporation (TSX-V:ENW | FSE:E4U) (“EnWave”, or the "Company" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOKxOkoqc4w&t=1s) announces today that it has signed a Technology Evaluation and License Option Agreement (the “TELOA”) with Born Wild LLC (“Born Wild”), a seafood processor located in the United States of America. Born Wild plans to develop dried seafood snack applications processed by the Company’s patented Radiant Energy Vacuum (“REV™”) dehydration technology.
Born Wild will collaborate with EnWave’s product development team at the Company’s pilot plant facility to develop several unique seafood snack products for human consumption. Born Wild has a term of seven months to exercise their option to license the use of REV™ dehydration technology. This is the second TELOA signed by the company for the development of REV™-dried seafood products.
About Born Wild LLC
Born Wild LLC is focused on the development of new, innovative shelf-stable seafood applications. With its headquarters in Bellingham, Washington, Born Wild serves the global seafood market with processing capabilities and sourcing from Alaska, through Canada, Washington, Oregon, and northern California. Born Wild is led by several individuals with vast seafood processing experience.
EnWave Corporation, a Vancouver-based advanced technology company, has developed Radiant Energy Vacuum (“REV™”) – an innovative, proprietary method for the precise dehydration of organic materials. REV™ technology’s commercial viability has been demonstrated and is growing rapidly across several market verticals in the food and pharmaceutical sectors. EnWave’s strategy is to sign royalty-bearing commercial licenses with industry leaders in multiple verticals for the use of REV™ technology. The company has signed seventeen royalty-bearing licenses to date, opening up eight distinct market sectors for commercialization of new and innovative products. In addition to these licenses, EnWave has formed a Limited Liability Partnership, NutraDried LLP, to develop, manufacture, market and sell all-natural cheese snack products in the United States under 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;
2. powderREV® which is used for the bulk dehydration of food cultures, probiotics and fine biochemicals such as enzymes below the freezing point, and
3. quantaREV® which is used for continuous, high-volume low-temperature drying.
An additional platform, freezeREV®, is being developed as a new method to stabilize and dehydrate biopharmaceuticals such as vaccines and antibodies. More information about EnWave is available at www.enwave.net.
Dr. Tim Durance
President & CEO
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John Budreski, Executive Chairman at +1 (416) 930-0914
Brent Charleton, Senior Vice President, Business Development at +1 (778) 378-9616
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