Federally-Licensed Lab to Power Psilocybin and Cannabis R&D, IP and Innovative Product Lines for Mass Markets
VANCOUVER, BC, June 29, 2021 – Delic Corp Inc. (“DELIC” or the “Company“) (CSE: DELC) (OTCQB: DELCF), the leading psychedelic wellness platform, today announced its recently acquired entity, Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures Ltd. (CBDV) has been rebranded as DELIC Labs. DELIC Labs is a federally-authorized psilocybin and cannabis research laboratory focused on extraction, analytical testing, and chemical process development. DELIC Labs will serve as the engine for the DELIC platform, conducting research and developing innovative product lines and intellectual property (IP), including psilocybin vaporization technology for future distribution across the Company’s physical footprint and licensed psychedelic wellness clinics in the United States. As part of the rebrand, DELIC Labs launched a new website, logo and branding to more accurately reflect its role within the DELIC platform.
“DELIC Labs is the engine of our platform, powering innovation, IP generation and the highest-quality products we can offer our expanding patient base across the country,” said Matt Stang, Founder and CEO of DELIC. “This rebrand brings the lab further into our self-sustaining ecosystem and ensures patients, investors, partners and our communities understand the connection between the companies and brands that make up our platform.”
“We are thrilled to be an integral part of the DELIC platform and provide high-quality research and products to an ever-growing number of patients.” said Dr. Markus Roggen, DELIC Labs’ President and CSO. “The resources and connections the DELIC team brings to our network will help ensure long-term success in psychedelic innovation and technology throughout the world.”
Founded by award-winning chemist, Dr. Markus Roggen, and UBC Professor, Dr. Glenn Sammis, DELIC Labs supports the psychedelic industry with high precision chemical analytics, metabolomic identification and process optimization. DELIC Labs is one of a handful of licensed psilocybin research labs in Canada and has an aggressive plan to build out a suite of novel compounds and delivery methods for the industry. DELIC Labs is also a leading cannabis analytical and research company boasting clients that include some of the largest brands in the world. DELIC Labs is applying for a Dealer’s License, and intends to eventually commercialize its psilocybin research and associated intellectual property (IP).
Recently Completed Acquisition Highlights
- The acquisition of DELIC Labs further establishes DELIC as a diversified psychedelics organization: The addition of DELIC Labs allows DELIC to add scientific-based research and analytics to its product offerings. DELIC Labs recently received its Section 56 Exemption granted by Health Canada, enabling DELIC Labs to focus on research and intellectual property development in the psychedelics space.
- Building an IP portfolio: DELIC Labs plans to use its analytical tools for psychedelic compounds to advance clinical and end-user testing. In addition, it will develop psilocybin analogs and products that could be used in future medical treatments.
- Enhanced exposure to drive growth: DELIC expects to drive customers to DELIC Labs for its psychedelic and cannabis related laboratory services through its media platform, allowing DELIC Labs to expand its current customer base and potential product offerings.
- History of profitability: DELIC Labs has a history of profitability, with a focus on extraction optimization, analytical testing, and chemical process development to advance the cannabis and psilocybin industries. Current and past customers are well-established global enterprises who require the cutting-edge cannabis and psilocybin research services that DELIC Labs provides.
- Management expertise. Dr. Roggen, who remains an employee of DELIC Labs, brings a wealth of knowledge and industry experience to DELIC in this critically important and evolving space.
About DELIC Labs (formerly Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures Ltd.)
DELIC Labs is a federally licensed cannabis and psilocybin research laboratory focused on extraction optimization, analytical testing, and process development. Based at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada and founded by award-winning chemists Dr. Markus Roggen and UBC Professor Dr. Glenn Sammis, DELIC Labs uses precision chemical analytics and metabolomics identification to develop IP, produce novel products for patients, and advance the cannabis and psychedelic wellness industries. Part of the DELIC Corp family, the leading psychedelic wellness platform, DELIC Labs powers innovation and treatment options with an ever-expanding line of unique and high-quality products for markets that allow legal cannabis and psychedelic-based care.
About DELIC Corp, Inc.
DELIC is the leading psychedelic wellness platform, committed to bringing science-backed benefits to all and reframing the psychedelic conversation. The company owns and operates an umbrella of related businesses, including trusted media and e-commerce platforms like Reality Sandwich and Delic Radio, Delic Labs, the only licensed entity by Health Canada to exclusively focus on research and development of psilocybin vaporization technology, Meet Delic the premiere psychedelic wellness event, and Ketamine Infusion Centers (under binding acquisition agreement) one of the largest ketamine clinics in the country. DELIC is backed by a team of industry and cannabis veterans and a diverse network, whose mission is to provide education, research, high-quality products, and treatment options to the masses.
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