VANCOUVER, BC, April 28, 2021 – Delic Holdings Inc. (“DELIC” or the “Company“) (CSE: DELC) (OTCQB: DELCF), a psychedelic wellness-focused company, is pleased to announce that its acquisition target, Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures Ltd. (“CBDV”), a licensed cannabis and psilocybin research laboratory specializing in chemical analytics, extraction optimization, and process design, has hired Dr. Eric Janusson as Lead Chemist.
Dr. Eric Janusson is an analytical organometallic chemist specializing in real-time methods for the quantification and characterization of sensitive chemical intermediates. A long-time resident of Vancouver Island, Dr. Janusson received his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry at the University of Victoria in 2017 under the direction of Professor Scott McIndoe. After completing his studies, Dr. Janusson held a postdoctoral scholar position with the Cronin Group at the University of Glasgow where he developed an interest in machine learning, statistical modelling, self-assembly of inorganic nanoparticles, automated synthesis and robotics, as well as ion mobility mass spectrometry. Dr. Janusson was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Glasgow, Scotland from 2017 to 2019 in the Cronin Group. After completing his contract with the Cronin Group, he continued on as an associate member until March 2021. Dr. Janusson joined CBDV in 2021 to spearhead the analytical chemistry efforts of the company and further develop high-quality analytical methods for cannabis and psilocybin research.
As Lead Chemist, Dr. Janusson’s function and main duties within the company include:
- Lead analytical chemistry efforts
- Lead method development for cannabis and mushroom testing
- Provide input on scientific leadership and strategic direction for the company
- Build alliances and partnerships with other scientific experts/organizations
Dr. Markus Roggen, Director of Delic Corp & Founder of CBDV commented, “We are excited to have Eric join us. He brings a lot of expertise in analytical chemistry and new perspectives to the team. Eric is instrumental to combine our analytical platforms with our machine learning capabilities.”
DELIC and CBDV, would also like to announce a private placement of a minimum of 3,333,333 subscription receipts of CBDV (“the Subscription Receipts”) on a non- brokered basis (“the Offering”), at a size to be determined in the context of the market.
Each Subscription Receipt will, following the completion of the Company’s transaction to acquire CBDV, entitle the holder to receive, without payment of additional consideration or taking of further action, one unit of the Company (each, a “Unit” and collectively, the “Units“), at a price CAD$0.30, with each Unit being comprised of one common share (a “CBDV Common Share“) of the Company and one common share purchase warrant of the Company (“CBDV Warrant“). Each CBDV Warrant shall be exercisable to acquire one CBDV Common Share of the Company at a price of CAD$0.40 per CBDV Warrant for a period of twenty-four (24) months.
Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures (CBDV), based at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, is a licensed cannabis and psilocybin research laboratory focused on extraction optimization, analytical testing, and process development. Founded by award-winning chemists, Dr. Markus Roggen and UBC Professor Glenn Sammis, CBDV uses precision chemical analytics and metabolomics identification to advance the cannabis and psilocybin industries.
DELIC Always Expanding. In All Ways.
DELIC was formed in 2019 to address the growing interest in psychedelic wellness backed by science. DELIC was the first psychedelic umbrella platform and is currently a trusted source for those interested in psychedelic culture, psychedelic clinics, and more. DELIC’s offerings include, Ketamine Infusion Center (under binding acquisition agreement), a limited liability corporation formed under the laws of Arizona and runs two ketamine clinics in Arizona and California, “Reality Sandwich”, a free public education platform providing psychedelic guides, news and culture, “Meet Delic”, the first ever psychedelic wellness summit, and “The Delic”, an e-commerce lifestyle brand. For more information, check out www.deliccorp.com.