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START-UP AWARD

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Comet Bio

Comet Bio envisions a farm’s entire harvest utilized to make high-quality products. The team has developed an innovative process to upcycle crop leftovers into healthy and sustainable products. Comet Bio is able to reclaim and purify lost nutrients making them readily available for use in supplements, food and beverages. With its patented technology, Comet Bio can create products that are not only sustainable, but also unique. Their Arrabina™ Arabinoxylan Plant Fiber Extract has superior tolerability and functionality within the prebiotic market.

What the judges said: The judges liked this company’s link to the up-and-coming prebiotics category as well as its interesting ‘upcycling’ story.

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Neurohacker Collective

Founded in 2015, Neurohacker Collective’s mission is to create best in class well-being products by employing a unique methodology to research and development based on complex systems science. Rather than overriding regulatory systems with chemicals designed to move a biomarker in a particular direction, this approach focuses on supporting the body’s ability to self-regulate. The company began with a focus on cognitive products with the launch of its Qualia nootropic line and will continue to provide comprehensive products for overall peak performance.

www.neurohacker.com

SP Nutraceuticals

SP Nutraceuticals is a start-up committed to creating scientifically-proven natural health products. SP Nutraceuticals, in collaboration with the University of Guelph, uses a high throughput screening technology to analyze how food and plant molecules effect various diseases. The company’s mission is to build healthy communities through plant-based nutrition backed by rigorous clinical science. Its first product, Metavo, is based on the novel bioactive, AvoB which helps maintain normal blood glucose levels and improves metabolism.

www.spnutra.com

Neurohacker Collective

Founded in 2015, Neurohacker Collective’s mission is to create best in class well-being products by employing a unique methodology to research and development based on complex systems science. Rather than overriding regulatory systems with chemicals designed to move a biomarker in a particular direction, this approach focuses on supporting the body’s ability to self-regulate. The company began with a focus on cognitive products with the launch of its Qualia nootropic line and will continue to provide comprehensive products for overall peak performance.

www.neurohacker.com

SP Nutraceuticals

SP Nutraceuticals is a start-up committed to creating scientifically-proven natural health products. SP Nutraceuticals, in collaboration with the University of Guelph, uses a high throughput screening technology to analyze how food and plant molecules effect various diseases. The company’s mission is to build healthy communities through plant-based nutrition backed by rigorous clinical science. Its first product, Metavo, is based on the novel bioactive, AvoB which helps maintain normal blood glucose levels and improves metabolism.

www.spnutra.com