NASHVILLE, TN / ACCESSWIRE / January 15, 2021 / Omnicanna Health Solutions, Inc. aka ENDOCAN CORP. (WKN: A1W61J, ISIN: US29271J1097, OTC: ENDO), soon to be Thermic Sciences International (TSi), is pleased to announce it has hit the submission deadline and submitted the required documentation and LOI for several competitive grants from the US Department of Agriculture and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
The amount available for new grants in this FY 2021 SAS RFA is approximately $150 million, for awards of up to approximately $10 million each.
"In partnership with Cannabis Science CSi-EDP among others, the group submits credentials based on having not only the first but perhaps the only live negotiating technology, live inventory tracking, and real-time fulfillment systems for the Industrial Hemp and Cannabis Industry. The Company feels very strong in its position of leadership in this technology solutions sector of the industrial Hemp Industry. We have been eyeing the broken food supply chain for a minute now, looking for our entry point for sustainable food resources that provide real-time inventory tracking, instant multiple simultaneous real-time negotiating, and full back-end fulfillment capabilities, I think we found it," stated Mr. Dabney
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) is USDA's flagship competitive grant program that provides funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences. Within AFRI, the longterm purpose of this Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) Request for Applications (RFA) is to help transform the U.S. food and agricultural system to increase agricultural production by 40% in sustainable ways as we approach a world population of 10 billion by 2050 and to do so in the context of economic, societal, and environmental attributes of sustainability.
Solving agricultural challenges will require a convergence of science, technology, and policy to improve agricultural productivity; ensure a safe, affordable, and nutritious supply of food; invigorate and realize the promise of the bioeconomy; and promote the development of a talented agricultural workforce. Recent advances in plant and animal biology, new technologies, the integration of large and complex sources of data knowledge of infrastructure and markets, and holistic approaches offer unprecedented opportunities for meeting the demands of the growing population. Transformation of our nation's agricultural systems can ensure continued productivity growth, while conserving natural resources and minimizing the environmental footprint of agriculture. The transformation of food and agricultural systems also requires an investment in human capital to catalyze a secure and profitable global food system that meets the health and nutritional needs of people across rural and urban communities alike.
PART I-FUNDING OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION
1. Legislative Authority Section 2(b) of the Competitive, Special, and Facilities Research Grant Act (hereafter referred to as the Act) (7 U.S.C. 3157), as amended, authorizes the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), a competitive grant program to provide funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension to address food and agricultural sciences in the following six 2018 Farm Bill priority areas: 1. Plant health and production and plant products; 2. Animal health and production and animal products; 3. Food safety, nutrition, and health; 4. Bioenergy, natural resources, and environment; 5. Agriculture systems and technology; and 6. Agriculture economics and rural communities.
2. Purpose and Priorities The purpose of AFRI is to support research, education, and extension work by awarding grants to solve key problems of local, regional, national, and global importance in sustaining conventional, organic, and urban agricultural systems. These include farm efficiency, profitability and sustainability, ranching, bioenergy, forestry, aquaculture, rural communities and entrepreneurship, human nutrition, mitigating impacts of biotic and abiotic constraints on food production, food safety, mitigating food waste and food loss, physical and social sciences, home economics and rural human ecology, biotechnology, and classical breeding. Through this support, AFRI advances knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture. It also allows AFRI to support education and extension activities that deliver science-based knowledge to end users, allowing them to make informed, practical decisions. This AFRI RFA provides funding for integrated research, education, and extension projects.
AFRA RFA Background
AFRI is NIFA's flagship competitive grants program for food and agricultural sciences. Funding is offered through the AFRI Foundational and Applied Science, Sustainable Agricultural Systems, and Education and Workforce Development Requests for Applications for addressing critical societal issues.
This AFRI RFA aligns with the following six USDA Strategic Goals:
1. Strategic Goal 2: Maximize the ability of American agricultural producers to prosper by feeding and clothing the world;
2. Strategic Goal 3: Promote American agricultural products and exports;
3. Strategic Goal 4: Facilitate rural prosperity and economic development;
4. Strategic Goal 5: Strengthen the stewardship of private lands through technology and research;
5. Strategic Goal 6: Ensure productive and sustainable use of our National Forest System Lands; and
6. Strategic Goal 7: Provide all Americans access to a safe, nutritious, and secure food supply.
CSi-EDP Submitted January 7, 2021, 4:45 pm Eastern Time.
Good afternoon Dr. Mathieu Ngouajio and Dr. Megan O'Rourke,
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
AGRICULTURE FOOD RESEARCH INITIATIVE COMPETITIVE GRANTS PROGRAM
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS
I would like to introduce Cannabis Science Inc (CSi-EDP) as an end-to-end technology solution provider for the Industrial Hemp Industry and other Agriculture related sectors.
We do see and realize the horrible traditional broken supply chain issues in the USA and Worldwide, because of this our businesses across America are flying blind with no real-time information for any inventory tracking or product pricings and negotiating abilities services they need, instantly.
We also realize the huge financial issue this glut has created in so many industries, including farmers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers of all sorts. Supply back up glut, expired goods going to waste every day, and consumers going without the required products because they have no real access instantly in real-time.
*** Targeting the Industrial Hemp Industry is one of our goals.
We provide this solution, real-time internet access to everything is the simple solution, with real-time access to vision, there is no more flying blind. Solutions through online access, real-time every time, inventory tracking coupled with instant online real-time multiple simultaneous negotiating technology. This solution is a clear and simple answer to most of these issues, however simple is not always easy just because it is simple. Our technology is completed and launched in Beta for demonstration and full application use now.
There is nothing else on the market near the robust power and client usability than our technology. It can be scaled for any size operations, including Worldwide real-time access, real-time inventory tracking, real-time pricing access, and multiple simultaneous real-time negotiations in every currency Worldwide. Real robust power.
The issues we see clearly as critical are the inabilities to track inventory in real time, to know who has what inventory at any given moment in time, to track pricing, delivery, expiry dates in real-time while instantly matching the required buyer and seller together so they can instantly negotiate privately over the internet all the required points in real-time.
Point by Point Industrial Hemp Solutions:
Centered on our CSi-EDP
We can modify the technology for specific industry applications.
We currently have 5 versions in development or launched.
Automobile and Real Estate versions are about to be launched as well.
These versions are in Beta Launch mode; we will do a full Media Blitz after we complete inventory loading and final CSR partnership testing.
We can bring all farmers, buyers, consumers, manufacturers to one online location, load every piece of inventory from every farmer or retailer across the country on the system, educate everyone on how to use it, and track everything in real-time simultaneously, with live information access for everyone approved in the system.
Inventory Expiry Dates
Multiple Simultaneous Real-time Negotiating (Privately or Public)
Price Tracking (Private or Public)
Again, our technology is ready to go, already launched, we can integrate any traditional transaction into an online experience for ease of business acumen and solutions.
Again, there is nothing on the market with this type of real-time tracking power.
Our Team consists of a number of experts in their field of interest, including but not limited to farmers, growers, scientists, manufacturers, buyers, educators, and consumers:
Raymond C. Dabney - Chairman
Robert Kane - President CFO
Greta Gaines - Product Development
Richard Dabney - Federal Government Liaison
Chief William Bills - Consultant (Hemp Agriculture)
A number of Nationwide industry Partners and associates.
We own the technology, and we are ready to provide instant access to modify requirements.
We believe we are already helping the Industry and we will continue regardless.
Thanks for your attention to this matter.
Chairman of the Board
Raymond C. Dabney
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About Omnicanna Health Solutions, Inc.
Omnicanna Health Solutions, Inc. is currently developing new natural hemp-based products based on innovative formulations to utilize the unique and potent benefits of the hemp plant. Medicinal properties of hemp have been known and applied for thousands of years. With the aid of scientific research, Omnicanna Health Solutions is translating such knowledge into development of effective hemp formulation-based health and wellness solutions as well as cosmeceutical, nutraceutical, and food brands throughout the world. The Company's health and wellness, nutritional, and cosmetics lines will address personal needs and will evolve with the introduction of new formulations and products, advancing the Company within the expanding multibillion-dollar global market.
About Cannabis Science Inc. (CSi-EDP)
Cannabis Science (CSi-EDP) is the first pioneer for publicly traded cannabinoid companies on the USA stockmarkets and is a certain leader in the research and development of cannabinoid-based medicines and associated delivery technologies. Cannabis Science and its research collaborators have completed and are currently conducting pre-clinical research on cannabinoid-based medicines with plans to transition to clinical trials on a number of products in 2021. Targeted indications include Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Chronic Prostatitis, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Oro-bucco-lingual Dyskinesias, Oxidative Stress, Psychosis, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Cannabis Science is negotiating additional licensing the Company's U.S. patent number 9,763,991 for the Compositions of Cannabinol (CBN) for Treatment of Various Neurobehavioral Disorders, including Sleep Disorders. Cannabis Science announced its drug-development pipeline and the transition into clinical trials as well as other major company initiatives. Cannabis Science has presented at Harvard GHC Summit for four years in a row and its President & CEO Mr. Raymond C. Dabney was Awarded the prestigious Harvard GHC Summit Industry Leader Award in 2018 for the groundbreaking work he has accomplished with the Cannabis Science CSi-EDP themed "Bringing it All Together" and presented its Successes for years at Harvard for the World to use.
Forward Looking Statements
This Press Release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934. A statement containing words such as "anticipate," "seek," intend," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "expect," "project," or similar phrases may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Some or all of the events or results anticipated by these forward-looking statements may not occur. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include the future U.S. and global economies, the impact of competition, and the Company's reliance on existing regulations regarding the use and development of cannabis-based drugs and products. The Company does not undertake any duty, nor does it intend to update the results of these forward-looking statements.
Robert Kane, CFO
Thermic Coating Systems Ltd.
Hans Johannes Schulte
Cannabis Science Inc.
Raymond C. Dabney
President & CEO
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