Nova-BioRubber Green Technologies Inc

NovaBioRubber develops processing and growing technologies to produce biorubber, biolatex and inulin from plants to solve latex allergy and obesity.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Agriculture
  • Location Surrey, BC, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded April 2009
  • Employees 3
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website novabiorubber.com

Company Summary

NovaBioRubber develops processing and growing technologies to produce biorubber, non-allergic biolatex and prebiotic inulin from rubber-producing plants. Taraxacum kok-saghyz (TKS) contains 24% rubber and 40% inulin. Our patented green process for biorubber recovery provides significant savings in processing costs. Processing is carried out continuously at room temperature using our innovative rubber extractor.


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    Anvar U Buranov

    Dr. Buranov has extensive R&D and project management experience with 15 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Buranov was awarded 5 research projects by the US and Canadian governments. Dr. Buranov holds M.Sc. from Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, USA and PhD from National University of Uzbekistan. Dr. Buranov was a research fellow at Pacific Agri-Food Research Center in Canada. Dr. Buranov was awarded Agri-Innovation Award in Canada in 2011.

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    Jason Rite
    Business Development Manager

    Jason has 40 years of business experience. He has served as the CEO of NitroLube Inc, a motor oil company and holds B.Sc. in engineering and MBA from University of Toronto. He has led 5 successful companies including RollShutter, Signs 'N' Signs, Shark S1, Money Mart and raised more than $50 million. He has extensive experience in sales & marketing. Mr. Rite is working with us for 2 yrs as an investor and a director.

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    Perry Lidster
    Strategic Advisor

    Dr. Lidster has a wealth of experience in the private and public sector. Dr. Perry is also the managing director at Advanced Foods and Materials (AFM) Canada.
    Dr. Lidster received his education from the University of British Columbia .
    Dr. Lidster has served as President/CEO Innovative Food Systems Corp., President and CEO, Ag-West Bio Inc., President/COO of FreshXtend Technologies Corp. and Director, Lacombe/Beaverlodge Research Centre.

Previous Investors

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    IRAP-NRC ($44,000 in 2010, $26,000 in 2012)
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    SRED ($13,000 in 2010, $17,000 in 2011)
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    Friends and Family ($50,000 in 2009-2012); ~$2M in kind and cash
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    Investment Agriculture Foundation BC ($420,000)