Cornell startup awarded $600,000 to improve food safety

Halomine, a Cornell-based startup developing cutting-edge technologies for the sanitation of food processing equipment, has been awarded $600,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), under Phase II of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

One of the primary objectives of the USDA-NIFA program is related to manufacturing and scaling up production. Halomine, which is focused on creating antimicrobial coating technologies to prevent the spread of harmful pathogens, is in the midst of a scale-up that could result in a material ready for trials, and possibly sales, in the first quarter of 2021.

Click here to read the full Halomine story in the Cornell Chronicle.