Altria Ventures is making the $2 Million investment in Sharklet, in exchange for a 12.5% share in the company. Sharklet Technologies is a Colorado-based biotechnology company that has commercialized a revolutionary new surface technology product called Sharklet™. Sharklet is a non-toxic, long-lasting, environmentally safe, no-kill surface aimed at challenges with bacterial control and gaps in cleaning practices. Sharklet inhibits the survival, colonization, transfer, and migration of bacteria such as Staph. a, MRSA, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and E. coli.
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