Dr. Shuja posses an unusual mixture of deep scientific background and executive leadership necessary to develop the technology and business offerings for the fast-pace cannabis market. Previously at OGZ Holdings Ahmed was responsible for consulting on the build-out of extraction facilities. Over the past four years, he has been studying the best methods for scaling of the Hemp and Cannabis chemical processing industry. Dr. Shuja was awarded a patent in 2018 about pulsed electric fields than can affect large scale extraction and drying of hemp. This was an example of an innovation project that explores technology from the food processing industry.
He continues to develop novel methods and best practices targeting the lowest cost per gram manufacturing of cannabinoids. In January of 2019, Dr. Shuja announced the spin out of Ecosce Inc. from OGZ Holdings with a focus on commercializing room temperature winterization and desolvation. This novel process called the Ecosce process will be the focus of his discussion.
Awarded >10 US patents
2018 issued a patent on drying and extraction in which a US Patent was issued in less than 6 mo in 2018
Innovation Award Siemens 2008
Best New Product NanoTech 2006