| AF SBIR/STTR | April 1, 2016
AF121-207 Picture (Photo by AF SBIR/STTR)
The Air Force’s search for a chemical-free way to kill weeds helped put an Ohio-based small business on the road to commercial success.
Global Neighbor, Inc., is now selling its NatureZap product through Amazon and several online dealers. The hand-held, spot treatment technology – which uses directed energy to control unwanted vegetation - was developed with support from an Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) award.
Jon Jackson, Global Neighbor’s president and principal investigator, said the SBIR/STTR program was a key to bringing the product to consumer markets and he expects the company to sell 1,000 units in 2016.
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