Biotech Institute, LLC is a California-based innovation company with the desire to develop novel plant-based therapeutics and related technologies. Biotech Institute created a buzz in the cannabis world by receiving the first utility patent (U.S. Pat. No. 9,095,554) for cannabis entitled "Breeding, production, processing and use of specialty cannabis." Partners such as Booshoot Technology have assisted Biotech Institute to develop standards for hemp and cannabis propagation.