Aspire Biopharma, Inc. Acquires Technology Assets from Instaprin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

HUMACAO, PR, March 28, 2022 – Aspire Biopharma, Inc. (“Aspire” or the “Company”), a developer of disruptive drug delivery mechanism technologies, today announced the acquisition of the intellectual property assets (“IP”) of Instaprin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(“Instaprin”).

The acquisition of Instaprin Pharmaceuticals’ intellectual property assets includes bringing groundbreaking drug delivery technology to the Aspire portfolio. In the transaction, Aspire acquired the patent and all intellectual property of Instaprin’s drug delivery mechanism, as well as the Instaprin trade name, in exchange for  a commercialization revenue sharing arrangement in the amount of approximately $3.7mm and additional equity consideration in Aspire.

Kraig Higginson, Executive Chairman, stated, “The heart of our company is the unique IP developed over 10 years by our world-renowned Chief Scientist that gives us a tremendous advantage in the marketplace. We are pleased to have completed this acquisition of the patents and other IP relating to the rapid delivery system including its initial product Instaprin.”

About Aspire Biopharma, Inc. Headquartered in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Aspire Biopharma has developed a disruptive technology through a Novel Soluble Formulation which addresses emergencies, drug efficacy, dosage management, and response time. For more information, please visit

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