DORAL, Florida, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTC:ETST) (“ETST” or the “Company”), an innovative biotech company focused on the cannabidiol (CBD), nutraceutical and pharmaceutical fields, as well as on R&D for certain medical devices, is pleased to announce its membership in the 16th cohort of Défi Montréal, the largest innovative business acceleration program in Quebec, to accelerate the development and growth of the Company.

Défi Montréal founder Martin Duchaîne is a renowned venture capitalist and leader in business financing and development. In his 20-year career he has advised or assisted more than 900 entrepreneurs, and has developed an exceptional business network that includes leaders from the business community. His vision, combined with the strength of his Défi Montréal program and industry relationships, will accelerate the development and commercialization of new ETST products.

“I have known Martin Duchaîne for many years and finally the time has come for us to work together. I am proud to have a mentor with this track record in business development and product positioning. His experience and dedicated coaching means we won’t leave anything to chance,” states ETST CEO and Chief Scientific Officer Michel Aubé PhD.

Through its participation in Défi Montréal, ETST has found key individuals to help finance and operate its second distribution facility, and has also retained a consulting engineer to polish the manufacturing plan for the soon-to-market MSN-2 medical device ( Leveraging new knowledge capital, ETST will develop a business model to be copied overseas by partnered companies.

“We are proud to welcome Earth Science Tech as member of Défi Montréal,” says Duchaîne. “We appreciate Dr. Aubé and his ability to learn from the success of our best tech entrepreneurs. We are confident he will accelerate the growth of ETST in Canada and many other countries