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NOTE 8. – NOTES PAYABLE

License Fees

On June 22, 2018, the Company entered into the Second Amendment to the License Agreement (the “Second Amendment”) with North Carolina State University (“NCSU”) that amended an original License Agreement between the Company and NCSU, dated December 8, 2015, and the First Amendment, dated February 14, 2018, to the original License Agreement. Under the terms of the Second Amendment, the Company was obligated to pay NCSU milestone payments totaling $1,200, which originally amounted to a present value of $1,175. As of June 30, 2020, the Company paid the final milestone payment of $300. The cost of the of acquired license amounted to $1,175 and is included in Intangible assets, net on the Company’s Consolidated Balance Sheets, and is amortized on a straight-line basis over the last-to-expire patent, which is expected to be in 2036.

On October 22, 2018, the Company entered into a License Agreement with the University of Kentucky. Under the terms of the License Agreement, the Company is obligated to pay the University of Kentucky milestone payments totaling $1,200, of which $300 was payable upon execution, and $300 will be payable annually over three years on the anniversary of the execution of the License Agreement. The Company has recorded the present value of the obligations under the License Agreement as a note payable that originally amounted to $1,151. The cost of the of acquired licenses amounted to $1,151 and is included in Intangible assets, net on the Company’s Consolidated Balance Sheets and will be amortized on a straight-line basis over the last-to-expire patent, which is expected to be in 2033.

D&O Insurance

During the second quarter of 2021, the Company renewed its Director and Officer (“D&O”) insurance for a one-year policy premium totaling $3,315. The Company paid $662 as a premium down payment and financed the remaining $2,653 of policy premiums over nine months at a 3.49% annual percentage rate.

During the second quarter of 2020, the Company renewed its D&O insurance for a one-year policy premium totaling $2,744. The Company paid $549 as a premium down payment and financed the remaining $2,195 of policy premiums over nine months at a 3.19% annual percentage rate.

CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program Loan

On May 1, 2020, the Company received an U.S. Small Business Administration Loan (“SBA Loan”) from Bank of America, N.A. related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the amount of $1.2 million. On May 12, 2020, the Company repaid the SBA loan in full.

The table below outlines our notes payable balances as of September 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020:

September 30, 

December 31, 

    

2021

    

2020

License Fees

$

299

$

293

D&O Insurance

 

1,483

 

246

Total current notes payable

$

1,782

$

539

Accretion of non-cash interest expense amounted to $2 and $6 for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021 and $4 and $17 for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020.