|9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2021
|Compensation Related Costs [Abstract]
12. SHARE-BASED COMPENSATION
In August 2021, the Company adopted the 2021 Inducement Plan (“the Plan”). Under the 2021 Inducement Plan, the Company can grant stock options and stock awards. There are shares of common stock reserved for issuance under the Plan. As of September 30, 2021, 50,000 shares remained available for future grants.
Share-based awards generally vest over a period of three years, and share-based awards that lapse or are forfeited are available to be granted again. The contractual life of all share-based awards is five years. The expiration date of the outstanding share-based awards is August 2026.
The Company measures share-based awards at their grant-date fair value and records compensation expense on a straight-line basis over the service period of the awards. Share-based compensation is allocated to employees and consultants based on their respective departments.
The Company recorded share-based compensation expense of $ in general and administrative expense during the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021.
The weighted average fair value of share-based awards granted during the nine months ended September 30, 2021 was $. As of September 30, 2021, the unrecognized compensation cost related to outstanding share-based awards was $ million and is expected to be recognized as expense over a weighted-average period of approximately years.