TORONTO and NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micromem Technologies Inc. ("Micromem") (CSE:MRM) (OTCQX:MMTIF) through its wholly owned subsidiary Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies Inc. ("MAST") is pleased to announce it has executed a Joint Product Development Agreement (the "Agreement") for $1,800,000 USD. In addition to work already underway over the last year, the new Agreement moves this project from the development phase to the pre-production phase. This is in addition to and parallel with the originally executed agreement announced on August 2, 2013. The contracted scope of work involves application of MAST's patented sensor platform technology and innovative use of MAST's engineered nanoparticles in oil and gas production.
Earlier this year MAST successfully completed the contracted scope of work associated with developing the Proof of Concept nanotechnology solutions. This milestone triggers a payment of $704,000 US to Micromem in addition to $196,000 US already received.
The principal objective outlined in the Agreement would have MAST provide the client with the next phase deliverable, a pre-manufacturing solution and ready for initial field trials.
Further details on specifics of the projects, types of solutions and expected deployment are still subject to Non-Disclosure at this time.
About Micromem and MASTInc
MASTInc is a wholly owned U.S.-based subsidiary of Micromem Technologies Inc., a publicly traded (OTCQX:MMTIF) (CSE:MRM) company. MASTInc analyzes the specific industry sectors to create intelligent game-changing applications that address unmet market needs. By leveraging its expertise and experience with sophisticated magnetic sensor applications, MASTInc successfully powers the development and implementation of innovative solutions for healthcare/biomedical, natural resource exploration, government, information technology, manufacturing, and other industries. Visit www.micromeminc.com, www.mastinc.com.
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