MEMS Foundry Continues Support of CMC Microsystems TEXPO Awards

August 14, 2008

Edmonton, Alberta, August 14, 2008 – Micralyne Inc., a world leading MEMS Foundry, was pleased to announce its continued support for the Micralyne Microsystems Design Award presented at the CMC Microsystems Annual Symposium. Micralyne has supported the TEXPO student competition awards since 2001.

In previous years, Micralyne’s CEO Chris Lumb has been in attendance to present the award to the recipient. “Micralyne has always been supportive of the MEMS Industry, and by our continuous support of the Microsystem Design Award, we know we are encouraging new talent to join the field of MEMS Technology” said Chris Lumb about Micralyne’s involvement.

Award Overview
iThe Micralyne Microsystems Design Award is open to students in a graduate degree program in a Canadian university. The award will be made to the competitor who demonstrates the most novel and industrially relevant research results in the following areas of microsystems: MEMS,microfluidics, materials research and system-related developments that include research in these areas.

The award will be presented as part of the CMC Annual Symposium, taking place October 14-15, 2008 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa. The TEXPO competition process consists of a Call for Papers from CMC Microsystems, CMC review’s the abstracts and accept researchers into the competition. Judging takes place on site at the Symposium and the awards are presented at our Annual Awards Banquet, the evening of October 15th.

About Micralyne
Micralyne develops and manufactures MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems)-based products. MEMS technology enables industrial components to be significantly smaller, faster and less expensive. Micralyne’s micron-scale solutions (1 mm = 1000 microns) are found in optical switching technology, lab-on-a-chip medical devices, and commercial press equipment.

For further information contact:
Mr. Isaac Saraga
Communications Associate
Micralyne Inc.
1911 – 94 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6N 1E6
Phone: 780-431-4403
isaacs@micralyne.com
www.micralyne.com