Micralyne Announces Sponsorship of MicroTAS 2004 in Sweden

May 28, 2004

MicroTAS 2004

Edmonton, Alberta, May 28, 2004 РMicralyne Inc., one of the few profitable pure MEMS manufacturers in the world, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the eighth international Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2004) in Malm̦, Sweden, September 26 Р30, 2004.

MicroTAS 2004 is an annual meeting focusing on the research, development and application of micro- and nanofabricated devices and systems for chemical and biochemical measurements. The technology encompasses extensive areas of application in clinical diagnostics, genomics and proteomics, environmental assays, separation science, cellular analysis or drug discovery.

Micralyne is a Gold Sponsor of MicroTAS 2004 and will be presenting its leading expertise in micromachining, microfluidics, and thin films at its exhibition booth. More specifically, Micralyne will also be displaying its bioanalytical instrumentation such as its Microfluidic Tool Kit™, standard microfluidic chips, and polymer microfluidic chips. “Micralyne is proud to support the MicroTAS meeting series as its one of the major annual international events in this field.” says Chris Lumb, President and CEO of Micralyne Inc.

Thomas Laurell, MicroTAS 2004 Chairman, states that companies like Micralyne are key to helping continue the development and commercialization of miniaturized devices in chemistry and life sciences. “We are pleased to partner with industry leaders such as Micralyne to ensure the success of the major conference dedicated to the advancement of miniaturized systems for chemical and biochemical measurements,” says Laurell.

About Micralyne
Micralyne develops and manufactures microfabricated and MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems)-based products. Micralyne is one of the largest independent companies in the world that manufactures MEMS in high volumes. MEMS technology is built on the premise of making industrial components smaller, faster and less expensive and facilitates radical improvements in the miniaturization of electronic and mechanical devices. These types of devices are used in many industries including communications, automotive, aerospace, and life sciences. More specifically, Micralyne’s micron-scale solutions (i.e. 1000 microns = 1 millimetre) are found in automotive emission sensors, optical switching technology in telecommunication networks, lab-on-a-chip devices for drug discovery, and commercial press equipment for printing today’s most popular magazines. Micralyne is a profitable and growing company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

For further information contact:
Mr. Chris Lumb
President & CEO
Micralyne Inc.
1911 – 94 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6N 1E6
Phone: 780-431-4400
clumb@micralyne.com