Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Mantra Venture Group Announces Additions to its Scientific Advisory Board

Mantra Venture Group Announces Additions to its Scientific Advisory Board


SEATTLE, WA, July 22, 2008 - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. (OTCBB: MVTG) is pleased to announce that it has added two valuable members to its Scientific Advisory Board: Mr. Norman Chow, President of Kemetco Research Inc., a private sector integrated science, technology and innovation company, and Mr. Joey Jung, a noted Senior Research Scientist, and the inventor of numerous patents and patent applications in the field of battery, fuel cell and electro-winning technologies. They join the initial two members of Mantra's Scientific Advisory Board, Dr. Ben Anthony, Senior Research Scientist at the National Research Council in Ottawa, Canada and Colin Oloman, Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia and a member of the University's Clean Energy Research Center.

Norman Chow earned a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree and a Masters of Applied Science Degree from the University of British Columbia. Continuing his education, he then became a Registered Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) in British Columbia. Mr. Chow has over 10 years of technology development experience and 6 years of contract research experience. Mr. Chow also co-invented a patented electrochemical metal cleaning process that is used worldwide by multi-national companies. He has a background in business management, international sales, project management and manufacturing.

Mr. Chow has been the winner of several prestigious awards that recognize his skills in engineering and business. In 1996, his patented technology, The DynaPower Metal Cleaning System won the Financial Post Gold Award for being the Top Environmental Technology in Canada, and then in 2004 he was named the winner of the Business in Vancouver Top Forty under 40 award.

Mr. Joey Jung earned his Masters of Applied Science Degree from the University of British Columbia in Chemical Engineering and subsequently became a Registered Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) in British Columbia. He has had a successful career in electrochemical engineering and battery research, formerly serving as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of a publicly traded battery development company.

Larry Kristof, Mantra's C.E.O., commented, "Both Norman and Joey will be valuable additions to the Scientific Advisory Board and will complement Dr. Ben Anthony and Professor Colin Oloman. They are educated, experienced and practical: a rare combination. Another key attribute that they bring to Mantra is the fact that they have direct experience with the commercialization of innovation."

About Mantra:

Mantra, through its group of sustainable energy, carbon reduction and consumer product subsidiaries, is active in the green technology marketplace with an innovative, multi-faceted approach focused on profitability through sustainability. By aggressively seeking out new technologies and innovating solutions for a cleaner earth for everyone, Mantra intends to provide a highly profitable, socially and environmentally responsible investment for its shareholders.

Mantra is a public company quoted on the OTC BB under the symbol MVTG and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol 5MV. For more information please visit us at www.mantraenergy.com.

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Forward-Looking Statements:

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements and are subject to risks and uncertainties. See Mantra Venture Group's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission which identify specific factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.

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Terry Johnston,
Investor Relations,
Phone: (604) 267-3022,
Email: tjohnston@mantraenergy.com,
Website: http://www.mantraenergy.com

Source: Mantra Venture Group Ltd.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Its a big achievement for Mr. Norman Chow.