VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA and NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - Feb. 5, 2014) - LOMIKO METALS INC. (TSX VENTURE:LMR)(PINKSHEETS:LMRMF)(FRANKFURT:DH8B)(Europe: ISIN: CA54163Q1028, WKN: A0Q9W7) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Lomiko Metals has joined the Graphene Stakeholders Association to help foster its mission of promoting the responsible development of graphene and other 2-D materials and facilitating innovation and commercialization through collaboration with other stakeholders.
Graphene is emerging as one of the most promising materials ever discovered - one that has the potential to play a vital role in the development of advanced technologies in key industry segments, including computing, electronics, energy, defense, health care, telecommunications, and transportation.
"We are delighted to have Lomiko join the GSA, and look forward to collaborating with Paul Gill and his colleagues in the year ahead," said Stephen Waite, co-founder and co-executive director of the GSA.
Keith Blakely, co-founder of the GSA and CEO of The InVentures Group, added: "The GSA's emphasis on creating collaborations that can accelerate the commercial use of graphene is, in my opinion, of tremendous value to organizations like Lomiko Metals. By working closely with leading researchers, government laboratories, and potential end-users, members of the GSA have the opportunity to directly impact the applications and products that graphene enables, positioning themselves as highly capable suppliers and participants in this exciting new advanced materials arena."
About the Graphene Stakeholders Association
The Graphene Stakeholders Association (GSA) www.graphenestakeholders.org was founded in the U.S. as a 501(c)6 non-profit organization in 2013 to help promote the responsible development of graphene-based products. The GSA was created to foster graphene-based education, technical collaboration, scientific exchange, and value and job creation through successful commercialization. It is envisioned that GSA members will be part of a premier network that joins all major graphene stakeholders - researchers, government agencies, producer and user companies.
Lomiko Metals Inc. Background
Lomiko Metals Inc. is a Canada-based, exploration-stage company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of resource properties that contain minerals for the new green economy. Its mineral properties include the Quatre Milles East Graphite Property and the Vines Lake property which both have had recent major discoveries.
On Behalf of the Board
A. Paul Gill, Chief Executive Officer
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