Next Alternative, Inc.
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Next Alternative, Inc.

January 26, 2011 03:00 ET

Next Alternative Selects New In-House Chemist for Advanced Research on Environmental Compounds

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 26, 2011) - Robert Ireland, CEO of Next Alternative, Inc. (FRANKFURT:N4H), is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Chemical Technologist, Vladimir Vais.

Mr. Vais is a highly educated and skilled chemist with substantial experience within the environmental and organic sectors of chemistry. He received a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He subsequently received his Masters and later his Ph. D in Organic Chemistry/Mass Spectrometry from the same institution. Mr. Vais has been a lecturer and demonstrator within a variety of courses at the abovementioned institute, as well as a Lecture Assistant in General Chemistry at the University of Ottawa. He has also been the recipient of numerous awards including: Canadian Government Laboratory Visiting Fellowship, Ottawa, Canada; Armin Meijere Prize for best lecture presented to graduate students, Technion, Haifa, Israel and the Scholarship of Distinction for graduate students, Haifa, Israel.

Mr. Vais previously worked for Toronto-based Apotex, Inc. as Method Development Chemist, where he participated in the analysis of active pharmaceutical ingredients in products and in the development and testing of new drug formulations. Prior, he was Research Fellow for Health Canada in Ottawa where he provided sample and data collection and analysis to identify and quantify environmental toxins, developed new techniques of determination of radionuclides in environmental samples, maintained laboratory equipment and prepared scientific articles and data to be presented at international conferences.

According to Ireland, "Next Alternative is extremely excited to bring a chemist of Vladimir's caliber on board. His vast research knowledge and experience will serve us well in acquiring and providing the required data in regard to the breakdown and documentation of formulas imperative to our mission." Mr. Vais will officially commence at NAI on February 1, 2011.

Next Alternative Inc. is a break-through company paving the way in the global effort to discover alternative means of energy. Understanding the need to reduce the demand for fossil fuels, Next Alternative is pioneering new methods that provide eco-friendly solutions. Poised on the cutting-edge of new green technologies, Next Alternative strives to develop and offer products that meet the challenges of our new economy. Next Alternative stands as an innovator - bringing existing technologies together and melding them to meet future demand.

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