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Reaction Uses Carbon Dioxide To Make Carbon-Based Semiconductor
2012-05-21 09:11:32

A materials scientist at Michigan Technological University has discovered a chemical reaction that not only eats up the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, it also creates something useful. And, by the way, it releases energy. Making carbon-based products from CO2 is nothing new, but carbon dioxide molecules are so stable that those reactions usually take up a lot of energy. If that energy were to come from fossil fuels, over time the chemical reactions would ultimately result in more carbon...

2012-05-07 10:21:46

SEATTLE, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mantra Venture Group Ltd. (OTCBB: MVTG) (FRANKFURT: 5MV) today announced that its Mantra Energy Alternatives Ltd. subsidiary has been granted a patent for its Electroreduction of Carbon Dioxide (ERC) process by the Government of India's Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM). Mantra's ERC process is a form of carbon capture and recycling (CCR) that aims to capture CO2 from industrial activities such -- as cement...

2011-10-10 12:30:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ("Mantra") (OTC.BB: MVTG) (Frankfurt: 5MV) is pleased to announce that its flagship carbon utilization technology known as the Continuous Co-Current Electro-Chemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide (ERC) PCT# WO 2007/041872 A1, has advanced to the examination phase in the process for world-wide patent recognition. The United States of America, Australia, Europe, China, and India have all commenced the examination process. "We...

2010-01-13 17:10:00

SEATTLE, WA, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ('Mantra', OTCBB:MVTG, FSE,5MV) is please to provide a brief summary of progress made in 2009, and an outline of the corporate strategy for 2010. The past twelve months have been marked by a prolonged economic recovery - leaving many industries well below the previous highs. Fortunately for Mantra, the global effort of achieving a sustainable recovery has led to new-found stimulus packages that have placed a real emphasis...

2009-12-08 11:04:00

SEATTLE, WA, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ('Mantra', OTCBB: MVTG, FSE: 5MV) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Collaboration Agreement with Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne's (EPFL) Laboratory of Organometallic and Medicinal Chemistry (LCOM) and Granit Green Networks Ltd. (GGN) of Switzerland to engage in a collaborative project to convert CO2 into hydrogen fuel - using formic acid as the carrier. The purpose of the collaboration is to combine...

2009-10-28 17:03:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra is pleased to announce that it has achieved enhanced cathode stability through the use of a new proprietary technique. Management will review the patentability of this technical breakthrough in the weeks that follow. John Russell, Vice President of Technology Evaluation at Mantra, explained: "We are happy with the latest advancements made on the ERC technology and Mantra will be looking at the patentability of this latest discovery to further...

2009-09-30 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ('Mantra', OTCBB: MVTG, FSE: 5MV) is pleased to announce that it has just signed its second Contribution Agreement with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) in support of its Electroreduction of Carbon Dioxide (ERC) technology. Mantra received its first contribution from NRC-IRAP in April 2009 with the purpose of establishing the technical basis for electro-reduction of...

2009-09-28 13:31:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ('Mantra', OTCBB: MVTG, FSE: 5MV) is pleased to announce that it has just signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with KC Cottrell Co., Ltd. (KC Cottrell), a global leader in air pollution control based out of Seoul, Korea. Under the terms of the LOI, Mantra and KC Cottrell will enter into a strategic alliance with the purpose of carrying out the engineering, construction, testing and deployment of a 100 kg-per day Electroreduction...

2009-07-08 10:00:00

SEATTLE, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. (OTCBB: MVTG - FSE: 5MV) - On June 8th, 2009, the US Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced a $2.4 Billion funding opportunity for a range of industrial carbon capture and energy efficiency improvement projects. Of this offering, approximately $100 Million has been allocated for innovative concepts for beneficial CO2 reuse, including: CO2 mineralization to carbonates through...

2009-05-14 08:35:00

SEATTLE, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mantra Venture Group Ltd. ('Mantra', OTCBB: MVTG, FSE: 5MV) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Contribution Agreement with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) with the goal of advancing Mantra's Electro-Reduction Technology (ERC) towards commercialization. This agreement will provide research and development financial support of up to $75,000, in addition to business and technical advisory...