Micromem Technologies Inc.: American Automobile Manufacturer Client Approves Proof of Concept and Commences Negotiations for

Micromem Technologies Inc.: American Automobile Manufacturer Client Approves
Proof of Concept and Commences Negotiations for Licence Agreement

TORONTO and NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micromem Technologies
Inc. (the "Company") (CNSX:MRM) (OTCBB:MMTIF) through its wholly owned
subsidiary Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies Inc. (MAST), is pleased to
announce that the American automobile manufacturer client (the "client") has
completed all dynamic testing at their facility of the MAST oil condition
sensor and has accepted the proof of concept. The performance of the proof of
concept exceeded the client's requirements by 50%. In addition, the proposal
describing commercialization and routine manufacturing timetables has been
submitted to the client and as a result, discussions with a client recommended
Tier 1 manufacturer have begun. The client's executive committee has
authorized their management to negotiate a licence agreement with MAST in
exchange for worldwide exclusive rights to the application. The negotiations
are based upon either a licence fee to be paid to Micromem with guaranteed
minimum units sold, and/or a onetime payment to Micromem for the rights.

About Micromem and MASTInc

MASTInc is a wholly owned U.S.-based subsidiary of Micromem Technologies Inc.,
a publicly traded (OTCBB:MMTIF)(CNSX:MRM) company. MASTInc responsibly
analyzes the specific industry sectors to create intelligent game-changing
applications that address unmet market needs. By leveraging its expertise and
experience with sophisticated magnetic sensor applications, MASTInc
successfully powers the development and implementation of innovative solutions
for healthcare/biomedical, natural resource exploration, government,
information technology, manufacturing, and other industries. Visit
www.micromeminc.com www.mastinc.com.

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