HALIFAX, Nova Scotia July 21, 2020 – Metamaterial Inc. (the “Company” or “META”) (CSE: “MMAT”), a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites, announced today that it has partnered with ADI Technologies, Inc. to access  defence markets in the U.S., the U.K, Europe, and Israel.

ADI Technologies provides marketing and consulting services to international companies to sell products and services to government organizations. ADI Technologies has a track record of successfully marketing and selling high tech products into the U.S. U.K., European, and Israeli defence markets. Under the terms of the agreement, ADI Technologies will provide sales support for META’s NanoWeb® and metaAIR® products and services. The agreement is for a one-year term expiring July 2021.

“The aerospace and defence sectors have always been a key area of focus for META,” said George Palikaras, President and CEO of META. “ADI Technologies brings over 40 years’ of experience in the government acquisition system, coupled with knowledge of the specific regulations and rules. This new partnership will allow our products to be introduced to key government organizations and supporting companies in the United States and other countries.”

META is working with some of the world’s leading companies in the aerospace and defence sector including Airbus, Satair, Lockheed Martin Canada and Boeing. META is currently working with the U.S. military to integrate NanoWeb® into diving and gas masks to prevent fogging in all conditions. NanoWeb® is a proprietary transparent conductive ultra-thin film material that can conduct a record 10,000 Watts/m2.

“META has unique proprietary technology and applications that can add tremendous value to companies in the defence sector as well as government agencies,” said Jerry Brown, President at ADI Technologies. “Their product lines are so advanced that we see a substantial opportunity to address new and existing operational requirements in areas such as de-icing, de-fogging, EMI shielding, laser protection and telecommunications.”