Dr. Ramez Elgammal joins The Coretec Group as VP of Technology

TULSA, OK -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/17 -- The Coretec Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: CRTG) announced today that Dr. Ramez Elgammal, Ph.D. joins The Coretec Group team as VP of Technology and will oversee R&D, intellectual property protection, application development, and volume manufacturing. "I am very happy Ramez is joining our team. Coretec is fortunate to have a technical lead with his experience and qualifications," stated Michael Kraft, CEO. "In commercializing technical materials like Coretec's HexaSilaneâ„¢ (cyclohexasilane; Si6H12), it is vital to have detailed technical discussions with customers in several markets and then direct R&D to efficiently connect the customer need with our HexaSilaneâ„¢ material as the solution. I can already see that Ramez fills that role nicely".

Dr. Elgammal has a broad background in science, engineering, and entrepreneurship. He is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Tennessee where he manages a broad spectrum of projects in energy storage and energy generating devices including fuel cells, flow batteries, and lithium-ion batteries. He served as Director of New Applications for Sylvatex Inc. developing advanced lithium-ion battery materials and prior to that he co-founded two clean-tech companies: Novoform Technologies (which develops catalysts for gas-to-liquid conversion and was acquired in 2014) and Saratoga Energy Research Partners (focused on electrochemical CO2 conversion process to synthesize carbon nanomaterials for lithium-ion battery anodes). He has over 40 publications and conference proceedings and 7 patents pending. Dr. Elgammal earned his M.Sc. in applied physics and Ph.D. in chemistry at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) as a Rosen Fellow, and holds an honor's B.S. in chemistry from Central Michigan University where he was a Centralis Scholar.

About The Coretec Group, Inc.
The Coretec Group, Inc. (the "Company") utilizes a portfolio of silicon-based materials to pursue commercial development of products in energy-focused verticals such as energy storage, solar, and solid-state lighting, as well as printable electronics and 3D displays.

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Company contact:
The Coretec Group, Inc.
Judy Keating
918-494-0509

Source: The Coretec Group Inc.