Ceres Ventures, Inc. Achieves Commercialization Milestone and Strengthens Intellectual Property Protection in Preparation for Upcoming Field Tests

Ceres Ventures develops proprietary process and equipment to produce commercial scale volumes of its BluFlow™ nanoparticles and conducts treatability study with a national independent engineering firm for the clean-up of contaminated groundwater in anticipation of upcoming field tests.

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New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2012

Ceres Ventures, Inc. (OTCQB: CEVE) (the “Company”) a development stage company currently engaged in identifying, acquiring and developing a comprehensive portfolio of technologies relating to clean resources technologies, announced today that the Company, through its subsidiary, BluFlow™ Technologies, Inc. has developed a proprietary process to produce commercial scale volumes of the Company’s specialized BluFlow™ nanoparticles and has filed a new patent to strengthen the intellectual property protection around its BluFlow™ water treatment technology, which is now the subject of four (4) patent filings.

The Company also announced that, in conjunction with a major United States Professional Engineering & Consulting Firm serving numerous clients, including Fortune 50 & 100 clients, it is conducting a treatability study of its BluFlow™ Treatment System for the treatment of contaminated groundwater as a necessary step in anticipation of upcoming field tests at sites to be designated by the Engineering Firm.

The Company’s treatability study is focused on removing two (2) organic compounds currently identified in ground water at the facilities of one of the Engineering Firm’s clients. The first compound is listed on the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Safe Drinking Water Act as a regulated contaminated. The second compound is listed in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 12th Report on Carcinogens (June 10, 2011) “as reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen” and identified as a contaminant in water at sites throughout the United States. Moreover, this compound has been considered a chemical “known to the State of California to cause cancer” under Proposition 65, and is suspected as a kidney toxicant, neurotoxicant and respiratory toxicant, according to the California Environmental Protection Agency.

“Today, with the introduction of the new patent pending process and equipment developed by our engineers for producing customized absorbent nanoparticles at commercial scale quantities while maintaining the quality control necessary to produce BluFlow™ nanoparticles that are consistent and uniform in shape and size, we have achieved a significant milestone in moving one step closer to our goal of advancing our proprietary BluFlow™ Water Treatment System towards commercialization,” stated Meetesh Patel, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.

“We are excited to be working in conjunction with a major national independent engineering firm for the anticipated feasibility treatment studies to address an existing remedial investigation for the site to consider the use of the BluFlow™ Treatment System for contaminated groundwater cleanup. The Company is now poised to shift its focus on achieving another milestone by advancing our technology further down the commercialization pipeline by moving forward with our plans to scale up and field test our BluFlow™ Water Treatment System” concluded Mr. Patel.

The Company’s patent-pending BluFlow™ Treatment System is a first-of-its-kind single integrated treatment solution that simultaneously removes specific target chemicals/pollutants or valuable elements and compounds at very high efficiencies while purifying up to 95% of the remaining water for reuse based on a novel recirculation system that has minimal reject wastewater.

About Ceres Ventures, Inc.

Ceres Ventures, Inc., together with its wholly owned subsidiaries is a developer of next generation clean technologies for the remediation and purification of water, air, and soil.
Over time, the Company seeks to actively deliver environmental remediation systems and services to address the water, air and soil markets. Based on the essential nature of water, the Company’s initial focus is on the water market.

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