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SQI Diagnostics Hired by Global Pharmaceutical Company to Develop Two Prototype Multiplex Immunoassays for Evaluation

May 20, 2014

TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD), a life sciences company that develops and commercializes proprietary
technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, today
announced it is being paid by one of the ten largest pharmaceutical
companies in the world to develop and validate two custom multiplex
anti-drug-antibody (“ADA”) assays. This new customer will evaluate
these two products using an established drug from its portfolio in
order to assess the capabilities and performance of SQI’s technologies.

“This is an important opportunity to establish SQI’s capabilities with
one of the largest customers in our industry, and highlights the
growing interest for our technology and its ability to make drug
development faster and more efficient,” said Andrew Morris, CEO of SQI
Diagnostics. “To date, our customer base includes four of the fifty
largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies which have contracted SQI
to develop custom assays for evaluation to facilitate their
immunogenicity testing.”

About SQI Diagnostics

SQI Diagnostics is a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops
and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced
microarray diagnostics. The Company’s proprietary microarray tests and
fully-automated systems are designed to simplify protein and antibody
testing workflow, increase throughput, reduce costs and provide
excellent data quality. For more information, please visit www.sqidiagnostics.com.

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related to the failure to obtain necessary regulatory approvals,
general economic and market segment conditions, and international risk
and currency exchange, agreements and future agreements to sell our
products, the success of our Diagnostic Tools and Services business and
our intent to build near-term revenue streams from this business, the
successful regulatory filing and receipt of regulatory approvals for
our later stage quantitative diagnostic kits, the acceleration of our
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materially. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
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publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements either as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as
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accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE SQI Diagnostics Inc.


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