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  • 1. Press Release NRW.BANK.Venture Fund invests in Berlin biotech company Scienion closes € 4.5 million financing round and expands to Dortmund Düsseldorf/Münster, July 18, 2006. Scienion AG has closed a financing round for over € 4.5 million. The funds will allow the Berlin-based biotech company to expand to North Rhine-Westphalia, where it will establish a second development and production facility in Dortmund’s Bio-Medical Centre. Lead investors in the financing round were NRW.BANK, S-Venture Capital Dortmund and Peppermint. Financial Partners. Also involved in the transaction are two funds, namely IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft’s “VC Fonds Berlin” and KfW Bankengruppe’s “ERP-Startfonds”. NRW.BANK Kavalleriestraße 22 Telefon + 49 211 91741-1846 presse@nrwbank.de Kommunikation 40213 Düsseldorf Telefax + 49 211 91741-1801
  • 2. 2 “We are delighted to have attracted this innovative company to North Rhine-Westphalia, as it will further strengthen Dortmund’s profile as a bio-tech and med-tech centre,” said Ernst Gerlach, member of the Managing Board of NRW.BANK. Says Dr. Holger Eickhoff, CEO of Scienion AG: “We will use the funds raised to develop new technologies for ultra low level liquid handling, for which there is growing demand in the market. Dortmund’s Bio-Medical Centre offers the ideal conditions, which is why we are establishing a second development and production facility here.” About SCIENION Berlin-based Scienion AG is a bio-tech company offering comprehensive bioanalytical solutions for companies from the pharmaceutical and bio-tech sector as well as for academic research institutions. Established in December 2000 as a spin-off from Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare NRW.BANK Kavalleriestraße 22 Telefon + 49 211 91741-1846 presse@nrwbank.de Kommunikation 40213 Düsseldorf Telefax + 49 211 91741-1801
  • 3. 3 Genetik, Scienion is today a respected provider of high-quality ultra low level liquid handling systems. Contact: Dr. Klaus Bielstein Press Officer Tel. +49 211 91741 -1846 Fax: +49 211 91741-1801 klaus.bielstein@nrwbank.de NRW.BANK Kavalleriestraße 22 Telefon + 49 211 91741-1846 presse@nrwbank.de Kommunikation 40213 Düsseldorf Telefax + 49 211 91741-1801

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