Open Orphan, the rapidly growing specialist CRO pharmaceutical services company which has a focus on orphan drugs and is a world leader in the provision of virology and vaccine challenge study services, and has Europe’s only 24 bedroom quarantine clinic with onsite virology lab in Queen Mary’s Hospital London, is pleased to announce that the Company will be attending and presenting at the ShareSoc Growth Company Seminar on February 25, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn Street, Manchester M1 3DG.
Cathal Friel, Open Orphan’s Executive Chairman will be presenting from 18:40 onwards to update existing and potential investors on the Company’s business plans for 2020.
The event will provide an opportunity for investors to hear about the progress being made by the Company following the acquisition of hVIVO and the potential for Open Orphan as it moves rapidly forward rapidly. hVIVO, is a world leader in the provision of viral challenge studies, vaccine and viral laboratory services ,and supports product development for customers developing antivirals, vaccines and respiratory therapeutics, all of which are particularly relevant and topical in the environment of heightened awareness in light of the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).It also has Europe’s only commercial 24 bed quarantine clinic and on site virology laboratory at Queen Mary’s Hospital in London.
A link to our investor presentation is already available on our website at https://www.openorphan.com/sites/openorphan/files/Open_Orphan_Investor_Deck_0120_1.pdf
Additionally, a link to the video of Open Orphan’s presentation will be made available on the Company website following the event.
For further information on the Shares Investor Evening and registration, please visit the event website https://www.sharesoc.org/events/sharesoc-growth-company-seminar-in-manchester-25-february-2020/
No new material information will be disclosed at this event.
Open Orphan Plc Tel: +353 1 5499 341
Cathal Friel, Executive Chairman +353 (0)1 644 0007
Trevor Phillips, Chief Executive Officer +44 (0)20 7347 5350
Arden Partners (Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker) Tel: +44 (0)20 7614 5900
John Llewellyn-Lloyd / Ruari McGirr / Benjamin Cryer
Davy (Euronext Growth Adviser and Joint Broker) Tel: +353 (0)1 679 6363
Anthony Farrell (Corporate Finance)
Camarco (Financial PR) Tel: +44 (0)20 3757 4980
Tom Huddart / Billy Clegg / Daniel Sherwen
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Notes to Editors:
Open Orphan is a rapidly growing specialist CRO pharmaceutical services company which has a focus on orphan drugs and is a world leader in the provision of virology and vaccine challenge study services and viral laboratory services. It has Europe’s only 24-bedroom quarantine clinic with onsite virology lab in Queen Mary’s Hospital London. hVIVO supports product development for customers developing antivirals, vaccines and respiratory therapeutics, all particularly relevant and topical in the environment of heightened awareness of the Coronavirus in 2020. The company also has a leading portfolio of 8 viral challenge study models which are: 2 FLU, 2 RSV, 1 HRV, 1 Asthma, 1 cough and 1 COPD viral challenge models. No other company in the world has such a portfolio, with only two competitors globally having 1 challenge study model each.