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Sophion becomes member of Biolin Scientific group of companies


Copenhagen, Denmark (July 6, 2011). Today, Sophion Bioscience A/S signed an
agreement to join Biolin Scientific, a Swedish materials science company. Sophion
Bioscience, a global leader in the automated patch clamp field, represents an extension
for Biolin into the life science space. Biolin Scientific develops, manufactures and
markets analytical instruments for research, development, quality control and clinical
diagnostics. Biolin’s largest market niche is nanotechnology, primarily materials science
and biophysics.

“We are pleased to have Sophion become a member of the Biolin Scientific group”, says
CEO Jan Wahlström. “As a life science company, Sophion is known for high quality
products and outstanding customer support and due to Sophion’s strong position within
life science we expect to be able to reach new customer groups”.

Sophion will continue to maintain and enhance its strong brand and QPatch line of
products. With the backing of Biolin Scientific, ion channel researchers in the
pharmaceutical industry and academia can expect more exciting innovations from
Sophion in the future.

Torsten Freltoft, CEO of Sophion Bioscience says, “At Sophion, we are extremely excited
about this combination of Sophion and Biolin Scientific. Biolin is a perfect match for
Sophion with its strong focus on technological innovation and customer support. We
soon expect to be able to share, and further improve, the companies’ technologies in
order to develop new, innovative products”.

The acquisition combining the two Scandinavian companies is expected to close during
the third quarter of 2011.

About Sophion Bioscience
Sophion Bioscience, a leader in the automated patch clamp field, helps the pharmaceutical industry develop
more and better drugs, faster. Sophion’s focus is to provide advanced products and integrated solutions for
automated patch clamping. Sophion’s QPatch family of products provides high-quality patch clamp data on a
truly industrial basis on all types of ion channels. For more information about Sophion please visit
www.sophion.com.

About Biolin Scientific
Biolin Scientific is an analytical instruments provider focused on the nano-scale study of interfaces within
materials research and bioscience. Customers are scientists and researchers in academic research, research
institutes and in the industrial sector. For more information about Biolin Scientific please visit
www.biolinscientific.com.

For more information please contact CEO Torsten Freltoft, PhD, at +45 4460 8811
or tof@sophion.com. See also www.sophion.com

Sophion Bioscience A/S
Baltorpvej 154, 2750 Ballerup, Denmark
E-mail: info@sophion.com
Phone: +45 4460 8800 www.sophion.com


Publisher Contact Information:

Sophion Bioscience A/S
+45 4460 8811
tof@sophion.com

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