ADVISORY, Feb. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Alliqua, Inc. [ALQA], a provider of advanced wound care solutions, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, David Johnson, Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, February 24, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Susan Forman or Laura Radocaj
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Alliqua, Inc. [ALQA]:
Alliqua is a provider of advanced wound care solutions. Through its extensive sales and distribution network, together with its proprietary products, Alliqua provides a suite of technological solutions to enhance the wound care practitioner's ability to deal with the challenges of healing both chronic and acute wounds.
In addition, Alliqua has both custom manufacturing and transdermal drug delivery capabilities. Alliqua can provide a custom manufacturing solution to partners in the medical device and cosmetics industry, utilizing its proprietary hydrogel technology. Alliqua is also actively developing opportunities to use this same hydrogel technology as a transdermal drug delivery vehicle.
Alliqua currently markets its line of hydrogel products for wound care under the SilverSeal® and Hydress brands, as well as the sorbion sachet S and sorbion sana wound care products. It also has the right to develop and market the advanced wound care products Biovance® and Extracellular Matrix (ECM), as part of its agreement with Celgene Cellular Therapeutics. Alliqua's electron beam production process, located at its 16,000 square foot GMP manufacturing facility in Langhorne, PA, allows Alliqua to develop and custom manufacture a wide variety of hydrogels. Alliqua's hydrogels can be customized for various transdermal applications to address market opportunities in the treatment of wounds as well as the delivery of numerous drugs or other agents for pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Additionally, Alliqua's drug delivery platform, in combination with certain active pharmaceutical ingredients, can provide pharmaceutical companies with a transdermal technology to enhance patient compliance and potentially extend the patent life of valuable drug franchises.
About NASDAQ OMX Group:
NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.