ADVISORY, Feb. 22, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Unilife Corporation (UNIS) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Alan Shortall, Chief Executive Officer of Unilife Corporation (UNIS), will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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About Unilife Corporation (UNIS):
Unilife Corporation is a U.S.-based medical device company focused on the design, development, manufacture and supply of a proprietary range of retractable syringes. Primary target customers for Unilife products include pharmaceutical manufacturers, suppliers of medical equipment to healthcare facilities and patients who self-administer prescription medication. These patent-protected syringes incorporate automatic and fully-integrated safety features which are designed to protect those at risk of needlestick injuries and unsafe injection practices. Unilife is ISO 13485 certified and has FDA-registered medical device manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania.
Unilife's main product is the Unifill™ ready-to-fill syringe, which is designed to be supplied to pharmaceutical manufacturers in a form that is ready for filling with injectable drugs and vaccines. Unilife has a strategic partnership with sanofi-aventis, a large global pharmaceutical company, pursuant to which it has paid Unilife a EUR 10 million exclusivity fee and has committed to pay up to an additional EUR 17 million to fund an industrialization program for the Unifill™ syringe. Upon the scheduled completion of the industrialization program in late 2010, Unilife expects to commence the supply and sale of the Unifill™ syringe to sanofi-aventis. Unilife is also in discussions with other pharmaceutical companies that are seeking to obtain access to the Unifill™ syringe.
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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).
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