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Microbix Announces Annual and Special Meeting Voting Results

MISSISSAUGA, CANADA, March 31, 2022 – Microbix Biosystems Inc. (TSX: MBX, OTCQB: MBXBF, Microbix®), a life sciences innovator and exporter, announces the voting results from its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) which was held on March 30, 2022.

At the Meeting, 44.84% of the issued and outstanding shares were represented. Shareholders voted in favour of all resolutions brought before the Meeting. Details of all resolutions that were voted upon are set-out in the Management Information Circular (the “Circular”) dated February 18, 2022. The Circular is available on Microbix’s website (www.microbix.com) and on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).

All of the board of directors nominees listed in the Circular were elected as directors of Microbix. The results of the vote were as follows:

 

 Nominee Votes For % Votes For Withheld % Withheld
Peter M. Blecher 59,238,916 99.69% 186,570 0.31%
Mark A. Cochran 58,999,416 99.28% 426,070 0.72%
Vaughn C. Embro-Pantalony 58,813,416 98.97% 612,070 1.03%
Cameron L. Groome 58,256,018 98.03% 1,169,468 1.97%
Martin Marino 59,257,416 99.72% 168,070 0.28%
Joseph D. Renner 59,257,416 99.72% 168,070 0.28%
Jennifer Stewart 59,260,157 99.72% 165,329 0.28%

 

Shareholders also approved a resolution re-appointing Microbix’s auditors, Ernst & Young LLP, with 99.97% of the votes cast in favour.

The slides of management’s presentation at the Meeting have been posted at www.microbix.com.

About Microbix Biosystems

Microbix develops proprietary biological technology solutions for human health and well-being, with over 100 skilled employees and sales nearing C$ 2.0 million per month. It makes a wide range of critical biological materials for the global diagnostics industry, notably antigens for immunoassays and its laboratory quality assessment products (QAPs™) that support clinical lab proficiency testing, enable assay development and validation, or help ensure the quality of clinical diagnostic workflows. Microbix antigens enable the antibody tests of over 100 international diagnostics companies, while its QAPs are sold to clinical laboratory accreditation organizations, diagnostics companies, and clinical laboratories. Microbix QAPs are now available in over 30 countries, distributed by 1WA (Oneworld Accuracy Inc.), Alpha-Tec Systems, Inc., Diagnostic International Distribution SpA., Labquality Oy, The Medical Supply Company of Ireland, R-Biopharm AG, SDT Molecular Pte Ltd,  Seegene Canada Inc., and Thomas Scientific LLC. Microbix is ISO 9001 and 13485 accredited, U.S. FDA registered, Australian TGA registered, Health Canada establishment licensed, and provides CE marked products.

Microbix also applies its biological expertise and infrastructure to develop other proprietary products and technologies, most notably viral transport medium (DxTM™) to stabilize patient samples for lab-based molecular diagnostic testing and Kinlytic® urokinase, a biologic thrombolytic drug used to treat blood clots. Microbix is traded on the TSX and OTCQX, and headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Forward-Looking Information

This news release or the referenced management presentation may include “forward-looking information,” as such term is defined in applicable securities laws. Forward-looking information includes, without limitation, all discussion regarding Microbix products, Microbix’s business and business results, goals or outlook, risks associated with financial results and stability, development projects such as those referenced in its corporate presentations, regulatory compliance and approvals, sales to domestic or foreign jurisdictions, engineering and construction, production (including control over costs, quality, quantity and timeliness of delivery), foreign currency and exchange rates, maintaining adequate working capital and raising further capital on acceptable terms or at all, and other similar statements concerning anticipated future events, conditions or results that are not historical facts. These statements reflect management’s current estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations; they are not guarantees of future performance. The Company cautions that all forward looking information is inherently uncertain and that actual performance may be affected by a number of material factors, many of which are beyond the Company’s control. Accordingly, actual future events, conditions and results may differ materially from the estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. All statements are made as of the date of this news release and represent the Company’s judgement as of the date of this new release, and the Company is under no obligation to update or alter any forward-looking information.

 

Cameron Groome, CEO

(905) 361-8910

Jim Currie,

CFO

(905) 361-8910

Deborah Honig,

Investor Relations

Adelaide Capital Markets

(647) 203-8793 ir@microbix.com

Jim Macdonald,

Investor Relations

Torrey Hills Capital

(858) 456-7300

jm@sdthc.com

 

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