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Acrongenomics Acquires Equity Stake in Molecular Vision

GENEVA, February 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Acrongenomics, Inc. (OTC: AGNM) is pleased to announce that they have acquired a 10.9% interest in Molecular Vision Limited, on a fully diluted basis. The cash consideration will be used by Molecular Vision for working capital and to further develop its technology.

Molecular Vision is developing low cost easy-to-use credit-card sized devices for medical testing that will greatly extend the in-house tools available to the general practitioner. The devices are being developed to allow near patient quantitative diagnosis, currently focusing on key areas of high disease burden, namely kidney function and cardiovascular disease. The technology also has additional applications outside the diagnostics market (e.g. forensic science, homeland security and environmental monitoring).

About Acrongenomics Inc.

Acrongenomics Inc. is a publicly traded company that focuses on investing in and commercializing novel technology platforms concerning the Life Sciences sector. Acrongenomics brings novel and realistic concepts to market by transforming scientific innovations into tangible, consumer-orientated applications. The company has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

About Molecular Vision Limited

Molecular Vision Limited is a spin-out company of Imperial college, London UK. The company was founded by three Imperial College London researchers - Prof. Donal Bradley, Prof. Andrew De Mello and Dr. John De Mello - in 2002 in order to meet a clearly defined demand in the medical diagnostics, biosensors and analytical instrumentations markets and the need for miniaturized chemical and biological detectors offering high sensitivity and functionality at low cost. The company has directly addressed this market demand by inventing a novel method for optical detection based on recent advances in organic electronics and light emitting diodes combined with microfluidics technology. The company has mainly focused on applying its technology to the medical diagnostics markets.

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For more information contact:

Acrongenomics Inc.

Platon M Tzouvalis


Tel: +41-22-716-5300

Fax: +41-22-716-5319

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