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Intrexon and Rentokil Enter into Research and Development Agreement to Explore a New Generation of Highly-Effective, Sustainable Pest Controls
Date:9/13/2013

GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, announced today that it has agreed to a joint research and development initiative with Rentokil Initial PLC that may lead to a new generation of highly-effective and sustainable pest control product and solution.

Under the agreement, Intrexon will apply its biology and science expertise to assist Rentokil in the development of specific pest control products.  The companies will also consider exploring additional areas of commercial product research and development.  Additional terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Intrexon's Chief Operating Officer, Krish Krishnan, said Rentokil's long history of developing innovative pest control products is invaluable to the collaboration.

"Intrexon and Rentokil share a common DNA: an unwavering commitment to producing ground-breaking solutions," Krishnan said. "The same biotechnologies that have served and benefitted our collaborations in Health and Food will be equally valuable towards advancing our goals in Intrexon's emerging Environment group."

About Intrexon Corporation
Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) is a biotechnology company focused on collaborating with companies in Health, Food, Energy, and the Environment to create biologically based products that improve the quality of life and health of the planet.  Through the company's proprietary UltraVector® platform, Intrexon provides its partners with commercial-scale design and development of complex biological systems.  The UltraVector® platform enables unprecedented control over the quality, function, and performance of living cells for a wide variety of applications.  Intrexon calls it Better DNA™ and invites you to discover more at www.dna.com.

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Intrexon, UltraVector and Better DNA are trademarks of Intrexon and/or its affiliates.  Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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Some of the statements made in this press release are forward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statements are based upon our current expectations and projections about future events and generally relate to our plans, objectives and expectations for the development of our business.  Although management believes that the plans and objectives reflected in or suggested by these forward-looking statements are reasonable, all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and actual future results may be materially different from the plans, objectives and expectations expressed in this press release.

For more information contact:


Intrexon Corporation Contact:


Marie L. Rossi, Ph.D.

Manager, Technical Communications

Tel: +1 301-556-9944

mrossi@intrexon.com



 


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