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Unilife Announces Clinical Supply Agreement for Delivery of a Novel Drug

YORK, Pa., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS, ASX: UNS) today announced an agreement with Novartis to supply clinical products from one of its platforms of injectable drug delivery systems for use with one of Novartis' targeted early-stage pipeline drugs.

Under this agreement, Unilife will supply Novartis with a customized delivery device, consisting of syringe, needle, tubing, controller and pump, to enable administration of a novel investigational Novartis drug into a targeted organ in clinical trials. Unilife has granted Novartis an option for exclusivity under this agreement.

The program to supply customized products for clinical use with Novartis drug candidates is the next phase in a development collaboration between the parties that was commenced in 2011, and continues to progress successfully. Under this agreement Unilife will generate revenue on the basis of the clinical product supplies and activities involved in clinical development.

Mr. Alan Shortall, Chief Executive of Unilife said, "I am pleased with our success to date in being an effective collaborator with Novartis. This is another example of Unilife addressing the unmet needs of pharmaceutical companies to deliver advanced drugs in their pipelines. I am excited to supply Novartis with a differentiated game-changing device that provides alternative options for drug delivery."

For commercial purposes and due to confidentiality clauses in the agreement, additional terms of the agreement, are to remain confidential at this time.

About Unilife Corporation Unilife Corporation (NASDAQ: UNIS / ASX: UNS) is a U.S. based developer and commercial supplier of injectable drug delivery systems. Unilife's broad portfolio includes prefilled syringes with automatic needle retraction, drug reconstitution delivery systems, auto-injectors, wearable injectors, ocular delivery systems and novel devices. Each of these innovative, differentiated platforms can be customized by Unilife to address specific customer, drug and patient requirements. Unilife's global headquarters and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities are located in York, PA. For more information, please visit or download the Unilife IRapp on your iPhone, iPad or Android device.

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