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ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct 13, 2010 — Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE: EBS) announced today it will report financial results for third quarter 2010 on Thursday November 4, 2010, after market close.  Company management will host a conference call at 5:00 pm Eastern on November 4, 2010 to discuss the financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2010, recent business developments and the forecast for 2010. The conference call will be accessible by dialing 888/713-4211 or 617/213-4864 (international) and providing passcode 50859780. A webcast of the conference call will be accessible from the Company’s website at www.emergentbiosolutions.com, under “Investors”.

Emergent BioSolutions is offering call participants a pre-registration option that expedites access to the call and minimizes hold times. Pre-registrants will be issued a pin number to be used when dialing into the live call which will provide quick access to the conference call by bypassing the operator upon connection. Pre-registration, while not mandatory, can be accessed using the following website: https://www.theconferencingservice.com/prereg/key.process?key=PNP49E4W7.

A replay of the conference call will be accessible, approximately one hour following the conclusion of the call, by dialing 888/286-8010 or 617/801-6888 and using the passcode 97521313. The replay will be available through November 18. The webcast will be archived on the company’s website, www.emergentbiosolutions.com, under “Investors”.

About Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Emergent BioSolutions Inc., led by Chairman and CEO, Fuad El-Hibri, is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacture and commercialization of vaccines and antibody therapies that assist the body’s immune system to prevent or treat disease. Emergent’s marketed product, BioThrax(R) (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed), is the only vaccine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of anthrax disease. Emergent’s product pipeline targets infectious diseases and includes programs focused on anthrax, tuberculosis, typhoid, flu and chlamydia. Additional information may be found at www.emergentbiosolutions.com.

CEO & Chairman, 10% Owner of Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (EBS) Fuad El-hibri sells 15,000 shares of EBS on 08/11/2009 at an average price of $16.78 a share.

EMERGENT BIOSULUTIONS INC. is a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to one simple mission – to protect life. EBS develops manufactures and commercializes vaccines and therapeutics that assist the body\’s immune system to prevent or treat disease. Their products target infectious diseases and other medical conditions that have resulted in significant unmet or underserved public health needs. Their marketed product BioThrax? (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed) is the only vaccine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of anthrax infection. Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has a market cap of $511.8 million; its shares were traded at around $16.91 with a P/E ratio of 13.1 and P/S ratio of 2.8.

Fuad El-Hibri, chairman and chief executive officer at Emergent BioSolutions Inc., is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2009 Award in the Greater Washington region. The awards program recognizes extraordinary innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to a businesses and its community. Emergent BioSolutions, based in Rockville, is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacture and commercialization of immunobiotics.

Type: Public
On the web: http://www.emergentbiosolutions.com
Employees: 587
Employee growth: 4.8%

Emergent BioSolutions protects your thorax against anthrax. Emergent BioSolutions develops and produces, for government and commercial markets, drugs that treat or protect against infectious diseases and bio-agents. The company supplies BioThrax (the US’s only FDA-approved anthrax vaccine) primarily to the departments of Defense and Health and Human Services (HHS). Its biodefense unit is also developing a post-exposure treatment for anthrax and a preventive vaccine for botulinum toxin. For commercial markets, Emergent is working on therapies and vaccines for typhoid, Group B strep, and hepatitis B, among other things. Chairman and CEO Fuad El-Hibri controls more than half of the company.

Key numbers for fiscal year ending December, 2008:
Sales: $178.6M
One year growth: (2.4%)
Net income: $20.7M
Income growth: (9.8%)

Officers:
Chairman and CEO: Fuad El-Hibri
President, COO, and Director: Daniel J. Abdun-Nabi
SVP Finance and Administration, CFO, and Treasurer: R. Don Elsey