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ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 20, 2012– Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE: EBS) announced today that the company will be webcasting its corporate overview presentation at the 32nd Annual Cowen and Company Health Care Conference in Boston on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 3:40 PM Eastern.

A webcast of this presentation will be available both live and by replay, accessible from the Emergent website http://www.emergentbiosolutions.com under “Investors”.

About Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Emergent BioSolutions, led by Chairman and CEO Fuad El-Hibri, protects and enhances life by developing and manufacturing vaccines and therapeutics that are supplied to healthcare providers and purchasers for use in preventing and treating disease. Emergent’s marketed and investigational products target infectious diseases, oncology and autoimmune disorders. Additional information about the company may be found at http://www.emergentbiosolutions.com.

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Published Date : February 20, 2012

Fuad El-Hibri, chairman and chief executive officer of Emergent BioSolutions Inc.,(NYSE: EBS) announced that, in response to solicitation RFP-2011-N-13414, it has received an award to supply the U.S. government with 44.75 million doses of BioThrax(R) (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed) over a period of five years for a total value of up to $1.25 billion. BioThrax is the only vaccine licensed by the  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to protect against anthrax infection.

Initial deliveries under this award are expected to begin in 2011 with 8.5 million doses scheduled to be delivered during the first year of a five-year contract. The company may modify the timing of deliveries depending on manufacturing yields and other factors.

“Emergent is proud to be able to contribute to the U.S. government’s program of protecting the nation from the threat of anthrax,” said  Fuad El-Hibri. “This 5-year award provides for uninterrupted supply of this critical biodefense countermeasure while addressing the government’s mandate to reduce spending across all programs. In coming to agreement, Emergent and the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worked diligently to establish business terms that incorporate substantial price concessions.”

About Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Emergent BioSolutions protects and enhances life by developing and manufacturing vaccines and therapeutics that are supplied to healthcare providers and purchasers for use in preventing and treating disease. Emergent’s marketed and investigational products target infectious diseases, oncology and autoimmune disorders. Additional information about the company may be found at  www.emergentbiosolutions.com.

About BioThrax

BioThrax is the only FDA-licensed vaccine for the prevention of anthrax infection. It is indicated for the active immunization of adults who are at high risk of exposure to anthrax. BioThrax is manufactured from a culture filtrate, made from a non-virulent strain of Bacillus anthracis. To date, Emergent has delivered over 55 million doses of BioThrax to the U.S. government and continues to deliver additional doses under active procurement contracts. Since 1998, over 10 million doses have been administered to more than 2.6 million military personnel. For full prescribing information, please visit  www.biothrax.com/prescribinginformation_biothrax_us.pdf.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements, other than statements of historical fact, including statements regarding our strategy, future operations, future financial position, future revenues, projected costs, prospects, plans and objectives of management, including any potential future securities offering, our expected revenue growth and net earnings for 2011, and any other statements containing the words “believes”, “expects”, “anticipates”, “plans”, “estimates” and similar expressions, are forward-looking statements. There are a number of important factors that could cause the company’s actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, including appropriations for BioThrax(R) procurement; our ability to obtain new BioThrax(R)sales contracts or modifications to existing contracts; our plans to pursue label expansions and improvements for BioThrax(R); our plans to expand our manufacturing facilities and capabilities; the rate and degree of market acceptance of our products; the success of preclinical studies and clinical trials of our product candidates and post-approval clinical utility of our products; and other factors identified in the company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 and subsequent reports filed with the SEC. The company disclaims any intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this press release.

SOURCE: Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE: EBS) will be webcasting its presentation at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference in London on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 3:40 PM BST. During the presentation, a member of the company’s management team will provide a corporate overview, which may include a discussion of the company’s business activities and financial performance.

A webcast of this presentation will be available both live and by replay, accessible from the Emergent website www.emergentbiosolutions.com under “Investors.”

About Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Emergent BioSolutions, led by Chairman and CEO Fuad El-Hibri, protects and enhances life by developing and manufacturing vaccines and therapeutics that are supplied to healthcare providers and purchasers for use in preventing and treating disease. Emergent’s marketed and investigational products target infectious diseases, oncology and autoimmune disorders. Additional information about the company may be found at www.emergentbiosolutions.com.

 

ROCKVILLE, Md., — Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) announced on June 23rdthat the Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has approved Emergent’s product license application for the marketing and sale of BioThrax(R) (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed) in Singapore. BioThrax is the only vaccine licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to protect against anthrax infection.

“Emergent is pleased with this development as it continues to grow its presence in the Pacific Rim,” said Daniel J. Abdun-Nabi, president and chief operating officer of Emergent BioSolutions. “With HSA approval of BioThrax, we look forward to initiating discussions with the government of Singapore, as well as other allied governments that recognize HSA registered products such as Brunei, to help protect their constituents against the threat of anthrax as a biological weapon.”

HSA is the statutory board of the Singapore Ministry of Health that administers the country’s regulatory framework for pharmaceuticals, complementary medicines, medical devices and other health products. Its vision is to be the leading innovative authority that protects and advances national health and safety in Singapore.

About Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Emergent BioSolutions, led by Chairman and CEO Fuad El-Hibri protects and enhances life by developing and manufacturing vaccines and therapeutics that are supplied to healthcare providers and purchasers for use in preventing and treating disease. Emergent’s marketed and investigational products target infectious diseases, oncology and autoimmune disorders. Additional information about the company may be found at http://www.emergentbiosolutions.com.

About BioThrax

BioThrax is the only FDA-licensed vaccine for the prevention of anthrax infection. It is indicated for the active immunization of adults who are at high risk of exposure to anthrax. BioThrax is manufactured from a culture filtrate, made from a non-virulent strain of Bacillus anthracis. To date, Emergent has delivered over 42 million doses of BioThrax to the U.S. government and continues to deliver additional doses under active procurement contracts. Since 1998, over 10 million doses have been administered to more than 2.5 million military personnel. For full prescribing information, please visit http://www.biothrax.com/prescribinginformation_biothrax_us.pdf.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements, other than statements of historical fact, including statements regarding our strategy, future operations, future financial position, future revenues, projected costs, prospects, plans and objectives of management, including any potential future securities offering, our expected revenue growth and net earnings for 2011, and any other statements containing the words “believes”, “expects”, “anticipates”, “plans”, “estimates” and similar expressions, are forward-looking statements. There are a number of important factors that could cause the company’s actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, including appropriations for BioThrax(R) procurement; our ability to obtain new BioThrax(R) sales contracts or modifications to existing contracts; our plans to pursue label expansions and improvements for BioThrax(R); our plans to expand our manufacturing facilities and capabilities; the rate and degree of market acceptance of our products; the success of preclinical studies and clinical trials of our product candidates and post-approval clinical utility of our products; and other factors identified in the company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2011 and subsequent reports filed with the SEC. The company disclaims any intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this press release.

SOURCE: Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jun 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) announced today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fuad El-Hibri, has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

“I am pleased with the opportunity to serve on the Board of an organization whose mission is to advance human progress through initiative and responsibility,” said Mr. El-Hibri. “I look forward to helping move the Chamber’s agenda forward and contributing to its success.”

“Throughout his career, Fuad El-Hibri has successfully identified and expanded on business opportunities that contribute to creating jobs and growing the economy,” said Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “Fuad is an accomplished entrepreneur and the Chamber will benefit from his vast experience in international business and partnering with the U.S. government.”

Mr. El-Hibri has been at the helm of Emergent BioSolutions since its inception in 1998. Prior to Emergent, he worked extensively in the telecommunications, banking, and consulting industries. Mr. El-Hibri is chairman of the El-Hibri Charitable Foundation and serves on several boards, including that of the International Biomedical Research Alliance and the National Health Museum.

About Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Emergent BioSolutions protects and enhances life by developing and manufacturing vaccines and therapeutics that are supplied to healthcare providers and purchasers for use in preventing and treating disease. Emergent’s marketed and investigational products target infectious diseases, oncology and autoimmune disorders.

SOURCE: Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 25, 2011 — Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE: EBS) announced today that the company will be webcasting its presentation at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 1:15 PM Eastern. During the presentation, a member of the company’s senior management team will provide a corporate overview, which may include a discussion of the company’s business activities and financial performance.

A webcast of this presentation will be available both live and by replay, accessible from the Emergent website www.emergentbiosolutions.com under “Investors”.

About Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Emergent BioSolutions, led by Chairman and CEO Fuad El-Hibri, protects and enhances life by developing and manufacturing vaccines and therapeutics that are supplied to healthcare providers and purchasers for use in preventing and treating disease. Emergent’s marketed and investigational products target infectious diseases, oncology and autoimmune disorders. Additional information about the company may be found at www.emergentbiosolutions.com.

 

SOURCE: Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

ROCKVILLE, Md., Apr 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) announced today that Fuad El-Hibri, its chairman and chief executive officer, has been recognized as Biotech CEO of the Year during the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards at the World Vaccine Congress. The ViE awards showcase excellence and honor accomplishments of both individuals and companies in the global vaccine industry.

“This award is a testament to the collective efforts of the Emergent BioSolutions team, who on a daily basis and all over the world, lives out the corporate mission – to protect life,” said Mr. El-Hibri. “Our team shares a passion and commitment to make vital contributions to address unmet and underserved medical needs. It is an honor to be recognized for the work that we do.”

In selecting the winner for this category, the distinguished panel of judges evaluated the finalists based on their commitment to disease prevention and treatment, leadership, contribution to company performance, communication, and vision, industry influence, and achievements in company positioning and status.

About Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Emergent BioSolutions protects and enhances life by developing and manufacturing vaccines and therapeutics that are supplied to healthcare providers and purchasers for use in preventing and treating disease. Emergent’s marketed and investigational products target infectious diseases, oncology and autoimmune disorders. Additional information about the company may be found at www.emergentbiosolutions.com.