Invitation - BIOQuebec Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Axcan Pharma


    MONTREAL, Oct. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - The Press is invited to a luncheon
organized by BIOQuebec to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Axcan Pharma.
During this event, Mr. Frank Verwiel, M.D., President and CEO at Axcan Pharma
will recall the 25 years of success this Quebec pharmaceutical company
specializing in gastroenterlogy has known and outline its growth strategy for
the years to come.Event:    BIOQuebec Pays Tribute to Axcan Pharma
                  25 Years of Commitment to Gastroenterology!

        Date:     Tuesday, October 23, 2007

        Time:     11:45 a.m.

        Place:    Omni Mont-Royal Hotel
                  Pierre-de-Coubertin Salon
                  1050 Sherbrooke Street West
                  Montreal

    RSVP with Mathieu Vidal at mvidal@bioquebec.com
For further information: Mathieu Vidal, Communications and Events
Director, BIOQuébec, (514) 733-8411, ext. 204; Isabelle Adjahi, Senior
Director Investor Relations and Communications, Axcan Pharma inc., (450)
467-2600