- Presentation with live webcast on Tuesday, January 12th at 9:30 a.m. PT -
TORONTO, Jan. 5, 2016 /CNW/ -- Bionik Laboratories Corp. (OTCQX: BNKL), a pioneering medical device and robotics company with a focus in developing technologies and solutions for individuals with neurological disorders ("Bionik" or the "Company"), announced today that it will present at the 8th Annual Biotech Showcase™ conference on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. PT in San Francisco, CA.
Peter Bloch, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, will provide a corporate overview and an update on the development progress of its primary product, ARKE™, a robotic lower-body exoskeleton device designed to allow paraplegics as well as other wheelchair users the ability to rehabilitate through walking and other motion. Mr. Bloch will also discuss the Company's plans to advance its growth strategy focused on acquiring, licensing and partnering synergistic products and technologies to supplement its internal product pipeline.
A live webcast of the presentation will be available on Bionik's IR Calendar in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website (www.bioniklabs.com). The webcast replay will be available approximately two hours after the presentation ends and will be archived for 30 days.
About Biotech Showcase
Biotech Showcase is an investor and networking conference devoted to providing private and public biotechnology and life sciences companies with an opportunity to present and meet with investors and potential strategics in one place during the course of one of the industry's largest annual healthcare investor conferences. Investors and biopharmaceutical executives from around the world gather in San Francisco during this critical week which is widely viewed as setting the tone for the coming year.
Biotech Showcase delegates include investors in private and public companies, sector analysts, bankers and industry professionals, as well as biopharmaceutical and life science company executives. The meeting is being held January 11-13, 2016 at the Parc 55, San Francisco, California.
About Bionik Laboratories
Bionik Laboratories (OTCQX: BNKL) is a pioneering medical device and robotics company with a focus in developing technologies and solutions for individuals with neurological disorders. The Bionik team has researched, developed and tested its primary product, The ARKE™, a robotic lower-body exoskeleton device that allows paraplegics as well as other wheelchair users the ability to rehabilitate through walking and other motion. Bionik recently successfully raised approximately US$13.1 million which enables the company to advance its development and growth strategy. For more information, please visit www.bioniklabs.com and connect with the Company on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Google+.
Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, statements regarding (i) the plans and objectives of management for future operations, including plans or objectives relating to the design, development and commercialization of human exoskeletons, (ii) a projection of income (including income/loss), earnings (including earnings/loss) per share, capital expenditures, dividends, capital structure or other financial items, (iii) the Company's future financial performance and (iv) the assumptions underlying or relating to any statement described in points (i), (ii) or (iii) above. Such forward-looking statements are not meant to predict or guarantee actual results, performance, events or circumstances and may not be realized because they are based upon the Company's current projections, plans, objectives, beliefs, expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties and other influences, many of which the Company has no control over. Actual results and the timing of certain events and circumstances may differ materially from those described by the forward-looking statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties. Factors that may influence or contribute to the inaccuracy of the forward-looking statements or cause actual results to differ materially from expected or desired results may include, without limitation, the Company's inability to obtain additional financing, the significant length of time and resources associated with the development of our products and related insufficient cash flows and resulting illiquidity, the Company's inability to expand the Company's business, significant government regulation of medical devices and the healthcare industry, lack of product diversification, volatility in the price of the Company's raw materials, existing or increased competition, results of arbitration and litigation, stock volatility and illiquidity, and the Company's failure to implement the Company's business plans or strategies. These and other factors are identified and described in more detail in the Company's filings with the SEC. The Company does not undertake to update these forward-looking statements.
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