SQI Diagnostics Announces Commercial Contract With Global Biotechnology Company

TORONTO, July 18, 2017 /CNW/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. ("SQI" or the "Company") (TSX-V: SQD; OTCQX: SQIDF), today announced the signing of a new commercial agreement with a Waltham, MA-based global biotechnology company. 

SQI has been contracted to commercialize a custom multiplexed assay for one of this global biotechnology company's blood disorder drug programs. 

"We are excited for the opportunity to work with another world-leading biotechnology company," said Andrew Morris, CEO of SQI Diagnostics. "Being engaged by this customer demonstrates the continued growth in confidence with SQI's technology throughout the biotech industry."

About SQI Diagnostics
SQI Diagnostics is a life sciences and diagnostics company that develops clinical grade multiplexed microarray and molecular assays run on its automated instrumentation for the pharmaceutical research, animal health, and clinical diagnostics markets. SQI develops custom research and diagnostic assays that are multiplexed; meaning the simplification, consolidation and automation of many individual tests into one. This increases sample throughput, reduces time, cost and chance for human error, and provides excellent data quality. For more information, please visit sqidiagnostics.com.

Sales and Marketing Contact:

Russ Peloquin
Vice President, Global Commercial Operations
913.484.9022
rpeloquin@sqidiagnostics.com

Investor Relations Contacts:

Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Morris
416.674.9500 ext. 229
amorris@sqidiagnostics.com                                       

Vice President, Finance and Administration
Patricia Lie
416.674.9500 ext. 277
plie@sqidiagnostics.com

Forward-looking Statements
This press release contains certain statements including, without limitation, the words "may", "plan", "will", "estimate", "continue", "anticipate", "intend", "expect", "believe", "in the process", "benefits", "leading to", "position" "possible", "is subject to" and other similar expressions which may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements reflect the Company's current expectations and assumptions, and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated.  Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to: our ability to market and sell our products including our novel multiplexing technologies and detection platforms; our ability to maintain any technical or product advantages; the success of our Diagnostic Tools and Services business and our intent to build near-term revenue streams from this business; the successful regulatory filing and receipt of regulatory approvals for our later stage quantitative diagnostic consumable kits; adverse changes in general economic conditions; international risk and currency exchange fluctuations; competitor activity; technology changes; regulatory approvals and the impact of healthcare reform legislation; and, SQI's ability to raise additional funds in the future.

Such statements, risks and uncertainties are detailed in the Company's ongoing filings with the securities regulatory authorities, and are available to the public at www.sedar.com. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements either as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE SQI Diagnostics Inc.

For further information: Sales and Marketing Contact: Russ Peloquin, Vice President, Global Commercial Operations, 913.484.9022, rpeloquin@sqidiagnostics.com; Investor Relations Contacts: Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Morris, 416.674.9500 ext. 229, amorris@sqidiagnostics.com; Vice President, Finance and Administration, Patricia Lie, 416.674.9500 ext. 277, plie@sqidiagnostics.com

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