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TiGenix: Presenting at Key Conferences - Spring 2012  
5/8/2012 8:13:17 AM

LEUVEN, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - May 08, 2012) - TiGenix (EURONEXT BRUSSELS: TIG), a leader in the field of cell therapy, announced today that during the months of May and June the company will present at a number of key events in Europe and the U.S. geared at investor, industry, and academic audiences to highlight the commercial potential of ChondroCelect®, the only approved cell therapy in Europe, and of the company's innovative proprietary allogeneic stem cell platform with programs in Phase I, II, and III for a range of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

May 15-16
BioEquity, Marriott Hotel, Frankfurt, Germany
Presenter: Eduardo Bravo, CEO
Date & time: Tuesday, May 15, 16:00-16:25
Room: Level 1, Room Gold 1

May 21-23
World Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Congress, Victoria Park Plaza, London, UK
Presenter: Eduardo Bravo, CEO
Date & time: Monday, May 21, 15:25 -15:50
Title: Cell Therapy & Regenerative Medicine - Progressing into phase III with an orphan indication

May 24
Knowledge for Growth, ICC Ghent, Belgium
Presenter: Eduardo Bravo, CEO
Time: 11:30
Keynote speech - Advanced therapies: this time it is for real

June 5-8
18th International Stem Cell Therapy Sociey Annual Meeting, Sheraton Seattle, WA, U.S.
Presenter: Eduardo Bravo, CEO
Date & time: June 7, 13:45-15:15
Title: Plenary Session 4 - Regenerative Medicine and Positioning for Commercial Success - Lessons from the commercial roll out of ChondroCelect in Europe

June 18-21
BIO International Convention, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, MA, U.S.
Presenter: Eduardo Bravo, CEO
Date & time: June 20, 15:00-15:45
Title: Stem Cell Therapies...Fact or Fiction?

June 23
VFB Biotech Congres, Leuven, Belgium
Location: Imec, Kapeldreef 75, Leuven
Presenter: Gil Beyen, Chief Business Officer
Time: 11am

June 23
Dag van de Biotechnologie, Leuven, Belgium
Location: TiGenix headquarters, Leuven
Event: Open day event throughout Flanders for all biotech companies & academic labs
Time: 10am-5pm

About TiGenix
TiGenix NV (EURONEXT BRUSSELS: TIG) is a leading European cell therapy company with a marketed product for cartilage repair, ChondroCelect®, and a strong pipeline with clinical stage allogeneic adult stem cell programs for the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. TiGenix is based out of Leuven (Belgium) and has operations in Madrid (Spain), and Sittard-Geleen (the Netherlands). For more information please visit www.tigenix.com.

Forward-looking information
This document may contain forward-looking statements and estimates with respect to the anticipated future performance of TiGenix and the market in which it operates. Certain of these statements, forecasts and estimates can be recognised by the use of words such as, without limitation, "believes", "anticipates", "expects", "intends", "plans", "seeks", "estimates", "may", "will" and "continue" and similar expressions. They include all matters that are not historical facts. Such statements, forecasts and estimates are based on various assumptions and assessments of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which were deemed reasonable when made but may or may not prove to be correct. Actual events are difficult to predict and may depend upon factors that are beyond TiGenix' control. Therefore, actual results, the financial condition, performance or achievements of TiGenix, or industry results, may turn out to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such statements, forecasts and estimates. Given these uncertainties, no representations are made as to the accuracy or fairness of such forward-looking statements, forecasts and estimates. Furthermore, forward-looking statements, forecasts and estimates only speak as of the date of the publication of this document. TiGenix disclaims any obligation to update any such forward-looking statement, forecast or estimates to reflect any change in TiGenix' expectations with regard thereto, or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement, forecast or estimate is based, except to the extent required by Belgian law.


For more information:
Eduardo Bravo
Chief Executive Officer
eduardo.bravo@tigenix.com

Claudia D'Augusta
Chief Financial Officer
claudia.daugusta@tigenix.com

Hans Herklots
Director Investor & Media Relations
hans.herklots@tigenix.com
+32 16 39 60 97


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