IntelGenx to Promote Oral Films CDMO Services at CPhI North America

April 23, 2019

SAINT LAURENT, Quebec, April 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IntelGenx Corp. (TSX-V:IGX) (OTCQX:IGXT) (“IntelGenx”), a leading oral drug delivery company, today announced that it will promote its contract development and manufacturing organization (“CDMO”) services capabilities using its existing proprietary VersaFilmTM and VetaFilm™ oral film technologies at CPhI North America taking place on April 30-May 2, 2019 in Chicago, IL.

VersaFilm™ and VetaFilm™ are IntelGenx’s proprietary oral drug delivery technology platforms for human and veterinary applications, respectively. They enable the development of oral films with potential to improve absorption, accelerate onset of action, reduce side effects, ease administration and improve patient compliance. 

“We are excited to be a part of the CPhI North America,” said Horst G. Zerbe, President and CEO of IntelGenx. “The conference is an excellent forum to demonstrate to the pharma world our CDMO capabilities and how our oral film technologies can help addressing unmet medical needs.”

About IntelGenx
Established in 2003, IntelGenx is a leading oral drug delivery company primarily focused on the development and manufacturing of innovative pharmaceutical oral films based on its proprietary VersaFilm™ and VetaFilmTM technology platforms.

IntelGenx's highly skilled team provides comprehensive pharmaceuticals services to pharmaceutical partners, including R&D, analytical method development, clinical monitoring, IP and regulatory services. IntelGenx's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, which was established for oral film technology platforms, offers by supporting lab-scale to pilot- and commercial-scale production. More information about the company can be found at www.intelgenx.com.

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Each of the TSX Venture Exchange and OTCQX has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.  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:  IntelGenx Technologies Corp.

For IntelGenx:
 
Stephen Kilmer
Investor Relations
(514) 331-7440 ext 232
stephen@intelgenx.com
 
Or
 
Andre Godin, CPA, CA
Executive Vice-President and CFO
IntelGenx Corp.
(514) 331-7440 ext 203
andre@intelgenx.com 

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Source: IntelGenx Technologies Corp.