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Covalon Announces Receipt of First Payment Under New License Agreement


Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV;
OTCQX: CVALF), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced
that it has received $3.5 million USD under a new license agreement
("Agreement") with a large global medical company ("Medical Partner").
The Agreement provides the Medical Partner with certain rights to use
Covalon's patented antimicrobial medical coating technology with some of
its devices. The Agreement was entered into in the ordinary course of
business of Covalon and is subject to confidentiality provisions.

In addition to the $3.5 million USD which has today been received by
Covalon, the Medical Partner has also agreed in the Agreement to pay to

  • $5 million USD in additional license fees as certain technology
    development milestones are achieved;
  • Fees for Covalon technology development services and equipment; and
  • Ongoing royalties on worldwide product sales (subject to regulatory
    clearance of the products).

"This new license agreement is yet another milestone for Covalon," said
Brian Pedlar, Covalon's Chief Executive Officer. "It is a validation of
Covalon's patented medical coating platform, which helps prevent
infections and saves lives in many clinical settings."

About Covalon

Covalon Technologies Ltd. researches, develops and commercializes new
healthcare technologies that help save lives around the world. Covalon's
patented technologies, products and services address the advanced
healthcare needs of medical device companies, healthcare providers and
individual consumers. Covalon's technologies are used to prevent, detect
and manage medical conditions in specialty areas such as wound care,
tissue repair, infection control, disease management, medical device
coatings and biocompatibility. To learn more about Covalon, visit

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or alter any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new
information, further events or otherwise.

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