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AQUAPORIN ACQUIRES GOLGI ApS

Aquaporin expands by acquiring 100% of the share capital of Golgi ApS – the first company of its kind capable of large-scale production of the aquaporin protein, the key component of the Aquaporin Inside™ technology.

Golgi was founded in 2016 with Aquaporin A/S and Danica Pension as anchor investors. Golgi has in a record time established facilities capable of large-scale production of the membrane protein.

The supply of the aquaporin protein is essential to the Aquaporin Inside™ membranes, and with the acquisition of Golgi, Aquaporin takes full control of this critical part of the supply chain.

Peter Holme Jensen, CEO of Aquaporin comments: “Aquaporin is in a rapid commercial development – and with a constant eye to secure our business and capability to grow, we are pleased to take full control of the aquaporin protein production.”

The Aquaporin Inside™ technology is based on nature’s own 100% selective and extremely effective water channel. The aquaporin protein is found in all living cells and let water pass. The Aquaporin Inside™ technology replicate nature’s own way of filtering water by incorporating aquaporin proteins into our membranes, resulting in commercial products just as selective and effective as in nature.

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