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February 25, 2021 25 February, 2021

Sernova Corp. Selected for the TSX Venture Stock Exchange’s 2021 Venture 50 List of Top Performing Listed Companies

February 25, 2021 9:00 a.m. EST

LONDON, ONTARIO - February 25, 2021 - Sernova Corp. (TSX-V:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (Frankfurt/Xetra:PSH), a clinical-stage company and leader in regenerative medicine therapeutics is pleased to announce that the TSX Venture Stock Exchange (TSX Venture) has recognized Sernova as a 2021 Venture 50 company, showcasing the top 50 performing listed companies.

“We are honoured to be chosen for the 2021 Venture 50 list and to be included amongst this distinguished group of industry leaders. We share this honour with our institutional and retail investors who are supporting our continued success and growth,” said Dr. Philip Toleikis, President and CEO of Sernova Corp. “This recognition is another validation of Sernova’s ongoing therapeutic advancements and builds upon what will be another very strong year as we continue to grow the company and build further shareholder value.”

The Venture 50 are the top ten companies listed on TSX Venture Exchange in each of five major industry sectors – mining, energy & energy services, clean technology & life sciences, diversified industries and technology – based on a ranking formula with equal weighting given to market cap growth, trading volume amount and share price appreciation. All data was as of December 31, 2020.


The Cell Pouch system including the Cell Pouch, which is a novel, proprietary, scalable, implantable macro- encapsulation device solution designed for the long-term survival and function of therapeutic cells. The device is designed to incorporate with tissue, forming highly vascularized tissue chambers for the transplantation and function of therapeutic cells which then release proteins and hormones as required to treat disease. The Cell Pouch along with therapeutic cells has been shown to provide long-term safety and efficacy in small and large animal models of diabetes and has been proven to provide a biologically compatible environment for insulin-producing cells in humans. In early assessments of its ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial, Sernova has shown presence of blood levels of c-peptide both during glucose tolerance tests as well as under fasting conditions. Clinical testing is ongoing at the University of Chicago.


Sernova Corp is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies using a medical device and immune protected therapeutic cells (i.e. human donor cells, corrected human cells and stem cell-derived cells) to improve the treatment and quality of life of people with chronic metabolic diseases such as insulin- dependent diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. For more information, please visit

For further information contact:

Dominic Gray

Sernova Corp

Tel: (519) 858-5126


This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although Sernova believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates, and opinions of Sernova’s management on the date such statements were made, which include our beliefs about the conduct and outcome of clinical trials. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.