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Intec Pharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: NTEC) (“Intec” or “the Company”) today announces that the Company has entered into an Ordinary Shares Purchase Agreement for $10.0 million with Aspire Capital Fund, LLC (“Aspire Capital”), a Chicago-based institutional investor. Under the terms of the Agreement, Aspire Capital is committed to purchase up to $10.0 million of Intec Pharma’s ordinary shares over a 30-month period extending into 2022, subject to certain terms and conditions. There are no warrants, derivatives, or other share classes associated with this agreement. Proceeds from the Agreement will be used to fund the Company’s research and development activites, for working capital and for general corporate purposes.

“We are delighted to partner with Aspire Capital under this Agreement. Aspire Capital has been a long-term institutional shareholder in Intec Pharma and this Agreement gives us the flexibility to access capital when and if we need it. Moreover, we believe this commitment strengthens our negotiating position with any potential partners for our Parkinson’s disease program and/or for new research collaborations,” stated Jeffrey A. Meckler, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intec Pharma. “Controlling the timing and amount of ordinary shares being sold is key, as we can use this Agreement to opportunistically strengthen our balance sheet without unnecessary dilution as we seek to advance our AP platform programs to key inflection points in 2020. We appreciate Aspire Capital’s continued support.”

“To us, the AP represents a major advance in drug delivery especially considering the significant number of approved and development-stage drugs that possess great therapeutic promise but remain hamstrung by either poor bioavailability or a PK profile that promotes adverse outcomes. Backed by a highly experienced management team, robust manufacturing capabilities and strong, supportive evidence from multiple clinical and non-clinical studies, the AP platform has proven to be an elegant solution for addressing these widespread drug delivery challenges. The available data, including those from the recent ACCORDANCE study, clearly demonstrate the APs ability to enhance the PK profile of drugs that have notoriously challenging absorption rates and short upper gastrointestinal residence times without sacrificing tolerability and ultimately, patient quality of life,” said Steven G. Martin, Managing Member of Aspire Capital.

“The company’s collaborations with leading pharma companies such as Merck and Novartis further enhance our confidence in the AP platform’s broad applicability beyond Parkinson’s disease, where the company has already demonstrated proof-of-concept and gives us optimism about additional potential partnerships. As a result, we are thrilled to be expanding our longstanding interest and investment in Intec with this transaction,” added Mr. Martin.

Under the terms of the Agreement with Aspire Capital, Intec Pharma retains full control over the timing of any stock sales made under the Agreement and the amount of stock sold to Aspire Capital. The agreement contains no restrictions on the use of proceeds, financial covenants or restrictions on future financings and no rights of first refusal, participation rights, penalties or liquidated damages. Intec Pharma maintains the right to terminate the agreement at any time, at its discretion, without any additional cost or penalty.

As consideration for Aspire Capital’s obligations under the Agreement, Intec Pharma also agreed to issue 612,520 ordinary shares to Aspire Capital as a commitment fee. Intec Pharma also entered into a Registration Rights Agreement with Aspire Capital in connection with its entry into the purchase agreement that requires Intec Pharma to file a registration statement regarding the shares sold to Aspire Capital.

For more information on the Agreement, please refer to Intec Pharma’s report on From 8-K filed today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which can be found on the Company’s website at https://ir.intecpharma.com/financial-information/sec-filings.

Intec Pharma has filed a prospectus supplement to its Form S-3 shelf registration statement (File No. 333-230016), which was declared effective on March 28, 2019 by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, qualifying the offer and sale of ordinary shares to Aspire Capital. A copy of the Prospectus Supplement is available on EDGAR at www.sec.gov or may be obtained upon request to Intec Pharma.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.

 

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Cannabis Testing Market Worth $4.0 billion | MarketsandMarkets™

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CHICAGO, May 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Cannabis Testing Market in terms of revenue was estimated to be worth $1.8 billion in 2024 and is poised to reach $4.0 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 17.2% from 2024 to 2029 according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets™.

The important factors impacting market growth are legalization trends and rising medical applications for cannabis. Rising approvals for medical and recreational cannabis drive the regulations requiring product safety testing which in turn fuel the need for cannabis testing services. Additionally, the rise in the number of cannabis testing labs due to legalization is propelling the demand for analytical instruments is likely to uplift market growth in coming years.

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Cannabis Testing Market Scope:

Report Coverage

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Market Revenue in 2024

$1.8 billion

Estimated Value by 2029

$4.0 billion

Growth Rate

Poised to grow at a CAGR of 17.2%

Market Size Available for

2022–2029

Forecast Period

2024–2029

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion)

Report Coverage

Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends

Segments Covered

By Product & Software, By Service & By End User

Geographies Covered

North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East & Africa

Report Highlights

Updated financial information / product portfolio of players

Key Market Opportunities

Untapped markets in emerging economies

Key Market Drivers

Increasing legalization of medical and recreational cannabis

Products segment held the highest estimated share of the cannabis testing market.

Based on product & software, the cannabis testing market is segmented into products (analytical instruments {chromatography instruments [liquid chromatography, gas chromatography & other chromatography instruments], spectroscopy instruments [mass spectrometry instruments & atomic spectroscopy instruments] & other analytical instruments} and consumables {chromatography columns, standards and CRMS, sample preparation products and other consumables) and software. The product segment accounted for the largest share of the cannabis testing market in 2023. Market growth is driven by technological advancements providing sophisticated tools for precise analysis, ensuring compliance and quality control, and the expanding legalization of cannabis products. Additionally, increasing requirements for potency labeling and pesticide screening fuel the demand for specialized consumables, further propelling growth in the cannabis testing market. For example, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. launched the Thermo Scientific SureSTART consumables portfolio consisting of vials, well plates, caps, inserts, kits, and mats to improve analytical performance and sample security for chromatography and mass spectrometry users in routine and research labs in clinical, food, pharma, biopharma, environmental, and academic sectors.

High growth of services segment attributed to potency testing services.

Based on service, the cannabis testing market is broadly segmented into terpene profiling, microbial analysis, residual solvent analysis, potency testing, heavy metal testing, pesticide screening, and other services. In 2023, potency testing accounted for the largest share of the cannabis testing services market. The high growth of this segment is due to stringent regulatory requirements ensuring accurate THC and CBD levels. This is crucial for product labeling, consumer safety, and compliance, driving demand from producers and dispensaries seeking to meet legal standards and provide reliable, high-quality products.

Services take away the largest estimated share of the end-user segment.

Based on end users, the cannabis testing market is classified into segmented into product & software end users (cannabis testing laboratories {small-scale laboratories, medium-scale laboratories, large-scale laboratories} and research institutes) and service end users (cannabis drug manufacturers & dispensaries, cannabis cultivators/growers). In 2023, the service end users’ segment was predicted to account for the highest share of the global cannabis testing market. The large share of this end user segment is due to the rising consumer awareness of quality and safety, rising legalization of cannabis, stringent regulatory standards, and technological advancements in cannabis testing.

During the forecast period, North America displayed lucrative market growth.

North America accounted for the largest share of 65.5% of the cannabis testing market in 2023. The North American market is projected to reach a value of USD 2.6 billion by 2029 from an estimated value of USD 1.2 million in 2024, at a CAGR of 17.3% during the forecast period. The region leads the cannabis testing market due to stringent regulatory standards, robust infrastructure, and widespread legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes. Additionally, North America’s advanced R&D capabilities and evolving consumer demand for quality assurance drive its prominence in this growing sector.

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Cannabis Testing Market Dynamics:

Drivers:

  1. Increasing legalization of medical and recreational cannabis
  2. Increasing use of cannabis for medicinal applications
  3. Technological advancements in testing technologies

Restraints:

  1. Lack of standardization
  2. Investment risks due to regularization

Opportunities:

  1. Untapped markets in emerging economies
  2. Research collaborations

Challenge:

  1. High setup costs

Key Market Players of Cannabis Testing Industry:

The global cannabis testing market comprises many key market players competing for markets shares like Agilent Technologies, Inc. (US), Shimadzu Corporation (Japan), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (US), Danaher Corporation (US), Waters Corporation (US), Restek Corporation (US), SGS SA (Switzerland), Merck KGaA (Germany), PerkinElmer, Inc. (US), Hamilton Company (US), Sigma Analytical Services (Canada), SC Labs (US), PharmLabs LLC (US), MCS, Inc. (US), ProVerde Laboratories (US), and Eurofins Scientific (Luxembourg).

The primary interviews conducted for this report can be categorized as follows:

  • By Respondent: Supply Side- 70%, and Demand Side – 30%
  • By Designation (Supply Side): Managers – 45%, CXOs & Directors – 30%, Executives- 25%
  • By Region: North America -40%, Europe -25%, Asia-Pacific -20%, Latin America -10%, MEA- 5%

Recent Developments:

  • In September 2023, Shimadzu Corporation launched the Brevis GC-2050 gas chromatograph used in various applications including cannabis testing.
  • In April 2023, SC Labs, one of the leading cannabis testing companies, acquired C4 Laboratories, one of the first Arizona cannabis labs, thus allowing it to be licensed and accredited in five states: California, Colorado, Michigan, Oregon, and Arizona.
  • In June 2022, Shimadzu Corporation launched the AA-7800 series atomic absorption spectrophotometers. The AA-7800 series is used for quality control in the raw material, food, and for inspecting water quality and hazardous substances in soil thus presenting an advantage in heavy metal testing of cannabis.

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Cannabis Testing Market – Key Benefits of Buying the Report:

The report will help market leaders/new entrants by providing them with the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall cannabis testing market and its subsegments. It will also help stakeholders better understand the competitive landscape and gain more insights to better position their business and make suitable go-to-market strategies. This report will enable stakeholders to understand the market’s pulse and provide them with information on the key market drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.

The report provides insights on the following pointers: 

  • Analysis of key drivers (increasing legalization of medical and recreational cannabis, increasing use of cannabis for medicinal applications and technological advancements in testing technologies), restraints (lack of standardization and investment risks due to regularization), opportunities (untapped markets in emerging economies and research collaborations) and challenges (high setup costs) are influencing the growth of cannabis testing market.
  • Product Development/Innovation: Detailed insights on newly launched products of the cannabis testing market.
  • Market Development: Comprehensive information about lucrative markets – the report analyses the cannabis testing market across varied regions.
  • Market Diversification: Exhaustive information about new products, untapped geographies, recent developments, and investments in the cannabis testing market.
  • Competitive Assessment: In-depth assessment of market shares, growth strategies, and product offerings of leading players include Agilent Technologies, Inc. (US), Shimadzu Corporation (Japan), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (US), Danaher Corporation (US), Waters Corporation (US), Restek Corporation (US), SGS SA (Switzerland), Merck KGaA (Germany), PerkinElmer, Inc. (US), Hamilton Company (US), Sigma Analytical Services (Canada), SC Labs (US), PharmLabs LLC (US), MCS, Inc. (US), ProVerde Laboratories (US), and Eurofins Scientific (Luxembourg) among others in the cannabis testing market.

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