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  NOVACYT company press release from 11/06/2024 - Settlement of the dispute with the DHSC

  11/06/2024 - 08:10

Settlement of the dispute with the DHSC

Novacyt S.A.

("Novacyt", the "Company")

Settlement of the dispute with the DHSC

Paris, France, and Eastleigh and Manchester, UK - 11 June 2024 - Novacyt S.A. (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALNOV; AIM: NCYT), an international molecular diagnostics company with a broad portfolio of integrated technologies and services, announces that the parties have reached a commercial settlement of all claims and counterclaims in the High Court proceedings previously disclosed by the Company, on terms that the Company pays £5 million to the Department of Health and Social Care ("DHSC"). The trial listed to begin this week will therefore not take place. Neither party has made any admission of liability or wrongdoing in respect of the claim or counterclaim or otherwise.

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014, as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. The person responsible for arranging for the release of this announcement on behalf of the Company is Steve Gibson.


Novacyt SA
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Steve Gibson, Chief Financial Officer   
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About Novacyt Group (

Novacyt is an international molecular diagnostics company providing a broad portfolio of integrated technologies and services, primarily focused on the delivery of genomic medicine. The Company develops, manufactures, and commercialises a range of molecular assays and instrumentation to deliver workflows and services that enable seamless end-to-end solutions from sample to result across multiple sectors including human health, animal health and environmental.

The Company is divided into three business segments:

Clinical Broad portfolio of human clinical in vitro diagnostic products, workflows and services focused on three therapeutic areas:
· Reproductive Health: NIPT, Cystic Fibrosis and other rapid aneuploidy tests
· Precision Medicine: DPYD genotyping assay
· Infectious Diseases: Winterplex, multiplex winter respiratory PCR panel
Instrumentation Portfolio of next generation size selection DNA sample preparation platforms and rapid PCR machines, including:
· Ranger® Technology: automated DNA sample preparation and target enrichment technology
· MyGo: real-time quantitative PCR (qPCR) instruments
Research Use Only Range of services for the life sciences industry:
· Design, manufacture, and supply of high-performance qPCR assays and workflows for use in human health, agriculture, veterinary and environmental, to support global health organisations and the research industry
· Pharmaceutical research services: whole genome sequencing (WGS) / whole exome sequencing (WES)

Novacyt is headquartered in Vélizy-Villacoublay in France with offices in the UK (in Stokesley, Eastleigh and Manchester), Taipei, Singapore, the US and Canada and has a commercial presence in over 65 countries. The Company is listed on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market ("NCYT") and on the Paris Stock Exchange Euronext Growth ("ALNOV").

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