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Merit Functional Foods Expanding Production Capacity
Arranges $85 Million Debt Financing Package

05/04/2020

Vancouver, May 4, 2020 / – Burcon NutraScience Corporation (“Burcon”) (TSX:BU, OTCQB:BUROF), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, is pleased to announce that its joint venture company, Merit Functional Foods Corporation (“Merit Functional Foods” or “Merit”) has secured a debt financing package of up to $85 million of capital from a…

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Burcon to Participate at the 32nd Annual ROTH Conference on March 15-17, 2020

03/10/2020

Presentation – Burcon NutraScience Corporation at the 32nd Annual ROTH Conference Vancouver, British Columbia, March 10, 2020 — Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU, OTCQB: BUROF), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, will participate at the 32nd Annual ROTH Conference being held March 15 – 17, 2020 at the Ritz Carlton in…

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Burcon NutraScience Corporation Announces Closing of C$11.5 Million Bought Deal

02/19/2020

Vancouver, February 19, 2020 / – Burcon NutraScience Corporation (the “Company” or “Burcon”) (TSX:BU) is pleased to confirm the closing of its previously announced bought deal offering for gross proceeds of C$11,500,690 (the “Offering”). Co-lead underwriters Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Beacon Securities Limited, together with Eight Capital and Paradigm Capital Inc. (collectively, the “Underwriters”) purchased…

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Burcon Commences Trading on the OTCQB® Venture Market in the U.S.

02/12/2020

Vancouver, British Columbia, February 12, 2020 — Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU, OTCQB: BUROF), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, is pleased to announce that it has qualified to trade its common shares in the United States on the OTCQB® Venture Market (“OTCQB®”).  Burcon now is quoted on the OTCQB® under…

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Burcon NutraScience Corporation Announces C$10 Million Bought Deal

01/28/2020

Vancouver, January 28, 2020 – Burcon NutraScience Corporation (the “Company” or “Burcon”) (TSX:BU) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Beacon Securities Limited (the “Underwriters”) pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a bought deal basis pursuant to…

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Burcon, Merit and Nestlé Announce Collaborative Partnership for Plant-Based Proteins

01/24/2020

Vancouver, British Columbia, January 24, 2020 — Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, is pleased to announce today that Burcon, Nestlé and Merit Functional Foods Corporation (“Merit”) have entered into a joint development agreement to tailor Burcon and Merit’s novel plant-based proteins for use in Nestlé…

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Merit Functional Foods Receives Co-Investment from Protein Industries Canada

01/10/2020

Vancouver, British Columbia, January 10, 2020 — Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, is pleased to share that its joint venture company, Merit Functional Foods Corporation (“Merit Foods”) announced today that it has received a significant co-investment from Protein Industries Canada, which will help facilitate the…

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