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RepliCel's Partner, YOFOTO (China) Health, Unveils its Inaugural Cell Therapy Manufacturing Facility in China
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RepliCel's Partner, YOFOTO (China) Health, Unveils its Inaugural Cell Therapy Manufacturing Facility in China

YOFOTO (China) Health Now Commissioning its Manufacturing Facility in Preparation for Technology Transfer of Skin and Tendon Product Manufacturing and Applications for Clinical Trials

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA – September 10, 2019 – RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA:P6P2) (“RepliCel” or the “Company”), a company developing next-generation technologies in aesthetics and orthopedics, is pleased to announce that its Licensee, YOFOTO (China) Health Co. (“YOFOTO”), headquartered in Ningbo, China, has now completed the construction of its cell therapy manufacturing facility.

In a recent update to the RepliCel Board of Directors, the YOFOTO team reported that construction of its 4,700 sq metre facility dedicated to cell therapy manufacturing is now complete being commissioned for active production with capacity for clinical research manufacturing, material handling, purified water processing, research and development labs, QC/QA testing, cryopreservation storage, clinical biopsy/treatment space, and an exhibition hall.

YOFOTO also reported that it now has over 20 people employed in the facility and is actively engaged in:

  • the pursuit of the facility's certification;
  • initiation of technology transfer training by RepliCel at its contract laboratory at the  University of British Columbia laboratory (Vancouver, Canada); its contract manufacturing facility in Europe (Innsbruck, Austria), and at clinical trial sites in China; and
  • preparing the initial applications to the Chinese regulatory authorities seeking approval to commence clinical trials of the RCS-01 skin and RCT-01 tendon products in China. 

\"The speed at which YOFOTO has designed and built this facility is impressive,\" stated RepliCel President and CEO, R. Lee Buckler, \"and certainly is indicative of their commitment to the portfolio of products they licensed from and are co-developing with RepliCel.\"

\"YOFOTO is very committed to rapidly moving forward the development and commercialization of RCT-01, RCS-01, and RCI-02 in Greater China,\" stated YOFOTO (China) Health Vice-President, Larissa Huang. \"We now look forward to working with some of China's leading clinical hospitals and clinicians as well as China's regulatory authorities to prepare for clinical studies in tendon regeneration and skin rejuvenation in China.\"

RepliCel’s Greater China Strategy: A Portfolio View

RCT-01 - Current plans suggest a clinical trial of RCT-01 treatment for chronic tendinopathy will be conducted in China by YOFOTO overlapping with a clinical trial of RCT-01 in Japan leading to multiple clinical readouts. Applications for such trials are now being prepared. The timing of such trials will depend on regulatory approvals.

RCS-01 - Current plans suggest that a clinical trial of the RCS-01 treatment for aging and sub-damaged skin will be conducted in China by YOFOTO overlapping with a clinical trial or RCS-01 in Japan leading to multiple clinical readouts. Applications for such trials are now being prepared. The timing of such trials will depend on regulatory approvals.

RCI-02 - RepliCel’s next-generation, dermal injector, a medical device designed to optimize the controlled injection of cell therapies and other injectables, is expected to be launched in Europe, Hong Kong and other market accepting CE mark approval next year. It is anticipated that YOFOTO will be marketing the device in Hong Kong at the same time as using the device in a clinical study of RCS-01 in China in anticipation of regulatory approval to launch the product on the market in the People’s Republic of China. Simultaneous to this activity in Greater China, RepliCel will be submitting the necessary applications to obtain market approval for the device in Japan and to use it there for clinical testing.

RCH-01 – RepliCel’s RCH-01 treatment in development for hair loss due to androgenic alopecia is licensed to Shiseido Company for Asia including Greater China.

About YOFOTO

YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co., Ltd was established in 2004 as a company engaged in the health and consumer products industry. With a wide range of successful commercial products in the food, personal health care, and household categories, YOFOTO is now diversifying into higher-value health-related products and services such as genetic and blood testing, regenerative medicine, and destination health-treatment clinics. As part of its strategy, YOFOTO has made several investments outside of China.

About RepliCel Life Sciences

RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing cell therapies for aesthetic and orthopedic conditions affecting what the Company believes is approximately one in three people in industrialized nations, including aging/sun-damaged skin, pattern baldness, and chronic tendon degeneration. These conditions, often associated with aging, are caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal tissue healing and function. These cell therapy product candidates are based on RepliCel’s innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient’s healthy hair follicles.

The Company’s product pipeline is comprised of RCT-01 for tendon repair, RCS-01 for skin rejuvenation, and RCH-01 for hair restoration. RCH-01 is exclusively licensed in Asia to Shiseido Company. RepliCel and Shiseido are currently co-developing the product in Japan. RepliCel maintains the rights to RCH-01 for the rest of the world. RCT-01 and RCS-01 are exclusively licensed in Greater China to YOFOTO (China) Health Company. RepliCel and YOFOTO are currently co-developing these products in China. RepliCel maintains the rights to these products outside of Greater China.
RepliCel has also developed a proprietary injection device, RCI-02, and related consumables, which is expected to improve the administration of its cell therapy products and certain other injectables. YOFOTO has exclusively licensed the commercial rights for the RCI-02 device and consumables in Greater China for dermatology applications and is expected to first launch the product in Hong Kong upon it being CE marked. Please visit www.replicel.com for additional information.

For more information, please contact:
Lee Buckler, CEO and President
604-248-8693
info@replicel.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events, including, but not limited to, statements regarding: that YOFOTO is rapidly building momentum on its licensed programs for Greater China; that YOFOTO will obtain certification of its facility; that YOFOTO has hired over 20 people, that YOFOTO will submit the initial regulatory documentation to the Chinese regulatory authorities seeking approval to commence clinical trials of the RCS-01 skin and RCT-01 tendon products; that a clinical trial of RCT-01 treatment for chronic tendinopathy will be conducted in China by YOFOTO overlapping with a clinical trial of RCT-01 in Japan leading to multiple clinical readouts; that a clinical trial of the RCS-01 treatment for aging and sub-damaged skin will be conducted in China by YOFOTO overlapping with a clinical trial or RCS-01 in Japan leading to multiple clinical readouts; that RepliCel’s next-generation, dermal injector, a medical device designed to optimize the controlled injection of cell therapies and other injectables, is expected to be launched in Europe, Hong Kong and other market accepting CE mark approval next year; that YOFOTO will be marketing the device in Hong Kong at the same time as using the device in a clinical study of RCS-01 in China in anticipation of regulatory approval to launch the product on the market in the People’s Republic of China; that simultaneous to the activity in Greater China, RepliCel will be submitting the necessary applications to obtain market approval for the device in Japan and to use it there for clinical testing;that YOFOTO is now diversifying into higher-value health-related products and services such as genetic and blood testing, regenerative medicine, and destination health-treatment clinics; that RepliCel’s proprietary injection device, RCI-02, is expected to improve the administration of its cell therapy products and certain other injectables; and that YOFOTO is expected to first launch the RCI-02 device and consumables in Greater China for dermatology applications in Hong Kong upon it being CE marked.
These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks which may cause actual results and the Company’s plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including: risks related YOFOTO spending the required amounts on RepliCel’s programs and related infrastructure over the next 5 years in Greater China; risks related YOFOTO not completing its stated goals; risk related to YOFOTO paying $4.5M CDN in milestone payments and sales royalties; risks that the Company’s products may not perform as, or have the benefits, expected; risks that the Company’s products may not be accepted and adopted by the public; the risk that the Company will not obtain CE mark clearance for its injector device as anticipated or at all; the risk that there will be delays enrolling clinical trial participants or commencing any clinical or research programs as anticipated or at all; the risk that the Company will receive negative results from the Company’s clinical trials; the effects of government regulation on the Company’s business; risk that the Company may not obtain any further data from Shiseido; risks associated with the Company obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals for its various programs; risks associated with the Company’s ability to obtain and protect rights to its intellectual property; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company’s ability to raise additional capital; and other factors beyond the Company’s control. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity or performance. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and, except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of such factors and to assess in advance the impact of such factors on the Company’s business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Readers should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure outlined in the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Edgar at www.sec.gov and with the British Columbia Securities Commission on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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RepliCel's Licensee Building Momentum in China with Facility and Team

YOFOTO (China) Health Announces Initiation of Facility Build-Out, New Hires, and Preparation to Submit Applications to China’s Regulators

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA – March 26, 2019 – RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA:P6P2) (“RepliCel” or the “Company”), a company developing next-generation technologies in aesthetics and orthopedics, is pleased to announce that its Licensee, YOFOTO (China) Health Co. (“YOFOTO”), headquartered in Ningbo, China, is rapidly building momentum on its licensed programs for Greater China, since closing the transaction with RepliCel in October last year.
 
In a recent update to the RepliCel Board of Directors, the YOFOTO team reported it had:

  • completed the facility design and engineering plans for a laboratory, clinic, and research manufacturing facility build-out to be done in a building it already owns near its headquarters in Ningbo as well as new construction of an adjacent building for administration;
  • obtained the necessary regulatory permits and approvals to commence certain demolition and construction;
  • retained the contractors;
  • commenced construction of a 4,700 sq metre facility in its existing building to hold clinical research manufacturing, material handling, purified water processing, research and development labs, QC/QA testing, cryopreservation storage, clinical biopsy/treatment space, and an exhibition hall; and
  • hired several team members for its new cell therapy division and are engaged in recruiting several others for QC/QA, clinical, operations and regulatory positions.
 
YOFOTO has announced that by mid-2019 it expects to have:
  • hired over 20 people;
  • completed primary facility construction and initiated technology transfer, training, and validation testing; and
  • submitted the initial regulatory documentation to the Chinese regulatory authorities seeking approval to commence clinical trials of the RCS-01 skin and RCT-01 tendon products.

 
RepliCel’s Greater China Strategy: A Portfolio View
 
RCT-01 - Current plans suggest a clinical trial of RCT-01 treatment for chronic tendinopathy will be conducted in China by YOFOTO overlapping with a clinical trial of RCT-01 in Japan leading to multiple clinical readouts. Applications for such trials are now being prepared. The timing of such trials will depend on regulatory approvals.
 
RCS-01 - Current plans suggest that a clinical trial of the RCS-01 treatment for aging and sun-damaged skin will be conducted in China by YOFOTO overlapping with a clinical trial or RCS-01 in Japan leading to multiple clinical readouts. Applications for such trials are now being prepared. The timing of such trials will depend on regulatory approvals.
 
RCI-02 - RepliCel’s next-generation, dermal injector, a medical device designed to optimize the controlled injection of cell therapies and other injectables, is expected to be launched in Europe, Hong Kong, and other market accepting CE mark approval next year. It is anticipated that YOFOTO will be marketing the device in Hong Kong at the same time as using the device in a clinical study of RCS-01 in China in anticipation of regulatory approval to launch the product on the market in the People’s Republic of China. Simultaneous to this activity in Greater China, RepliCel will be submitting the necessary applications to obtain market approval for the device in Japan and to use it there for clinical testing.
 
RCH-01 – RepliCel’s RCH-01 treatment in development for hair loss due to androgenic alopecia is licensed to Shiseido Company for Asia including Greater China.
 
About YOFOTO
 
YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co., Ltd was established in 2004 as a company engaged in the health and consumer products industry. With a wide range of successful commercial products in the food, personal health care, and household categories, YOFOTO is now diversifying into higher-value health-related products and services such as genetic and blood testing, regenerative medicine, and destination health-treatment clinics. As part of its strategy, YOFOTO has made several investments outside of China.
 
About RepliCel Life Sciences
 
RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing cell therapies for aesthetic and orthopedic conditions affecting what the Company believes is approximately one in three people in industrialized nations, including aging/sun-damaged skin, pattern baldness, and chronic tendon degeneration.  These conditions, often associated with aging, are caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal tissue healing and function. These cell therapy product candidates are based on RepliCel’s innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient’s healthy hair follicles.
 
The Company’s product pipeline is comprised of RCT-01 for tendon repair, RCS-01 for skin rejuvenation, and RCH-01 for hair restoration. RCH-01 is exclusively licensed in Asia to Shiseido Company. RepliCel and Shiseido are currently co-developing the product in Japan. RepliCel maintains the rights to RCH-01 for the rest of the world.  RCT-01 and RCS-01 are exclusively licensed in Greater China to YOFOTO (China) Health Company. RepliCel and YOFOTO are currently co-developing these products in China. RepliCel maintains the rights to these products outside of Greater China.
RepliCel has also developed a proprietary injection device, RCI-02, and related consumables, which is expected to improve the administration of its cell therapy products and certain other injectables. YOFOTO has exclusively licensed the commercial rights for the RCI-02 device and consumables in Greater China for dermatology applications and is expected to first launch the product in Hong Kong upon it being CE marked. Please visit www.replicel.com for additional information.
 
For more information, please contact:
Lee Buckler, CEO and President
604-248-8693
info@replicel.com
 
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events, including, but not limited to, statements regarding: that YOFOTO is rapidly building momentum on its licensed programs for Greater China; the laboratory, clinic, and research manufacturing facility build-out to be done by YOFOTO in a building it already owns near its headquarters in Ningbo as well as new construction of an adjacent building for administration; that YOFOTO will commence certain demolition and construction; that YOFOTO is engaged in recruiting several other team members for QC/QA, clinical, operations and regulatory positionsthat by mid-2019 YOFOTO expects to have: hired over 20 people, completed primary facility construction and initiated technology transfer, training, and validation testing, and submitted the initial regulatory documentation to the Chinese regulatory authorities seeking approval to commence clinical trials of the RCS-01 skin and RCT-01 tendon products; that a clinical trial of RCT-01 treatment for chronic tendinopathy will be conducted in China by YOFOTO overlapping with a clinical trial of RCT-01 in Japan leading to multiple clinical readouts; that a clinical trial of the RCS-01 treatment for aging and sub-damaged skin will be conducted in China by YOFOTO overlapping with a clinical trial or RCS-01 in Japan leading to multiple clinical readouts; that RepliCel’s next-generation, dermal injector, a medical device designed to optimize the controlled injection of cell therapies and other injectables, is expected to be launched in Europe, Hong Kong and other market accepting CE mark approval next year; that YOFOTO will be marketing the device in Hong Kong at the same time as using the device in a clinical study of RCS-01 in China in anticipation of regulatory approval to launch the product on the market in the People’s Republic of China; that simultaneous to the activity in Greater China, RepliCel will be submitting the necessary applications to obtain market approval for the device in Japan and to use it there for clinical testing; that YOFOTO is now diversifying into higher-value health-related products and services such as genetic and blood testing, regenerative medicine, and destination health-treatment clinics; that RepliCel’s proprietary injection device, RCI-02, is expected to improve the administration of its cell therapy products and certain other injectables; and that YOFOTO is expected to first launch the RCI-02 device and consumables in Greater China for dermatology applications in Hong Kong upon it being CE marked.
These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks which may cause actual results and the Company’s plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including: risks related YOFOTO spending the required amounts on RepliCel’s programs and related infrastructure over the next 5 years in Greater China; risks related YOFOTO not completing its stated goals; risk related to YOFOTO paying $4.5M CDN in milestone payments and sales royalties; risks that the Company’s products may not perform as, or have the benefits, expected; risks that the Company’s products may not be accepted and adopted by the public; the risk that the Company will not obtain CE mark clearance for its injector device as anticipated or at all; the risk that there will be delays enrolling clinical trial participants or commencing any clinical or research programs as anticipated or at all; the risk that the Company will receive negative results from the Company’s clinical trials; the effects of government regulation on the Company’s business; risk that the Company may not obtain any further data from Shiseido; risks associated with the Company obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals for its various programs; risks associated with the Company’s ability to obtain and protect rights to its intellectual property; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company’s ability to raise additional capital; and other factors beyond the Company’s control. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity or performance. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and, except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of such factors and to assess in advance the impact of such factors on the Company’s business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Readers should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure outlined in the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Edgar at www.sec.gov and with the British Columbia Securities Commission on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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RepliCel is excited to have been chosen to present at next year's EBD Biotech Showcase in San Francisco January 7-9, 2019. Hope to see you there!

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The National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has funded a University of Victoria project aimed at collaborating with RepliCel to optimize cell culture and manufacturing technologies

VANCOUVER and VICTORIA, BC, Oct. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA: P6P2) (\"RepliCel\" or the \"Company\") is pleased to announce it has signed a collaborative research project agreement with the University of Victoria (\"UVic\") in Victoria, B.C., Canada. The project will be co-funded through a grant from the National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (\"NSERC\") under the NSERC Collaborative Research and Development (\"CRD\") program.

The collaboration will focus on approaches to optimize cell culture platforms, such as those employed in RepliCel's cell therapy manufacturing, for eventual commercial-scale production. The project aims to employ microfluidic technology and advanced materials to develop an innovative platform for larger scale adherent cell culture in small volumetric footprints.

The project will be led by UVic's Dr. Mohsen Akbari, Assistant Professor at the University of Victoria and Director of the Laboratory for Innovations in Microengineering (LiME). Co-leading the project will be RepliCel's Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Kevin McElwee who is also Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK.

\"We are very pleased to have NSERC CRD support to work with Dr. Akbari and his team at UVic. He is one of the world's emerging experts on biomedical engineering and the employment of advanced materials and micro-technologies for cell and tissue culture. The collaboration represents a unique opportunity to leverage his expertise and non-dilutive grant funding to innovate around RepliCel's technologies in ways expected to improve the Company's eventual commercial-scale manufacturing,\" stated RepliCel President and CEO, R. Lee Buckler.

The two-year NSCERC CRD funding commitment and collaboration agreement with UVic may result in publications, patents, and/or the development of technologies with potential applications and value broader than RepliCel's immediate uses. New intellectual property arising from the project will be the sole and exclusive property of UVic with a fully paid, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to RepliCel for any commercial purposes. RepliCel has the option to negotiate an exclusive license to such intellectual property from UVic for commercial purposes important to the Company.

About Dr. Mohsen Akbari

 Dr. Mohsen Akbari received his PhD (2011) in Applied Sciences from Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, British Columbia). He also conducted research from 2012-2015 as a postdoctoral fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, USA), Harvard Medical School, and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. Dr. Akbari is currently an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Victoria, Canada. He is also affiliated with Center for Biomedical Research (CBR) and Centre for Advanced Materials and Related Technology (CAMTEC) at the University of Victoria. His research lies at the interface of cellular biology, biomaterials, and microtechnologies with a focus on the biofabrication of engineered tissue substitutes for regenerative medicine, development of biomimetic tissue models using microengineering techniques for disease modeling and drug discovery, and development of advanced drug delivery systems for therapeutic applications.

Dr. Akbari has 46 peer-reviewed articles (citations=+1650, h index=21) in high impact journals including Science Translational Medicine, Nature Microtechnologies and Nanoengineering, Biotechnology Advances, and Advanced Materials, three book chapters, three patent applications/disclosures and more than 30 conference presentations in prestigious conferences such as µTAS, World Biomaterials Congress, and IMECE, and ASME. Dr. Akbari is the recipient of several institutional, national, and international awards such as the British Columbia Innovation Award, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) postdoctoral fellowship, and the Kaiser Foundation Award. Recently, he was recognized as a rising Canadian star in global health.

About RepliCel Life Sciences

RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing cell therapies for aesthetic and orthopedic conditions affecting what the Company believes is approximately one in three people in industrialized nations, including aging/sun-damaged skin, pattern baldness, and chronic tendon degeneration. These conditions, often associated with aging, are caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal tissue healing and function.

The Company's product pipeline is comprised of RCT-01 for tendon repair, RCS-01 for skin rejuvenation, and RCH-01 for hair restoration. RCH-01 is currently being co-developed with, and under exclusive license by, Shiseido for certain Asian countries. All product candidates are based on RepliCel's innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient's healthy hair follicles. RepliCel has also developed a proprietary injection device, RCI-02, optimized for the administration of its products and licensable for use with other dermatology applications.

Please visit www.replicel.com for additional information.

Forward-looking information

Certain statements in this news release are forward-looking statements, which reflect the expectations of management regarding the results of the project outlined in this release. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Forward-looking statements in this news release include statements relating to the statements that (i) data from this project is expected to improve the Company's eventual commercial-scale manufacturing; and (iii) the results will improve our product manufacturing, clinical outcomes, and assays critical to regulatory approval and commercialization. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks which may cause actual results and the Company's plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including risks that the Company's products may not perform as, or have the benefits, expected; risks that the Company's products may not be accepted and adopted by the public; the risk that the Company will not obtain CE mark clearance for its injector device; the risk that there will be delays enrolling clinical trial participants or commencing any clinical or research programs; the risk that the Company will receive negative results from the Company's clinical trials; the effects of government regulation on the Company's business; risks associated with the Company obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals for its various programs; risks associated with the Company's ability to obtain and protect rights to its intellectual property; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's ability to raise additional capital; and other factors beyond the Company's control. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity or performance. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and, except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of such factors and to assess in advance the impact of such factors on the Company's business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Readers should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure outlined in the Company's annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Edgar at www.sec.gov and with the British Columbia Securities Commission on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

\"\"For further information: Lee Buckler, CEO and President, 604-248-8693, info@replicel.com

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The National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has funded a University of Victoria project aimed at collaborating with RepliCel to optimize cell culture and manufacturing technologies

VANCOUVER and VICTORIA, BC, Oct. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA: P6P2) (\"RepliCel\" or the \"Company\") is pleased to announce it has signed a collaborative research project agreement with the University of Victoria (\"UVic\") in Victoria, B.C., Canada. The project will be co-funded through a grant from the National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (\"NSERC\") under the NSERC Collaborative Research and Development (\"CRD\") program.

The collaboration will focus on approaches to optimize cell culture platforms, such as those employed in RepliCel's cell therapy manufacturing, for eventual commercial-scale production. The project aims to employ microfluidic technology and advanced materials to develop an innovative platform for larger scale adherent cell culture in small volumetric footprints.

The project will be led by UVic's Dr. Mohsen Akbari, Assistant Professor at the University of Victoria and Director of the Laboratory for Innovations in Microengineering (LiME). Co-leading the project will be RepliCel's Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Kevin McElwee who is also Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK.

\"We are very pleased to have NSERC CRD support to work with Dr. Akbari and his team at UVic. He is one of the world's emerging experts on biomedical engineering and the employment of advanced materials and micro-technologies for cell and tissue culture. The collaboration represents a unique opportunity to leverage his expertise and non-dilutive grant funding to innovate around RepliCel's technologies in ways expected to improve the Company's eventual commercial-scale manufacturing,\" stated RepliCel President and CEO, R. Lee Buckler.

The two-year NSCERC CRD funding commitment and collaboration agreement with UVic may result in publications, patents, and/or the development of technologies with potential applications and value broader than RepliCel's immediate uses. New intellectual property arising from the project will be the sole and exclusive property of UVic with a fully paid, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to RepliCel for any commercial purposes. RepliCel has the option to negotiate an exclusive license to such intellectual property from UVic for commercial purposes important to the Company.

About Dr. Mohsen Akbari

 Dr. Mohsen Akbari received his PhD (2011) in Applied Sciences from Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, British Columbia). He also conducted research from 2012-2015 as a postdoctoral fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, USA), Harvard Medical School, and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. Dr. Akbari is currently an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Victoria, Canada. He is also affiliated with Center for Biomedical Research (CBR) and Centre for Advanced Materials and Related Technology (CAMTEC) at the University of Victoria. His research lies at the interface of cellular biology, biomaterials, and microtechnologies with a focus on the biofabrication of engineered tissue substitutes for regenerative medicine, development of biomimetic tissue models using microengineering techniques for disease modeling and drug discovery, and development of advanced drug delivery systems for therapeutic applications.

Dr. Akbari has 46 peer-reviewed articles (citations=+1650, h index=21) in high impact journals including Science Translational Medicine, Nature Microtechnologies and Nanoengineering, Biotechnology Advances, and Advanced Materials, three book chapters, three patent applications/disclosures and more than 30 conference presentations in prestigious conferences such as µTAS, World Biomaterials Congress, and IMECE, and ASME. Dr. Akbari is the recipient of several institutional, national, and international awards such as the British Columbia Innovation Award, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) postdoctoral fellowship, and the Kaiser Foundation Award. Recently, he was recognized as a rising Canadian star in global health.

About RepliCel Life Sciences

RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing cell therapies for aesthetic and orthopedic conditions affecting what the Company believes is approximately one in three people in industrialized nations, including aging/sun-damaged skin, pattern baldness, and chronic tendon degeneration. These conditions, often associated with aging, are caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal tissue healing and function.

The Company's product pipeline is comprised of RCT-01 for tendon repair, RCS-01 for skin rejuvenation, and RCH-01 for hair restoration. RCH-01 is currently being co-developed with, and under exclusive license by, Shiseido for certain Asian countries. All product candidates are based on RepliCel's innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient's healthy hair follicles. RepliCel has also developed a proprietary injection device, RCI-02, optimized for the administration of its products and licensable for use with other dermatology applications.

Please visit www.replicel.com for additional information.

Forward-looking information

Certain statements in this news release are forward-looking statements, which reflect the expectations of management regarding the results of the project outlined in this release. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Forward-looking statements in this news release include statements relating to the statements that (i) data from this project is expected to improve the Company's eventual commercial-scale manufacturing; and (iii) the results will improve our product manufacturing, clinical outcomes, and assays critical to regulatory approval and commercialization. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks which may cause actual results and the Company's plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including risks that the Company's products may not perform as, or have the benefits, expected; risks that the Company's products may not be accepted and adopted by the public; the risk that the Company will not obtain CE mark clearance for its injector device; the risk that there will be delays enrolling clinical trial participants or commencing any clinical or research programs; the risk that the Company will receive negative results from the Company's clinical trials; the effects of government regulation on the Company's business; risks associated with the Company obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals for its various programs; risks associated with the Company's ability to obtain and protect rights to its intellectual property; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's ability to raise additional capital; and other factors beyond the Company's control. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity or performance. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and, except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of such factors and to assess in advance the impact of such factors on the Company's business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Readers should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure outlined in the Company's annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Edgar at www.sec.gov and with the British Columbia Securities Commission on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

\"\"For further information: Lee Buckler, CEO and President, 604-248-8693, info@replicel.com

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Canada-based biotech company signs major deal with Chinese partner to advance groundbreaking technology in the skin and tendon rejuvenation space.
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YOFOTO (China) Health and RepliCel Life Sciences finalize investment and commence collaboration activity in Greater China

VANCOUVER and NINGBO, China, Oct, 11, 2018 /CNW/ - RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA: P6P2) (\"RepliCel\" or the \"Company\"), a company developing next-generation technologies in aesthetics and orthopedics, announced today it has completed the anticipated strategic investment (the \"Transaction\") with YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co. Ltd. (\"YOFOTO\").

YOFOTO has invested CDN $5,090,000 in RepliCel by the purchase of 5,357,000 common shares (each, a \"Share\"), at CDN $0.95 per Share, and 1,071,580 share purchase warrants (each, a \"Warrant\") with each Warrant exercisable at CDN $0.95 per Share for a period of two years. The Transaction also includes the grant of an exclusive license to YOFOTO of the Company's tendon regeneration cell therapy technology (RCT-01), skin rejuvenation cell therapy technology (RCS-01), and its injection technology for dermal applications (RCI-02) (excluding hair-related treatments) in Greater China(Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan) (the \"Territory\") in consideration of milestone payments, sales royalties, and a commitment by YOFOTO to finance, over the next five years, the included RepliCel programs and an associated cell processing manufacturing facility in Greater China.

RepliCel and YOFOTO are now ready to launch the first phase of their strategic collaboration in the Territory and RepliCel's next stage of activity outside of Asia. The joint effort with YOFOTO will focus on the further development and commercialization of RepliCel's tendon regeneration cell therapy technology (RCT-01), skin rejuvenation cell therapy technology (RCS-01), and injection technology for dermal applications (RCI-02) (excluding hair-related treatments) in the Territory.

All of the Shares and Warrants issued to YOFOTO will be subject to a statutory hold period expiring four months and one day after issuance of the Shares and Warrants.

About YOFOTO

YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co., Ltd was established in 2004 as a company engaged in the health and consumer products industry. For example, YOFOTO has registered 31 different nutraceuticals with the State Food and Drug Administration (China). With a wide range of successful commercial products in the food, personal health care, and household categories, YOFOTO is now diversifying into higher-value health-related products and services such as genetic and blood testing, regenerative medicine, and destination health-treatment clinics. As part of its strategy, YOFOTO has made several investments outside of China. Its current expansion includes a global R&D production base, organic food base, natural cosmetic R&D center, a conference center, yacht club and health spa resort.

At present, YOFOTO has registered over 700 trademarks and attained over 60 patents. YOFOTO has 32 provincial branches in China and, in 2009, began international expansion into Russia, Vietnam, Thailand and Cameroon. At the same time, YOFOTO began active participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. YOFOTO Chairman of YOFOTO, Mr. Huang Jin Bao, was elected to be the member of the first APEC Chinese Industry and Commerce Council.

About RepliCel Life Sciences

RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing cell therapies for aesthetic and orthopedic conditions affecting what the Company believes is approximately one in three people in industrialized nations, including aging/sun-damaged skin, pattern baldness, and chronic tendon degeneration. These conditions, often associated with aging, are caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal tissue healing and function. The Company's product pipeline is comprised of RCT-01 for tendon repair, RCS-01 for skin rejuvenation, and RCH-01 for hair restoration. RCH-01 is currently being co-developed with, and under exclusive license by, Shiseido for certain Asian countries. All product candidates are based on RepliCel's innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient's healthy hair follicles. RepliCel has also developed a proprietary injection device, RCI-02, optimized for the administration of its products and licensable for use with other dermatology applications. Please visit www.replicel.com for additional information.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the milestone payments, sales royalty payments and the program funding commitments to be made by YOFOTO in connection with the Transaction.

These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks which may cause actual results and the Company's plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including: risks that the parties will not execute on their respective commitments in connection with the Transaction,risks that the Company's products may not perform as, or have the benefits, expected; risks that the Company's products may not be accepted and adopted by the public; the risk that the Company will not obtain CE mark clearance for its injector device; the risk that there will be delays enrolling clinical trial participants; the risk that the Company will receive negative results from the Company's clinical trials; the effects of government regulation on the Company's business; risks associated with the Company obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals for its various programs; risks associated with the Company's ability to obtain and protect rights to its intellectual property; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's ability to raise additional capital; and other factors beyond the Company's control. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity or performance. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and, except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of such factors and to assess in advance the impact of such factors on the Company's business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Readers should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure outlined in the Company's annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Edgar at www.sec.gov and with the British Columbia Securities Commission on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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YOFOTO (China) Health and RepliCel Life Sciences now cleared to close investment transaction and commence collaboration activity in Greater China

VANCOUVER and NINGBO, China, Sept. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA:P6P2) (\"RepliCel\" or the \"Company\"), a company developing next-generation technologies in aesthetics and orthopedics, is pleased to announce it has received, from the TSX Venture Exchange, the conditional approval required to complete the investment which is part of a previously announced collaboration agreement (the \"Transaction\") focused on commercialization of select RepliCel products in Greater China.

The Company also announces that YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co. Ltd. (\"YOFOTO\") has received all the approvals from the Chinese regulatory authorities required to finalize the transaction.

With the required approvals in place, the parties expect to close the investment portion of the Transaction shortly allowing them to then immediately and actively launch their strategic partnership in Greater China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan) (the \"Territory\") and RepliCel's next stage of activity outside of Asia.

The investment portion of the Transaction is a CDN $5,090,000 purchase of common shares (each, a \"Share\") at CDN $0.95 per Share and will include 20% warrant coverage exercisable at CDN $0.95 per Share for a period of two years. The deal structure also includes milestone payments, sales royalties, and a commitment by YOFOTO to finance, over the next five years, the included RepliCel programs and an associated cell processing manufacturing facility in Greater China.

In addition to being a shareholder in RepliCel, YOFOTO will collaborate with RepliCel on the further development and commercialization of RepliCel's tendon regeneration cell therapy (RCT-01), skin rejuvenation cell therapy (RCS-01), and its injection technology for dermal applications (RCI-02) (excluding hair-related treatments) in the Territory.

\"This investment represents a positive valuation of RepliCel by a commercially successful company having performed significant due diligence,\" stated RepliCel President and CEO, R. Lee Buckler. \"We are very excited about what we have put in place while awaiting the completion of this transaction. Upon the closing of the investment, shareholders should expect to see RepliCel's programs and activity gain significant momentum over the coming months with a particular focus on bringing its medical device to market. We will provide shareholders with more details on what this means in a comprehensive update as soon as the transaction has closed,\" Buckler concluded.

About YOFOTO

 YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co., Ltd was established in 2004 as a company engaged in the health and consumer products industry. For example, YOFOTO has registered 31 different nutraceuticals with the State Food and Drug Administration (China). With a wide range of successful commercial products in the food, personal health care, and household categories, YOFOTO is now diversifying into higher-value health-related products and services such as genetic and blood testing, regenerative medicine, and destination health-treatment clinics. As part of its strategy, YOFOTO has made several investments outside of China. Its current expansion includes a global R&D production base, organic food base, natural cosmetic R&D center, a conference center, yacht club and health spa resort.

At present, YOFOTO has registered over 700 trademarks and attained over 60 patents. YOFOTO has 32 provincial branches in China and, in 2009, began international expansion into Russia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Cameroon. At the same time, YOFOTO began active participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. YOFOTO Chairman of YOFOTO, Mr. Huang Jin Bao, was elected to be the member of the first APEC Chinese Industry and Commerce Council.

About RepliCel Life Sciences

 RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing cell therapies for aesthetic and orthopedic conditions affecting what the Company believes is approximately one in three people in industrialized nations, including aging/sun-damaged skin, pattern baldness, and chronic tendon degeneration. These conditions, often associated with aging, are caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal tissue healing and function. The Company's product pipeline is comprised of RCT-01 for tendon repair, RCS-01 for skin rejuvenation, and RCH-01 for hair restoration. RCH-01 is currently being co-developed with, and under exclusive license by, Shiseido for certain Asian countries. All product candidates are based on RepliCel's innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient's healthy hair follicles. RepliCel has also developed a proprietary injection device, RCI-02, optimized for the administration of its products and licensable for use with other dermatology applications. Please visit www.replicel.com for additional information.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events, including, but not limited to, statements regarding: (i) the completion of the Transaction with YOFOTO; and (ii) the fact that YOFOTO will make certain milestone payments, sales royalty payments and finance, over the next five years, the included RepliCel programs and an associated cell processing manufacturing facility inGreater China. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks which may cause actual results and the Company's plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including: risks related to YOFOTO making all payments required in connection with the Transaction; risks that the Company's products may not perform as, or have the benefits, expected; risks that the Company's products may not be accepted and adopted by the public; the risk that the Company will not obtain CE mark clearance for its injector device; the risk that there will be delays enrolling clinical trial participants; the risk that the Company will receive negative results from the Company's clinical trials; the effects of government regulation on the Company's business; risks associated with the Company obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals for its various programs; risks associated with the Company's ability to obtain and protect rights to its intellectual property; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's ability to raise additional capital; and other factors beyond the Company's control. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity or performance. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and, except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of such factors and to assess in advance the impact of such factors on the Company's business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Readers should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure outlined in the Company's annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Edgar at www.sec.gov and with the British Columbia Securities Commission on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

For further information: Lee Buckler, CEO and President, 604-248-8693, info@replicel.com

 \"\"

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RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (RP:TSX.V; REPCF:OTCQB) and YOFOTO Health Industry Co. Ltd. received approval from their respective countries to complete the investment part of the partnership agreement between them, and that transaction is expected to occur soon.
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Skin rejuvenation and tendon regeneration products to be commercialized in Greater China in partnership with YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co. Ltd

VANCOUVER and NINGBO, Zhejiang Province, China, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA:P6P2) (\"RepliCel\" or the \"Company\"), a company developing next-generation technologies in aesthetics and orthopedics, is pleased to announce it has now signed definitive agreements with YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co. Ltd. (\"YOFOTO\") sealing its partnership to commercialize three of RepliCel's programs in Greater China.

The deal between the parties represents an investment in RepliCel by YOFOTO along with milestone payments, minimum program funding commitments, and sales royalties in exchange for an exclusive 15-year license to three of RepliCel products for Greater China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan) (the \"Territory\").

The RepliCel-YOFOTO collaboration is focused on the development and commercialization in Greater China of RepliCel's tendon regeneration cell therapy (RCT-01), skin rejuvenation cell therapy (RCS-01), and its injection technology in development for dermal applications (RCI-02) (excluding hair-related treatments).

YOFOTO's up-front investment will be a CDN $5,090,000 purchase of shares at CDN $0.95 per Share and will include 20% warrant coverage exercisable at CDN $0.95 per Share for a period of two years. The deal structure also includes milestone payments (of up to CDN $4,750,000), sales royalties, and a commitment by YOFOTO to spend a minimum of CDN $7,000,000 on the RepliCel programs and associated cell processing manufacturing facility over the next five years in Greater China.

\"In 2017 RepliCel delivered successful phase I data in all three of its cell therapy programs and functioning prototypes of its next-generation dermal injector,\" stated RepliCel President & CEO, R. Lee Buckler. \"We were committed to delivering a landmark partnership to RepliCel shareholders in 2018. The partnership with YOFOTO represents such a deal and provides RepliCel with not only an outstanding partner in Greater China but capital to move our programs forward in Europe and North America.\"

\"YOFOTO is a fast-growing company built on values related to beauty and healthy, active lifestyles,\" stated YOFOTO Chairman Mr. Huang Jin Bao. \"As a key part of developing and commercializing products related to these core values for our consumers, we are committed to being a leader in China in the commercialization of regenerative medicines. The RepliCel cell therapy and injection technologies focused on skin rejuvenation and tendon repair, are important building blocks in YOFOTO's strategic healthcare vision. We are pleased to have structured a deal with RepliCel which results in YOFOTO not only being a development partner and commercial licensee but also an investor committed to contributing to RepliCel's global success.\"

The Deposit already paid by YOFOTO pursuant to the earlier signing of the binding term sheet remains in escrow pending closing. As part of the Transaction, the Company has agreed to grant YOFOTO certain financing participation rights along with a board seat nomination. Upon YOFOTO meeting certain defined conditions, relevant Chinese patents, once issued in China, will be assigned to a YOFOTO-owned Canadian subsidiary, with detailed assignment reversion rights upon failure to meet defined targets.

Closing of the Transaction represented in the signed agreements between the parties is subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, and other applicable regulatory authorities including but not limited to the reviews and approvals by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange of China and other Chinese foreign investment regulatory authorities.

About YOFOTO

YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co., Ltd was established in 2004 as a company engaged in the health and consumer products industry. For example, YOFOTO has registered 31 different nutraceuticals with the State Food and Drug Administration (China). With a wide range of successful commercial products in the food, personal health care, and household categories, YOFOTO is now diversifying into higher-value health-related products and services such as genetic and blood testing, regenerative medicine, and destination health-treatment clinics. As part of its strategy, YOFOTO has made several investments outside of China. Its current expansion includes a global R&D production base, organic food base, natural cosmetic R&D center, a conference center, yacht club and health spa resort.

YOFOTO employs a winner of Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine, Professor Richard Roberts, who heads the YOFOTO Global Products Advisory Committee, and also leads collaborations with several leading scientific research institutions. At present, YOFOTO has registered over 700 trademarks and attained over 60 patents. YOFOTO has 32 provincial branches in China and, in 2009, began international expansion into Russia, Vietnam, Thailand and Cameroon. At the same time, YOFOTO began active participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. YOFOTO Chairman of YOFOTO, Mr. Huang Jin Bao, was elected to be the member of the first APEC Chinese Industry and Commerce Council.

About RepliCel Life Sciences

RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing cell therapies for aesthetic and orthopedic conditions affecting what the Company believes is approximately one in three people in industrialized nations, including aging/sun-damaged skin, pattern baldness, and chronic tendon degeneration. These conditions, often associated with aging, are caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal tissue healing and function. The Company's product pipeline is comprised of RCT-01 for tendon repair, RCS-01 for skin rejuvenation, and RCH-01 for hair restoration. RCH-01 is currently being co-developed with, and under exclusive license by, Shiseido for certain Asian countries. All product candidates are based on RepliCel's innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient's healthy hair follicles. RepliCel has also developed a proprietary injection device, RCI-02, optimized for the administration of its products and licensable for use with other dermatology applications. Please visit www.replicel.com for additional information.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events, including, but not limited to, statements regarding: (i) the completion of the Transaction with YOFOTO; (ii) the terms of the Transaction and the milestone, program funding and royalty payments to be made in connection with the Transaction; and (iii) the closing of the Transaction.

These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks which may cause actual results and the Company's plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including: risks related to the Company and YOFOTO being able to negotiate and enter into the definitive agreements required for the Transaction, risks related to the Company obtaining the approval of the TSX-V and its shareholders, risks related to YOFOTO obtaining consent for the Transaction from the required parties and applicable regulatory authorities; risks that the Company's products may not perform as, or have the benefits, expected; risks that the Company's products may not be accepted and adopted by the public; the risk that the Company will not obtain CE mark clearance for its injector device; the risk that there will be delays enrolling clinical trial participants; the risk that the Company will receive negative results from the Company's clinical trials; the effects of government regulation on the Company's business; risks associated with the Company obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals for its various programs; risks associated with the Company's ability to obtain and protect rights to its intellectual property; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's ability to raise additional capital; and other factors beyond the Company's control. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity or performance. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and, except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of such factors and to assess in advance the impact of such factors on the Company's business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Readers should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure outlined in the Company's annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Edgar at www.sec.gov and with the British Columbia Securities Commission on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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New opportunities are arising at every turn for the regenerative medicine community.
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A revised binding term sheet reflects improved terms and positions the parties for closing the transaction

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA & Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, P.R. China – 02 May 2018 – RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA:P6P2) (“RepliCel” or the “Company”), a company developing next-generation technologies in aesthetics and orthopedics, is pleased to announce it now has a new Binding Term Sheet (the “Term Sheet”) with YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co. Ltd. (“YOFOTO”) which both parties believe represents a stronger deal for both sides and positions them to finalize the transaction in the very near-term.

In January, RepliCel and YOFOTO announced their intent to form a strategic partnership (the “Transaction”) in Greater China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan) (the “Territory”). This was reflected in the announcement of a binding term sheet and the payment of a deposit of USD $650,000 (the “Deposit”). The Parties then began negotiating the definitive agreements encompassing the terms of the transaction and ongoing partnership.

“During the course of negotiating the full agreements,” stated RepliCel President & CEO, R. Lee Buckler, “both parties learned a great deal about what was critical to each side as well as what would be beneficial in terms of setting up the relationship for long-term success. We are close to definitive agreements on these new terms, excited to close this transaction and proceed immediately to implementation in what is one of the largest and most exciting markets in the world.”

The deal structure in the revised and original binding term sheets remains the same – an exclusive license to three RepliCel products for the Territory in exchange for payment by way of investment, milestones, program funding and sales royalties.

The original term sheet involved an up-front investment of USD $6,500,000 by way of the purchase of common shares (each, a “Share”) at CDN $0.54 per Share (plus 10% warrant coverage exercisable at CDN$0.54 per Share for a period of two years), pre-and post-commercial milestone payments, dedicated program funding in Greater China over the next five years, and future royalty payments calculated on gross product sales in the Territory.

The revised term sheet, similarly structured, involves a smaller up-front investment of CDN $5,090,000 at CDN $0.95 per Share plus 20% warrant coverage exercisable at CDN $0.95 per Share for a period of two years. The deal structure continues to include milestone payments (of up to CDN $4,750,000), sales royalties, and a commitment by YOFOTO to spend a minimum of CDN $7,000,000 on the RepliCel programs over the next five years in Greater China.

The Deposit already paid by YOFOTO pursuant to the original term sheet, remains in escrow to be applied to the investment upon execution of the final agreements which the parties currently anticipate will be complete within the next several weeks.

As part of the Transaction, YOFOTO will receive an exclusive license for RepliCel’s tendon regeneration cell therapy (RCT-01) in development, skin rejuvenation cell therapy (RCS-01) in development, and its injection technology in development for dermal applications (RCI-02) (excluding hair-related treatments) for the Territory. Under certain conditions, relevant Chinese patents, once issued in China, will be assigned to a YOFOTO-owned Canadian subsidiary, with detailed assignment reversion rights upon failure to meet defined targets.

As part of the Transaction, the Company has agreed to grant YOFOTO certain financing participation rights along with a board seat nomination. Closing of the Transaction is subject to execution of definitive agreements for the Transaction, receipt of approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, and other applicable regulatory authorities including but not limited to the reviews and approvals by State Administration of Foreign Exchange of China and other Chinese foreign investment regulatory authorities.

For more background to the Transaction, see RepliCel’s 16 January 2018 press release.

About YOFOTO

YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co., Ltd was established in 2004 as a company engaged in the health and consumer products industry. For example, YOFOTO has registered 31 different nutraceuticals with the State Food and Drug Administration (China). With a wide range of successful commercial products in the food, personal health care, and household categories, YOFOTO is now diversifying into higher-value health-related products and services such as genetic and blood testing, regenerative medicine, and destination health-treatment clinics. As part of its strategy, YOFOTO has made several investments outside of China. Its current expansion includes a global R&D production base, organic food base, natural cosmetic R&D center, a conference center, yacht club and health spa resort.

YOFOTO employs a winner of Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine, Professor Richard Roberts, who heads the YOFOTO Global Products Advisory Committee, and also leads collaborations with several leading scientific research institutions. At present, YOFOTO has registered over 700 trademarks and attained over 60 patents. YOFOTO has 32 provincial branches in China and, in 2009, began international expansion into Russia, Vietnam, Thailand and Cameroon. At the same time, YOFOTO began active participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. YOFOTO Chairman of YOFOTO, Mr. Huang Jin Bao, was elected to be the member of the first APEC Chinese Industry and Commerce Council.

About RepliCel Life Sciences

RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing cell therapies for aesthetic and orthopedic conditions affecting what the Company believes is approximately one in three people in industrialized nations, including aging/sun-damaged skin, pattern baldness, and chronic tendon degeneration. These conditions, often associated with aging, are caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal tissue healing and function. The Company’s product pipeline is comprised of RCT-01 for tendon repair, RCS-01 for skin rejuvenation, and RCH-01 for hair restoration. RCH-01 is currently being co-developed with, and under exclusive license by, Shiseido for certain Asian countries. All product candidates are based on RepliCel’s innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient’s healthy hair follicles. RepliCel has also developed a proprietary injection device, RCI-02, optimized for the administration of its products and licensable for use with other dermatology applications. Please visit www.replicel.com for additional information.

For more information, please contact:
Lee Buckler, CEO and President
604-248-8693
info@replicel.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events, including, but not limited to, statements regarding: (i) the completion of the Transaction with YOFOTO; (ii) the terms of the Transaction and the milestone, program funding and royalty payments to be made in connection with the Transaction; and (iii) the closing of the Transaction.

These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks which may cause actual results and the Company’s plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including: risks related to the Company and YOFOTO being able to negotiate and enter into the definitive agreements required for the Transaction, risks related to the Company obtaining the approval of the TSX-V and its shareholders, risks related to YOFOTO obtaining consent for the Transaction from the required parties and applicable regulatory authorities; risks that the Company’s products may not perform as, or have the benefits, expected; risks that the Company’s products may not be accepted and adopted by the public; the risk that the Company will not obtain CE mark clearance for its injector device; the risk that there will be delays enrolling clinical trial participants; the risk that the Company will receive negative results from the Company’s clinical trials; the effects of government regulation on the Company’s business; risks associated with the Company obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals for its various programs; risks associated with the Company’s ability to obtain and protect rights to its intellectual property; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company’s ability to raise additional capital; and other factors beyond the Company’s control. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity or performance. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and, except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of such factors and to assess in advance the impact of such factors on the Company’s business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Readers should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure outlined in the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Edgar at www.sec.gov and with the British Columbia Securities Commission on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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Echelon Wealth Partners detailed the terms and impact of this cell therapy developer's recent alliance in Asia.

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RepliCel lands Asian partnership to optimize the development of its biotech solutions for chronic conditions.

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YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co. Ltd to Invest in Becoming RepliCel's Strategic Partner for Greater China

Terms Include an Up-front Investment of USD $6.5 Million with Direct Non-Dilutive Program Funding Commitments and the Potential for Significant Milestone Payments and Sales Royalties

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA & Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, P.R. China – 16 January 2018 – RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA:P6P2) (“RepliCel” or the “Company”), a company developing next-generation technologies in aesthetics and orthopedics, is pleased to announce it has signed a Binding Term Sheet (the “Term Sheet”) with YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co. Ltd. (\"YOFOTO\") to form a strategic partnership (the “Transaction”) in Greater China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan) (the \"Territory\").

The deal reflected in the Term Sheet, involves an up-front investment of USD $6,500,000 and potential pre-commercial, non-dilutive milestones payments of another USD $2,800,000. Additionally, the Term Sheet commits YOFOTO to another USD $1,000,000 in potential post-commercial non-dilutive milestone payments, several million in dedicated program funding in Greater China over the next five years, and future royalty payments calculated on gross product sales in the Territory.

The investment is by way of the purchase of common shares (each, a “Share”) at CDN$0.54 per Share, which is a premium over the 20-day average market price to reflect the accompanying license to YOFOTO in the Term Sheet. The Company has also agreed to issue share purchase warrants (each, a “Warrant”) equal to 10% of the number of Shares issued, which warrants will be exercisable at CDN$0.54 per Share for a period of two years.

YOFOTO has already paid a deposit of USD $650,000 (the “Deposit”) pursuant to the agreement. As part of the Transaction, YOFOTO will receive an exclusive license for RepliCel's tendon regeneration cell therapy (RCT-01) in development, skin rejuvenation cell therapy (RCS-01) in development, and its injection technology in development for dermal applications (RCI-02) (excluding hair-related treatments) for the Territory.

According to sources, the Chinese cosmetic treatment market is growing up to six times faster than the global average by number of treated people with the number of procedures increasing as much as 40% year-on-year. Most experts now agree China now represents the third largest cosmetic treatment market behind only the United States and Brazil but closing in fast.[1]

In 2013, RepliCel executed a co-development and license agreement with Shiseido Company, which covered all of Asia for its product (RCH-01) in development for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia. With the completion of the YOFOTO deal, RepliCel's current technologies will be fully licensed in Greater China.

RepliCel's business model is focused on leveraging its expertise in developing assets that can then be licensed to partners for co-development and commercialization. The Company maintains exclusivity over its entire portfolio outside of Asia. The Company is pursuing both its own continued development and commercialization of its assets as well as other collaborative partnerships for its programs in different regions of the world.

\"This is precisely the kind of transformational deal and collaboration we were focused on delivering as we ended 2017,\" stated RepliCel President and CEO, R. Lee Buckler. \"We are very pleased to have secured a partnership with a company committed to bringing novel health products to Greater China and the principle of investing in regenerative medicines,\" he continued. \"YOFOTO has the vision, financial capacity, and infrastructure to be a key part of RepliCel's success overall and certainly capable of exceeding our goals for Greater China.\"

\"YOFOTO is committed to being a leader in China in the commercialization of regenerative medicines which fit into our core values related to beauty and healthy, active lifestyles,\" stated YOFOTO Chairman Mr. Huang Jin Bao. \"RepliCel Life Sciences, with its cell therapy and injection technologies focused on healthy skin and tendon health, fit perfectly with YOFOTO's vision for providing innovative treatments to consumers. As an investor, we are committed to contributing to RepliCel's global success and as a strategic partner in Greater China, we look forward to collaborating with RepliCel on quality product development leading to the launch of several successful product lines.\"

As part of the Transaction, the Company has agreed to grant YOFOTO certain financing participation rights and board seat nominations and YOFOTO has agreed to certain voting and trading restrictions. Closing of the Transaction is subject to execution of definitive agreements for the Transaction, receipt of approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, the Company’s shareholders and other applicable regulatory authorities including but not limited to the reviews and approvals by State Administration of Foreign Exchange of China and other Chinese foreign investment regulatory authorities.

[1] According to statistics release by the Chinese Association of Plastics and Aesthetics (see https://www.pressreader.com/china/china-daily/20160215/282029031282786) and the Chinese plastic surgery mobile app.

SoYoung (see http://www.plasticsurgerypractice.com/2017/08/about-face-chinas-plastic-surgery-market-grows-six-times-faster-than-global-average/).

About YOFOTO
YOFOTO (China) Health Industry Co., Ltd was established in 2004 as a company engaged in the health and consumer products industry. For example, YOFOTO has registered 31 different nutraceuticals with the State Food and Drug Administration (China). With a wide range of successful commercial products in the food, personal health care, and household categories, YOFOTO is now diversifying into higher-value health-related products and services such as genetic and blood testing, regenerative medicine, and destination health-treatment clinics. As part of its strategy, YOFOTO has made several investments outside of China. Its current expansion includes a global R&D production base, organic food base, natural cosmetic R&D center, a conference center, yacht club and health spa resort.

YOFOTO employs a winner of Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine, Professor Richard Roberts, who heads the YOFOTO Global Products Advisory Committee, and also leads collaborations with several leading scientific research institutions. At present, YOFOTO has registered over 700 trademarks and attained over 60 patents. YOFOTO has 32 provincial branches in China and, in 2009, began international expansion into Russia, Vietnam, Thailand and Cameroon. At the same time, YOFOTO began active participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. YOFOTO Chairman of YOFOTO, Mr. Huang Jin Bao, was elected to be the member of the first APEC Chinese Industry and Commerce Council.

About RepliCel Life Sciences
RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing cell therapies for aesthetic and orthopedic conditions affecting what the Company believes is approximately one in three people in industrialized nations, including aging/sun-damaged skin, pattern baldness, and chronic tendon degeneration. These conditions, often associated with aging, are caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal tissue healing and function. The Company’s product pipeline is comprised of RCT-01 for tendon repair, RCS-01 for skin rejuvenation, and RCH-01 for hair restoration. RCH-01 is currently being co-developed with, and under exclusive license by, Shiseido for certain Asian countries. All product candidates are based on RepliCel’s innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient’s healthy hair follicles. RepliCel has also developed a proprietary injection device, RCI-02, optimized for the administration of its products and licensable for use with other dermatology applications. Please visit www.replicel.com for additional information.

For more information, please contact:
Lee Buckler, CEO and President
604-248-8693
info@replicel.com

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This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events, including, but not limited to, statements regarding: (i) the completion of the Transaction with YOFOTO; (ii) the terms of the Transaction and the milestone, program funding and royalty payments to be made in connection with the Transaction; and (iii) the closing of the Transaction.

These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks which may cause actual results and the Company’s plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including: risks related to the Company and YOFOTO being able to negotiate and enter into the definitive agreements required for the Transaction, risks related to the Company obtaining the approval of the TSX-V and its shareholders, risks related to YOFOTO obtaining consent for the Transaction from the required parties and applicable regulatory authorities; risks that the Company’s products may not perform as, or have the benefits, expected; risks that the Company’s products may not be accepted and adopted by the public; the risk that the Company will not obtain CE mark clearance for its injector device; the risk that there will be delays enrolling clinical trial participants; the risk that the Company will receive negative results from the Company’s clinical trials; the effects of government regulation on the Company’s business; risks associated with the Company obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals for its various programs; risks associated with the Company’s ability to obtain and protect rights to its intellectual property; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company’s ability to raise additional capital; and other factors beyond the Company’s control. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity or performance. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and, except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of such factors and to assess in advance the impact of such factors on the Company’s business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Readers should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure outlined in the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Edgar at www.sec.gov and with the British Columbia Securities Commission on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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RepliCel presented and conducted one-on-one partnering meetings.

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Click here to read the full article as it appears in the Streetwise Reports: The Life Sciences Report (10/26/17)

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Due diligence and confidential discussions now moving into negotiations for products in both the tendon repair and aesthetics franchises

VANCOUVER, BC – September 13, 2017 – RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA:P6P2) (“RepliCel” or the “Company”), a company developing next-generation technologies in aesthetics and orthopedics, is pleased to announce that it anticipates maturing discussions will lead to one or more new partnership agreements in the near-term. The Company’s strategic focus on partnering has resulted in it being currently engaged in multiple negotiations with potential strategic partners.

“The release of our positive clinical data earlier this year and the recent unveiling of our next-generation dermal injector prototypes have aggressively bolstered partnership negotiations,” says RepliCel President and CEO, R. Lee Buckler. “We remain confident of our ability to execute one or more partnerships for the dermal injector on our way to it being CE-marked by mid-2018, and have also generated significant partnership interest in our biologic assets among strong regional players. We believe it is highly likely that one of these will culminate in a partnership transaction in the near-term.”

RepliCel’s partnership strategy is driven by an intent to identify and negotiate transactions with partners prepared to be investors and co-development partners for defined regional markets that will eventually provide access to their established commercial distribution channels.

In Asia, partnership discussions are focused on the Company’s dermatology and tendinopathy programs, as well as the Company’s next-generation dermal injector, which is expected to be European market-ready next year. The Company is working with a Canadian firm specializing in Canada-China transactions, to move multiple parties in China/Hong Kong through due diligence into term sheet discussions and negotiations.

In Japan, RepliCel is working with CJ Partners, the country’s leading business development experts in regenerative medicine, to explore potential partnerships for its dermatology and tendinopathy programs with potential Japanese industry partners. The Company’s fibroblast program (underlying RepliCel’s dermatology and tendinopathy programs) has already been the subject of the first stages of review by the Japanese Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA).

RepliCel is also engaged in a number of other partnership discussions, at various stages of due diligence, in other parts of the world, including the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. These discussions span the range of the Company’s product portfolio, including the co-development of RCH-01 for men and women with hair loss due to androgenetic alopecia outside of Asia (where it is already exclusively licensed to Shiseido Company).

The partnership discussions are primarily focused on regional licensing and co-development by commercialization partners with strong track records in their region, as well as proven market expertise in dermatology, aesthetics, or orthopedics. Each is expected to involve material investment (both upfront and upon milestones), as well as the commitment of expertise, capabilities, finances, and infrastructure to the co-development and eventual commercialization of the products under discussion.

About RepliCel Life Sciences
RepliCel is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing autologous cell therapies that address conditions caused by a deficit of healthy cells required for normal tissue healing and function. The Company’s product pipeline is comprised of three clinical-stage products: RCT-01 for tendon repair, RCS-01 for skin rejuvenation and RCH-01 for hair restoration. RCH-01 is under exclusive license by Shiseido Company for certain Asian countries. All product candidates are based on RepliCel’s innovative technology, utilizing cell populations isolated from a patient’s healthy hair follicles.

RepliCel is also developing a proprietary injection device (RCI-02) optimized for the administration of its products and licensable for use with other dermatology applications. Please visit http://replicel.com/ for additional information.

For more information, please contact:
Lee Buckler, CEO and President
604-248-8693
info@replicel.com

Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements in this news release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Forward looking statements in this news release include statements relating to: the status of the Company’s current partnership discussions; the expected results and timing of same, including that the Company anticipates entering into partnership agreements in the near-term; the benefits the Company may obtain from any partnership; the timing in which the Company’s dermal injector is expected to become market-ready; and that each partnership is expect to involve material investment and other components. Forward-looking statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks which may cause actual results and the Company’s plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including: the risk that the Company may be unable to agree on definitive partnerhsip agreement terms with any party; the risk that any proposed partnership will fail in the due diligence process; the risk that the Company will receive negative results from the Company’s clinical trials; the effects of government regulation on the business of the Company and any potential partners; risks associated with future approvals for clinical trials; risks associated with the Company obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals for its various programs in applicable jurisdictions; risks associated with the Company’s ability to obtain and protect rights to its intellectual property; risks and uncertainties related to potential litigation; risks and uncertainties associated with the Company’s ability to raise additional capital; and other factors beyond the Company’s control. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity or performance. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made and, except as required by applicable law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for management to predict all of such factors and to assess in advance the impact of such factors on the Company’s business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Readers should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure outlined in the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Edgar at www.sec.gov and with the British Columbia Securities Commission on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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Regenerative Medicine Company to Adopt ThawSTAR® Cell Thawing Systems to De-Risk Cell Therapy Clinical Trial

VANCOUVER, British Columbia & SAN RAFAEL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MedCision, LLC, the world leader in next-generation automated cell thawing for advanced therapies, and RepliCel Life Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSXV: RP) (FRA:P6P2) (“RepliCel”), a regenerative medicine company, today announced that RepliCel has joined MedCision’s ThawSTAR® Early Adopter Program, a novel program that helps companies and investigators de-risk thawing of cell therapies in early stage clinical trials through to commercialization and point-of-care. Each participant will receive a ThawSTAR® System on loan that is custom engineered for their unique cell therapy product.

Click here to view the full press release 

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To preview the interview with Tina Tan as it appears on Medtech.com, click here. (6/23/17)

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