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September 28, 2022 28 September, 2022

Sernova to Participate in the Roth Inaugural Healthcare Opportunities Conference

September 22, 2022 22 September, 2022

Sernova Announces Full Exercise of Share Purchase Warrants Expiring September 22, 2022

September 8, 2022 8 September, 2022

Sernova to Present at H.C. Wainwright Annual Global Investment Conference and LifeSci Partners HealthTech Symposium

September 7, 2022 7 September, 2022

Sernova Announces the Appointment of Daniel Mahony, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors

September 1, 2022 1 September, 2022

Sernova Receives Second Tranche Equity Investment from Evotec of $6.8 Million at a Price of $2.50 Per Share

August 30, 2022 30 August, 2022

Sernova to Participate in Live Investor Event Hosted by Leede Jones Gable, Inc.

June 15, 2022 15 June, 2022

Sernova to Participate in the Truist Securities Cell Therapy Symposium, Symposia-cel in June

June 6, 2022 6 June, 2022

Sernova Announces Positive Updated Phase 1/2 Clinical Data on Cell Pouch System™ at American Diabetes Association 82nd Scientific Sessions 2022

 
June 2, 2022 2 June, 2022

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Sernova Opens the Market Thursday, June 2, 2022

February 25, 2022 25 February, 2022

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Sernova Made the 2022 TSX Venture 50 List!

November 18, 2021 18 November, 2021

Canaccord Genuity Virtual MedTech, Diagnostics and Digital Health & Services Forum

September 30, 2021 30 September, 2021

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Dr. Tomei Conformal Coating Immunoprotection Webinar with Sernova

April 28, 2021 28 April, 2021

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Sernova KOL Event on Thyroid Disease with Dr. Sam Wiseman

June 29, 2020 29 June, 2020

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Watch our latest commercial!

June 18, 2020 18 June, 2020

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ADA Scientific Sesssions

December 4, 2019 4 December, 2019

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Whiteboard: Sernova's Cell Pouch for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)

April 23, 2019 23 April, 2019

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CTV London: Hope for diabetes cure

December 28, 2018 28 December, 2018

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New device from Ont. firm could revolutionize diabetes care

June 7, 2018 7 June, 2018

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - September 28, 2022 28 September, 2022

Sernova to Participate in the Roth Inaugural Healthcare Opportunities Conference


LONDON, Ontario – September 28, 2022 – Sernova Corp. (TSX:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE/XETRA:PSH), a clinical-stage company and leader in regenerative cell therapeutics, today announced it will be presenting at the upcoming Roth Inaugural Healthcare Opportunities Conference being held in-person in New York, NY on October 6, 2022. Company management will also be participating in one-on-one investor meetings at the conference.

Roth Inaugural Healthcare Opportunities Conference Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022 Presenter: Dr. Philip Toleikis, President & CEO, Sernova Corp Location: The Yale Club, New York, NY

Please contact your Roth representative to schedule one-on-one meetings with the management team during the conference.

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP. AND THE CELL POUCH SYSTEM PLATFORM FOR CELL THERAPY

Sernova Corp. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is developing regenerative cell therapeutic technologies for chronic diseases, including insulin-dependent diabetes, thyroid disease, and blood disorders including hemophilia A. Sernova is currently focused on developing a ‘functional cure’ for insulin-dependent diabetes with its lead asset, the Cell Pouch System, a novel implantable and scalable medical device with immune protected therapeutic cells. On implantation, The Cell Pouch™ forms a natural vascularized tissue environment in the body for long-term survival and function of therapeutic cells that release necessary proteins or factors missing from the body to treat chronic diseases. Sernova’s Cell Pouch System has already shown it can potentially provide a ‘functional cure’ to people with type 1 diabetes in an ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical study at the University of Chicago. Sernova is also advancing a proprietary technology in collaboration with the University of Miami to cloak the therapeutic cells from the immune system attack with the goal to eliminate the need for chronic immunosuppressives. In May 2022, Sernova and Evotec entered into a global strategic partnership to develop an implantable off-the-shelf iPSC-based (induced pluripotent stem cells) beta cell replacement therapy. This partnership provides Sernova a potentially unlimited supply of insulin-producing cells to treat millions of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 and type 2). Sernova is also in development of two additional programs that utilize its Cell Pouch System – an implantable cell therapy for benign thyroid disease resulting from thyroid gland removal and an ex-vivo lentiviral Factor VIII gene therapy for hemophilia A.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Corporate: Christopher Barnes VP, Investor Relations Sernova Corp. christopher.barnes@sernova.com Tel: 519-902-7923 www.sernova.com

Investors:

Corey Davis, Ph.D. LifeSci Advisors, LLC cdavis@lifesciadvisors.com Tel: 212-915-2577 Media:

Elizabeth Miller, M.D. LifeSci Communications emiller@lifescicomms.com Tel: 646-791-9705

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This release contains statements that, to the extent they are not recitations of historical facts, may constitute “forward-looking statements” that involve various risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, including, without limitation, statements regarding the prospects, plans, and objectives of the company. Wherever possible, but not always, words such as "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential for" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur are used to identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management’s beliefs with respect to future events and are based on information currently available to management on the date such statements were made. Many factors could cause Sernova’s actual results, performances or achievements to not be as anticipated, estimated or intended or to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Such factors could include, but are not limited to, the company’s ability to secure additional financing and licensing arrangements on reasonable terms, or at all; ability to conduct all required preclinical and clinical studies for the company’s Cell Pouch System and/or related technologies, including the timing and results of those trials; ability to obtain all necessary regulatory approvals, or on a timely basis; ability to in-license additional complementary technologies; ability to execute its business strategy and successfully compete in the market; and the inherent risks associated with the development of biotechnology combination products generally. Many of the factors are beyond our control, including those caused by, related to, or impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Investors should consult the company’s quarterly and annual filings available on www.sedar.com for additional information on risks and uncertainties relating to the forward-looking statements. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - September 22, 2022 22 September, 2022

Sernova Announces Full Exercise of Share Purchase Warrants Expiring September 22, 2022


Additional $3.5M of capital raised from exercise of expiring warrants

LONDON, Ontario – September 22, 2022 – Sernova Corp. (TSX:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE / XETRA:PSH), a clinical-stage company and leader in regenerative cell therapeutics, today announced that all remaining share purchase warrants related to the 2020 private placement, expiring on September 22, 2022, have been exercised with additional proceeds of $3.5M received since the Company’s last update on September 1, 2022.

Capital raised through the exercise of these warrants will be directed to continued development of the Cell Pouch SystemTM and its application to ‘functional cures’ for diabetes, hypothyroidism and hemophilia A, as well as for general working capital purposes.

“We believe the full exercise of all share purchase warrants with multiple expiry dates over the last two months is a strong indication of shareholders’ belief and confidence in Sernova’s fundamentals and the future potential of our Cell Pouch System,” commented Dr. Philip Toleikis, President and CEO of Sernova Corp. “Sernova is now in the strongest cash position it has ever been in.”

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP. AND THE CELL POUCH SYSTEM™ PLATFORM FOR CELL THERAPY Sernova Corp. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is developing regenerative cell therapeutic technologies for chronic diseases, including insulin-dependent diabetes, thyroid disease, and blood disorders including hemophilia A. Sernova is currently focused on developing a ‘functional cure’ for insulin-dependent diabetes with its lead asset, the Cell Pouch System, a novel implantable and scalable medical device with immune protected therapeutic cells. On implantation, The Cell Pouch™ forms a natural vascularized tissue environment in the body for long-term survival and function of therapeutic cells that release necessary proteins or factors missing from the body to treat chronic diseases. Sernova’s Cell Pouch System has already shown it can potentially provide a ‘functional cure’ to people with type 1 diabetes in an ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical study at the University of Chicago. Sernova is also advancing a proprietary technology in collaboration with the University of Miami to cloak the therapeutic cells from the immune system attack with the goal to eliminate the need for chronic immunosuppressives. In May 2022, Sernova and Evotec entered into a global strategic partnership to develop an implantable off-the-shelf iPSC-based (induced pluripotent stem cells) beta cell replacement therapy. This partnership provides Sernova a potentially unlimited supply of insulin-producing cells to treat millions of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 and type 2). Sernova is also in development of two additional programs that utilize its Cell Pouch System – an implantable cell therapy for benign thyroid disease resulting from thyroid gland removal and an ex-vivo lentiviral Factor VIII gene therapy for hemophilia A.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Corporate: Christopher Barnes VP, Investor Relations Sernova Corp. christopher.barnes@sernova.com 519-902-7923 www.sernova.com

Investors: Corey Davis, Ph.D. LifeSci Advisors, LLC cdavis@lifesciadvisors.com 212-915-2577

Media: Elizabeth Miller, M.D. LifeSci Communications emiller@lifescicomms.com 646-791-9705

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION This release contains statements that, to the extent they are not recitations of historical facts, may constitute “forward-looking statements” that involve various risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, including, without limitation, statements regarding the prospects, plans, and objectives of the company. Wherever possible, but not always, words such as "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential for" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur are used to identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management’s beliefs with respect to future events and are based on information currently available to management on the date such statements were made. Many factors could cause Sernova’s actual results, performances or achievements to not be as anticipated, estimated or intended or to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Such factors could include, but are not limited to, the company’s ability to secure additional financing and licensing arrangements on reasonable terms, or at all; ability to conduct all required preclinical and clinical studies for the company’s Cell Pouch System and/or related technologies, including the timing and results of those trials; ability to obtain all necessary regulatory approvals, or on a timely basis; ability to in-license additional complementary technologies; ability to execute its business strategy and successfully compete in the market; and the inherent risks associated with the development of biotechnology combination products generally. Many of the factors are beyond our control, including those caused by, related to, or impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Investors should consult the company’s quarterly and annual filings available on www.sedar.com for additional information on risks and uncertainties relating to the forward-looking statements. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - September 08, 2022 8 September, 2022

Sernova to Present at H.C. Wainwright Annual Global Investment Conference and LifeSci Partners HealthTech Symposium


LONDON, Ontario – September 8, 2022 – Sernova Corp. (TSX:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE/XETRA:PSH), a clinical-stage company and leader in regenerative medicine cell therapeutics, today announced it will be presenting at the upcoming H.C. Wainwright 24th Annual Global Investment Conference being held in New York, NY from September 12-14, 2022, as well as the LifeSci Partners HealthTech Symposium being held September 20-21, 2022. Company management will also be engaging in 1x1 meetings at the H.C. Wainwright conference.

H.C. Wainwright 24th Annual Global Investment Conference – September 12-14, 2022 Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Time: 9:00 – 9:30 AM ET Location: Lotte New York Palace Presenter: Dr. Philip Toleikis, President & CEO, Sernova Corp Webcast: https://journey.ct.events/view/0510fdaf-5167-4406-a0fe-d487089da046

Conference Website https://hcwevents.com/annualconference/

*a replay of the presentation will be available for 90 days

LifeSci Partners HealthTech Symposium – September 20-21, 2022 Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Time: 8:00 – 8:25 AM ET Presenter: Dr. Philip Toleikis, President & CEO, Sernova Corp Format: Virtual Webcast: https://wsw.com/webcast/lifesci6/register.aspx? conf=lifesci6&page=sva&url=https://wsw.com/webcast/lifesci6/sva/1973682

Conference Website https://www.meetmax.com/sched/event_87317/conference_home.html

*a replay of the presentation will be available for 90 days Details of the events can also be found on the events page of the Sernova website at https://www.sernova.com/investor/?disclaimer=1#Events. If interested in arranging a 1x1 meeting request at the H.C. Wainwright conference, please contact the conference organizers.

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP. AND THE CELL POUCH SYSTEM PLATFORM FOR CELL THERAPY Sernova Corp. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies for chronic diseases, including diabetes, thyroid disease, and blood disorders including hemophilia A. Sernova is currently focused on developing a ‘functional cure’ for diabetes with its regenerative cell therapy platform technologies, including its proprietary Cell Pouch™. On implantation, the Cell Pouch forms a natural vascularized tissue environment in the body for long-term survival and function of therapeutic cells that release necessary proteins or factors missing from the body to treat chronic diseases. Sernova’s Cell Pouch System has already shown it can potentially provide a ‘functional cure’ to people with type 1 diabetes in an ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical study at the University of Chicago. Sernova is also advancing its proprietary conformal coating technology in collaboration with the University of Miami to cloak the therapeutic cells from the immune system attack with the goal to eliminate the need for chronic immunosuppressives. In May 2022, Sernova and Evotec entered into a global strategic collaboration to develop an implantable off-the-shelf iPSC- based (induced pluripotent stem cells) beta cell replacement therapy. This collaboration potentially provides Sernova an unlimited supply of insulin-producing cells to treat millions of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 and type 2). Sernova is also gearing up to be in the clinic in two additional programs that utilize its Cell Pouch System – an implantable cell therapy for benign thyroid disease resulting from thyroid gland removal and an ex-vivo lentiviral factor VIII gene therapy for hemophilia A.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Corporate: Christopher Barnes VP, Investor Relations Sernova Corp. christopher.barnes@sernova.com 519-902-7923 www.sernova.com

Investors: Corey Davis, Ph.D. LifeSci Advisors, LLC cdavis@lifesciadvisors.com 212-915-2577

Media: Elizabeth Miller, M.D. LifeSci Communications emiller@lifescicomms.com 646-791-9705

FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This release contains statements that, to the extent they are not recitations of historical facts, may constitute “forward-looking statements” that involve various risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, including, without limitation, statements regarding the prospects, plans, and objectives of the company. Wherever possible, but not always, words such as "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential for" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur are used to identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management’s beliefs with respect to future events and are based on information currently available to management on the date such statements were made. Many factors could cause Sernova’s actual results, performances or achievements to not be as anticipated, estimated or intended or to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Such factors could include, but are not limited to, the company’s ability to secure additional financing and licensing arrangements on reasonable terms, or at all; ability to conduct all required preclinical and clinical studies for the company’s Cell Pouch System and/or related technologies, including the timing and results of those trials; ability to obtain all necessary regulatory approvals, or on a timely basis; ability to in-license additional complementary technologies; ability to execute its business strategy and successfully compete in the market; and the inherent risks associated with the development of biotechnology combination products generally. Many of the factors are beyond our control, including those caused by, related to, or impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Investors should consult the company’s quarterly and annual filings available on www.sedar.com for additional information on risks and uncertainties relating to the forward-looking statements. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - September 07, 2022 7 September, 2022

Sernova Announces the Appointment of Daniel Mahony, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors


- Successful biopharma entrepreneur with 25 years of experience growing leading healthcare firms -

LONDON, Ontario – September 7, 2022 – Sernova Corp. (TSX:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE/XETRA:PSH), a clinical-stage company and leader in regenerative medicine cell therapeutics, today announced the appointment of Daniel Mahony, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors, effective September 30th, 2022. Dr. Mahony is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Evotec and is also responsible for managing Evotec’s equity investment portfolio.

Dr. Mahony brings over 25 years of global healthcare investment, management and research experience covering biotechnology, medical technology, and healthcare service sectors. Prior to joining Evotec, he served as the Co-head of Healthcare at Polar Capital where he launched the firm’s healthcare investment business in 2007 and grew it to over $4 billion of assets under management. Prior to Polar Capital, he was head of European healthcare research at Morgan Stanley, an analyst at ING Barings Furman Selz in New York, and a postdoctoral research scientist at DNAX Research Institute in California.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Mahony to Sernova’s Board of Directors,” said Frank Holler, Executive Chair of Sernova. “Dan has a unique background, starting as a research scientist, then moving into healthcare research and capital markets and finally into the pharmaceutical industry. This background gives him deep insights into the healthcare business and capital markets which will be very valuable for Sernova.”

Dr. Mahony stated, “Sernova is uniquely well positioned with its Cell Pouch System to become a leading player in regenerative medicine. I am thrilled to be joining its Board of Directors and look forward to working with the other directors and the management team to advance potential ‘functional cures’ for some of the most challenging chronic diseases.”

Dr. Mahony holds multiple industry leadership positions. He currently chairs the board of the BioIndustry Association (BIA), the industry trade association for UK life sciences, and holds non-executive directorships at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Trellus Health, Celmatix, Keepabl, and Apian. Dr. Mahony also acts as a mentor for the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Training Programme, which supports junior doctors and healthcare professionals in developing entrepreneurial aspirations during their clinical training. Dr. Mahony was awarded a first-class, honours degree in biochemistry from Oxford University and received his doctorate degree from Cambridge University. Dr. Mahony will replace Dr. Dohrmann as Evotec’s representative on the Sernova board.

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP. AND THE CELL POUCH SYSTEM PLATFORM FOR CELL THERAPY Sernova Corp. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies for chronic diseases, including diabetes, thyroid disease, and blood disorders including hemophilia A. Sernova is currently focused on developing a ‘functional cure’ for diabetes with its regenerative cell therapy platform technologies, including its proprietary Cell Pouch™. On implantation, the Cell Pouch forms a natural vascularized tissue environment in the body for long-term survival and function of therapeutic cells that release necessary proteins or factors missing from the body to treat chronic diseases. Sernova’s Cell Pouch System has already shown it can potentially provide a ‘functional cure’ to people with type 1 diabetes in an ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical study at the University of Chicago. Sernova is also advancing its proprietary conformal coating technology in collaboration with the University of Miami to cloak the therapeutic cells from the immune system attack with the goal to eliminate the need for chronic immunosuppressives. In May 2022, Sernova and Evotec entered into a global strategic collaboration to develop an implantable off-the-shelf iPSC- based (induced pluripotent stem cells) beta cell replacement therapy. This collaboration potentially provides Sernova an unlimited supply of insulin-producing cells to treat millions of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 and type 2). Sernova is also gearing up to be in the clinic in two additional programs that utilize its Cell Pouch System – an implantable cell therapy for benign thyroid disease resulting from thyroid gland removal and an ex-vivo lentiviral factor VIII gene therapy for hemophilia A.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Corporate: Christopher Barnes VP, Investor Relations Sernova Corp. christopher.barnes@sernova.com Tel: 519-902-7923 www.sernova.com

Investors: Corey Davis, Ph.D. LifeSci Advisors, LLC cdavis@lifesciadvisors.com Tel: 212-915-2577

Media: Elizabeth Miller, M.D. LifeSci Communications emiller@lifescicomms.com Tel: 646-791-9705

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - September 01, 2022 1 September, 2022

Sernova Receives Second Tranche Equity Investment from Evotec of $6.8 Million at a Price of $2.50 Per Share


LONDON, Ontario – September 1, 2022 – Sernova Corp. (TSX:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE/ XETRA:PSH), a clinical-stage company and leader in regenerative medicine cell therapeutics, today announced that it has completed the second and final tranche of its previously announced private placement with Evotec SE (FSE:EVT) (NASDAQ: EVO) of 2,709,800 common shares of the Company (“Common Shares”) at a price of $2.50 per share for total proceeds of $6,774,500. Upon completion of the second tranche, Evotec’s strategic investment in Sernova totals $27,098,000.

“Evotec’s investment at $2.50 per share, significantly more than double yesterday’s closing price, reflects the value our strategic partner places on Sernova relative to the current trading price on the TSX,” commented Dr. Philip Toleikis, President and CEO of Sernova Corp. “The dedication and synergy of our mutual teams to advance the iPSC diabetes program expeditiously has been impressive. We remain confident that our combined product strategy could dramatically impact the day to day lives of millions of people and their families worldwide with diabetes. With $50 million on our balance sheet, including Evotec’s additional investment and recent significant exercises of outstanding warrants, Sernova is well positioned to expedite the advancement of our iPSC diabetes stem cell initiative with Evotec and other regenerative cell therapy programs which we envision having a significant valuation impact.”

Sernova will use the net proceeds from the Common Shares for general working capital purposes and to continue pursuing ‘functional cures’ for diabetes, hypothyroidism and hemophilia A. The Common Shares are subject to a statutory four month hold period.

Warrants Update

In addition to the Evotec private placement share issuances, 14,814,535 common shares have been issued for the exercise of warrants for proceeds totaling $4,493,587 since the end of the Company’s last filed fiscal quarter (April 30, 2022). All warrants with expiry dates of August 16, August 30, and September 9, 2022 have been fully exercised by the warrant holders. Of the warrants previously issued expiring September 22, 2022, to date a total of 2,382,954 have been exercised by the warrant holders. If the remaining outstanding warrants are fully exercised by September 22, 2022, additional proceeds of approximately $3.5 million will be received and further bolster the Company’s cash reserves.   ABOUT SERNOVA CORP. AND THE CELL POUCH SYSTEM™ PLATFORM FOR CELL THERAPY Sernova Corp. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies for chronic diseases, including diabetes, thyroid disease, and blood disorders including hemophilia A. Sernova is currently focused on developing a ‘functional cure’ for diabetes with its regenerative cell therapy platform technologies, including its proprietary Cell Pouch™. On implantation, the Cell Pouch forms a natural vascularized tissue environment in the body for long-term survival and function of therapeutic cells that release necessary proteins or factors missing from the body to treat chronic diseases. Sernova’s Cell Pouch System has already shown it can potentially provide a ‘functional cure’ to people with type 1 diabetes in an ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical study at the University of Chicago. Sernova is also advancing its proprietary conformal coating technology in collaboration with the University of Miami to cloak the therapeutic cells from the immune system attack with the goal to eliminate the need for chronic immunosuppressives. In May 2022, Sernova and Evotec entered into a global strategic collaboration to develop an implantable off-the-shelf iPSC- based (induced pluripotent stem cells) beta cell replacement therapy. This collaboration potentially provides Sernova an unlimited supply of insulin-producing cells to treat millions of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 and type 2). Sernova is also gearing up to be in the clinic in two additional programs that utilize its Cell Pouch System – an implantable cell therapy for benign thyroid disease resulting from thyroid gland removal and an ex-vivo lentiviral factor VIII gene therapy for hemophilia A.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Corporate: Christopher Barnes VP, Investor Relations Sernova Corp. christopher.barnes@sernova.com 519-902-7923 www.sernova.com

Investors: Corey Davis, Ph.D. LifeSci Advisors, LLC cdavis@lifesciadvisors.com 212-915-2577

Media: Elizabeth Miller, M.D. LifeSci Communications emiller@lifescicomms.com 646-791-9705



FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

This release contains statements that, to the extent they are not recitations of historical facts, may constitute “forward-looking statements” that involve various risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, including, without limitation, statements regarding the prospects, plans, and objectives of the company. Wherever possible, but not always, words such as "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential for" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur are used to identify forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management’s beliefs with respect to future events and are based on information currently available to management on the date such statements were made. Many factors could cause Sernova’s actual results, performances or achievements to not be as anticipated, estimated or intended or to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Such factors could include, but are not limited to, the company’s ability to secure additional financing and licensing arrangements on reasonable terms, or at all; ability to conduct all required preclinical and clinical studies for the company’s Cell Pouch System and/or related technologies, including the timing and results of those trials; ability to obtain all necessary regulatory approvals, or on a timely basis; ability to in-license additional complementary technologies; ability to execute its business strategy and successfully compete in the market; and the inherent risks associated with the development of biotechnology combination products generally. Many of the factors are beyond our control, including those caused by, related to, or impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Investors should consult the company’s quarterly and annual filings available on www.sedar.com for additional information on risks and uncertainties relating to the forward-looking statements. Sernova expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - August 30, 2022 30 August, 2022

Sernova to Participate in Live Investor Event Hosted by Leede Jones Gable, Inc.


- Virtual webcast to be held Thursday September 08, 2022 at 1:00 PM ET -

LONDON, Ontario – August 30, 2022 – Sernova Corp. (TSX:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE/XETRA:PSH), a clinical- stage company and leader in regenerative medicine cell therapeutics, today announced that Dr. Philip Toleikis, President & CEO of Sernova Corp, will participate in a fireside chat discussion moderated by Dr. Douglas Loe, Analyst - Healthcare & Biotechnology & Managing Director at Leede Jones Gable, Inc. Following the discussion, investors will have the opportunity to submit questions for Sernova management during the live webcast by registering for the event as described in the links below.

Date: Thursday September 08, 2022

Time: 1:00 PM ET

Registration Link: https://lifesci.rampard.com/WebcastingAppv5/Events/eventsDispatcher.jsp?Y2lk=MjAyNg==

Further details are available on the Sernova website at: https://www.sernova.com/investor/?disclaimer=1#Events

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP. AND THE CELL POUCH SYSTEM PLATFORM FOR CELL THERAPY

Sernova Corp. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies for chronic diseases, including insulin-dependent diabetes, thyroid disease, and blood disorders including hemophilia A. Sernova is currently focused on developing a ‘functional cure’ for insulin-dependent diabetes with its lead asset, the Cell-Pouch System, a novel implantable and scalable medical device with immune protected therapeutic cells. On implantation, the Cell Pouch forms a natural vascularized tissue environment in the body for long-term survival and function of therapeutic cells that release necessary proteins or factors missing from the body to treat chronic diseases. Sernova’s Cell Pouch System has already shown it can potentially provide a ‘functional cure’ to people with type 1 diabetes in an ongoing Phase I/II clinical study at the University of Chicago. Sernova is also advancing a proprietary technology in collaboration with the University of Miami to cloak the therapeutic cells from immune system attack with the goal to eliminate the need for chronic immunosuppressives. In May 2022, Sernova and Evotec entered into a global strategic partnership to develop an implantable off-the-shelf iPSC-based (induced pluripotent stem cells) beta cell replacement therapy. This partnership provides Sernova an unlimited supply of insulin-producing cells to treat millions of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 and type 2). Sernova is also gearing up to be in the clinic in two additional programs that utilize its Cell Pouch System – an implantable cell therapy for benign thyroid disease resulting from thyroid gland removal and an ex-vivo lentiviral factor 8 gene therapy for hemophilia A.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Corporate: Christopher Barnes VP, Investor Relations Sernova Corp. christopher.barnes@sernova.com Tel: 519-902-7923 www.sernova.com

Investors: Corey Davis, Ph.D. LifeSci Advisors, LLC cdavis@lifesciadvisors.com Tel: 212-915-2577

Media: Elizabeth Miller, M.D. LifeSci Communications emiller@lifescicomms.com Tel: 646-791-9705

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - June 15, 2022 15 June, 2022

Sernova to Participate in the Truist Securities Cell Therapy Symposium, Symposia-cel in June


LONDON, Ontario – June 15, 2022 – Sernova Corp. (TSX:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE/XETRA:PSH), a clinical- stage company and leader in regenerative medicine cell therapeutics, today announced that Dr. Philip Toleikis, President & CEO of Sernova Corp., will be participating in the Truist Securities Cell Therapy Symposium, Symposia-cel being held in person at the Lotte New York Palace on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Company management will also be participating in 1x1 meetings during the event.

Truist Securities Cell Therapy Symposium, Symposia-cel – June 28, 2022 Panel Title: Cell Therapy for Non-Oncology Indications Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Time: 2:00-3:00 PM ET Presenter: Dr. Philip Toleikis, President & CEO, Sernova Corp Location: Lotte New York Palace* * Further details available on the Truist event website

If you are interested in arranging a 1x1 meeting request, please contact your Truist representative.

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP. AND THE CELL POUCH SYSTEM™ PLATFORM FOR CELL THERAPY

Sernova Corp. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies for chronic diseases, including insulin-dependent diabetes, thyroid disease, and blood disorders including hemophilia A. Sernova is currently focused on developing a ‘functional cure’ for insulin-dependent diabetes with its lead asset, the Cell-Pouch System, a novel implantable and scalable medical device with immune protected therapeutic cells. The Cell Pouch on implantation forms a natural vascularized tissue environment in the body for long-term survival and function of therapeutic cells that release necessary proteins or factors missing from the body to treat chronic diseases. Sernova’s Cell Pouch System has already shown it can potentially provide a ‘functional cure’ to people with type 1 diabetes in an ongoing Phase I/II clinical study at the University of Chicago. Sernova is also advancing a proprietary technology in collaboration with the University of Miami to cloak the therapeutic cells from the immune system attack with the goal to eliminate the need for chronic immunosuppressives. In May 2022, Sernova and Evotec entered into a global strategic partnership to develop an implantable off-the-shelf iPSC-based (induced pluripotent stem cells) beta cell replacement therapy. This partnership provides Sernova an unlimited supply of insulin-producing cells to treat millions of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 and type 2). Sernova is also gearing up to be in the clinic in two additional programs that utilize its Cell Pouch System – an implantable cell therapy for benign thyroid disease resulting from thyroid gland removal and an ex-vivo lentiviral factor 8 gene therapy for hemophilia A.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Corporate: Christopher Barnes VP, Investor Relations Sernova Corp. christopher.barnes@sernova.com 519-902-7923 www.sernova.com

Investors: Corey Davis, Ph.D. LifeSci Advisors, LLC cdavis@lifesciadvisors.com 212-915-2577

Media: Elizabeth Miller, M.D. LifeSci Communications emiller@lifescicomms.com

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Press Release Communiqué de presse - June 06, 2022 6 June, 2022

Sernova Announces Positive Updated Phase 1/2 Clinical Data on Cell Pouch System™ at American Diabetes Association 82nd Scientific Sessions 2022


• Researchers from the Dr. Piotr Witkowski Laboratory at the University of Chicago presented updated data on six patients with type 1 diabetes and hypoglycemia unawareness • The first three patients have been insulin independent for over 2 years, 6 months, and 3 months, respectively • Those first three patients with islets transplanted into the Cell Pouch™ subsequently presented positive serum C-peptide values confirming active insulin production by the Cell Pouch islet grafts • The Cell Pouch was well tolerated with implant durations exceeding 35 months

LONDON, Ontario – June 6, 2022 – Sernova Corp. (TSX:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE/XETRA:PSH), a clinical- stage company and leader in regenerative medicine cell therapeutics, today announced the presentation of clinical data from its Phase 1/2 clinical trial supporting the potential of its proprietary Cell Pouch System to provide a ‘functional cure’ for insulin-dependent diabetes. The updated data from the ongoing study being conducted by Piotr Witkowski, M.D., Ph.D. at the University of Chicago, were presented as an oral podium presentation at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 82nd Scientific Sessions, held from June 3-7, 2022, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

The presented data, from the Dr. Piotr Witkowski Laboratory at the University of Chicago, reviewed the six patients who lived with long-standing insulin-dependent type 1 diabetes (T1D) and hypoglycemia unawareness prior to study treatment who underwent both Cell Pouch implantation and islet transplantation. Graft function was measured by blood glucose, patient insulin usage, and C-peptide, a widely used measure of islet function. The first three patients achieved complete and sustained insulin independence. Three additional patients on study did not maintain optimal immunosuppression, which has now been resolved enabling those patients to receive further protocol-defined islet transplants.

Key findings from interim clinical update: • Surgical implantation of the Cell Pouch was found to be generally well tolerated with a favorable safety profile • All patients who had favorable immunosuppression achieved complete insulin independence o The first three transplanted patients presented positive serum C-peptide values confirming active insulin production after islet transplantation into the Sernova Cell Pouch o Supplemental marginal dose islet transplantation via the portal vein was sufficient to allow those three patients to achieve and maintain insulin independence for over 2 years, 6 months, and 3 months, respectively o Insulin independent patients have HbA1c in the normal range: 5.0, 5.2, and 5.2%, respectively

• Dr. Witkowski further optimized outcomes in the ongoing clinical trial: o Replacing patients’ own plasma with serum as the islet suspension medium o Decreasing the concentration of islet suspensions transplanted to Cell Pouch resulted in greater stimulated C-peptide o The Cell Pouch implantation procedure was optimized with two shorter incisions to minimize infection risk and enhance healing o Implementing a higher capacity Cell Pouch System, that has been developed by Sernova, will provide approximately 50% more volume to accommodate more islets at the optimal concentration for use in future implantation procedures

“Despite some advances in the diabetes space, insulin-dependent diabetes patients continue to require numerous injections daily, and for those with hypoglycemia unawareness, it can be increasingly life threatening. We are committed to developing a ‘functional cure’ to potentially free patients from the life-limiting burdens of this disease,” said Dr. Philip Toleikis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sernova. “We are encouraged by the data demonstrating our Cell Pouch System has been well tolerated and multiple patients remain insulin independent. We remain on track to further dose the three aforementioned subjects and to implement the higher capacity Cell Pouch System in the next implanted patients.”

The incidence of T1D in the U.S. (in ages 0 to 64 years) is estimated to be 64,000 cases annually, with a predicted prevalence of 5 million people by 2050 (1,2). The annual direct cost of healthcare expenditures and lost income from T1D has been estimated as $16 billion (3). Sernova’s Cell Pouch System is designed to address this vastly expanding need by providing a ‘functional cure’ for the millions of people afflicted by insulin-dependent diabetes worldwide. Sernova is also addressing the life-threatening complication of hypoglycemia unawareness (HU) in patients with T1D. HU is a person’s inability to recognize the symptoms of low blood sugar before it becomes severe enough to be incapacitating or even fatal. About 1 in 5 people with T1D report experiencing hypoglycemia unawareness (4).

Dr. Piotr Witkowski, Director of Pancreatic Islet Transplantation Program at University of Chicago and study Principal Investigator added, “The data coming out of the Cell Pouch and islet transplantation trial show incredible promise for insulin-dependent diabetes patients. I am excited about the potential impact on the field and look forward to seeing continued progression of the data from this trial.”

Sernova recently entered into a global strategic partnership with Evotec A.G., a Nasdaq listed biotechnology company, to develop an implantable off-the-shelf induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) -based beta cell replacement therapy, which will provide Sernova with an unlimited supply of insulin-producing cells, circumventing any potential future islet supply issues. Sernova is also working to eliminate the need for chronic immunosuppression with cell transplants by incorporating technology developed by Dr. Alice Tomei’s laboratory at the University of Miami, to protect cells from immune system recognition.

For more information on the ongoing clinical study, go to clinicaltrials.gov (NCT03513939).

1. Rogers MAM, Kim C, Banerjee T, Lee JM. Fluctuations in the incidence of type 1 diabetes in the United States from 2001 to 2015: a longitudinal study. BMC Med. 2017;15(1):199. Published 2017 Nov 8. doi:10.1186/s12916-017-0958-6

2. Dabelea D, Mayer-Davis EJ, Saydah S, et al. Prevalence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents from 2001 to 2009. JAMA. 2014;311(17):1778-1786. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.3201

3. American Diabetes Association. Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2017. Diabetes Care. 2018;41(5):917-928. doi:10.2337/dci18-0007

4. Reno CM, Litvin M, Clark AL, Fisher SJ. Defective counterregulation and hypoglycemia unawareness in diabetes: mechanisms and emerging treatments. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2013;42(1):15-38. doi:10.1016/j.ecl.2012.11.005

ABOUT SERNOVA CORP. AND THE CELL POUCH SYSTEM PLATFORM FOR CELL THERAPY

Sernova Corp is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is developing regenerative medicine therapeutic technologies for chronic diseases, including insulin-dependent diabetes, thyroid disease, and blood disorders like hemophilia A. Sernova is currently focused on finding a ‘functional cure’ for insulin-dependent diabetes with its lead asset, the Cell-Pouch SystemTM, a novel implantable and scalable medical device which forms a natural environment in the body for long-term survival and function of therapeutic cells that release necessary proteins or factors missing from the body to treat chronic diseases. Sernova’s Cell Pouch System has already shown it can potentially provide a ‘functional cure’ to people with type 1 diabetes in an ongoing Phase I/II study at the University of Chicago. Sernova is also working on technology with the University of Miami to cloak the implant from the immune system, to eliminate the need for immunosuppressives to protect the cells from immune system attack. In May 2022, Sernova and Evotec entered into a global strategic partnership to develop an implantable off-the-shelf iPSC-based (induced pluripotent stem cells) beta cell replacement therapy. This partnership provides Sernova an unlimited supply of insulin-producing cells to treat millions of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 and type 2). Sernova is also gearing up to be in the clinic in two programs that utilize its Cell Pouch System – an implantable cell therapy for benign thyroid disease resulting from thyroid gland removal and an ex-vivo lentiviral factor 8 gene therapy for hemophilia A.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Corporate: Christopher Barnes VP, Investor Relations Sernova Corp. christopher.barnes@sernova.com Tel: 519-902-7923 www.sernova.com

Investors: Corey Davis, Ph.D. LifeSci Advisors, LLC cdavis@lifesciadvisors.com Tel: 212-915-2577

Media: Elizabeth Miller, M.D. LifeSci Communications emiller@lifescicomms.com

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