Advaxis Receives Preliminary Approval for Sale of Losses from State of NJ Economic Development Authority

Advaxis Receives Preliminary Approval for Sale of Losses from State of NJ Economic Development Authority

Advaxis, Inc.Diana Moore, 609-452-9814Director, Investor Relations & Business Development

., a leader in developing the next generation of immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases, announced that it has received preliminary approval for $796,913 from the sale of certain net operating loss carryovers from prior years through the Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program sponsored by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). The Company expects to receive approximately $725,200 after sales commission and other expenses in this non-dilutive funding.

The NJEDA is a state financing and development agency that works to strengthen New Jersey’s economy by retaining and growing businesses through financial assistance, by renewing communities, and by promoting the State’s strategic advantages to attract domestic and international business. To learn more about opportunities for business growth throughout New Jersey, visit the .

Advaxis is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing the next generation of immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases. Advaxis immunotherapies are based on a novel platform technology using live, attenuated bacteria that are bio-engineered to secrete antigen/adjuvant fusion protein(s) designed to redirect the powerful immune response all human beings have to the bacteriumto the cancer itself.

In April 2012, Advaxis’ lead construct, ADXS-HPV, was selected as the Best Therapeutic Vaccine (approved or in development) at the 5th Annual Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards by the vaccine industry and the journal Expert Reviews of Vaccines. The ViE awards, sponsored by Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, were created to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of companies and individuals in the vaccine industry over the previous 12 months. Additional information is available at the .

Advaxis’ lead construct, ADXS-HPV, is being evaluated in 4 ongoing clinical trials that are open to enrollment for HPV-associated diseases: CIN 2/3 (US study, Clinical Trials.gov Identifier NCT01116245), locally advanced cervical cancer (GOG/NCI US study, Clinical Trials.gov Identifier NCT01266460), recurrent/refractory cervical cancer (India), and head & neckcancer (CRUK study, Clinical Trials.gov Identifier NCT01598792). Over fifteen (15) distinct constructs are in various stages of development, developed directly by the Company and through strategic collaborations with recognized centers of excellence such as: the , , the , the , the , the , and others. For more information please visit: | |

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