Vancouver, British Columbia – (Newsfile Corp. – January 11, 2021) – iCo Therapeutics Inc. (TSXV: ICO) (OTCQB: ICOTF) (“iCo” or the “Company”) announces that it is filing an application with the TSX Venture Exchange to amend the exercise price of 66,200,000 previously granted warrants to purchase common stock (the “Warrants”) issued in a private placement of 25,000,000 units between January 31, 2019 and March 4 Completed in 2019 over multiple tranches (the “Spring 2019 Private Placement”) and pursuant to a private placement of 41,200,000 units that closed on August 16, 2019 (“Summer 2019 Private Placement”).

Subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, the company is changing the exercise price of the warrants from $ 0.075 to $ 0.065 per warrant. The warrants issued as part of the private placement in spring 2019 can be exercised between January 31, 2022 and March 4, 2022. The warrants issued as part of the private placement in summer 2019 can be exercised until August 16, 2022. To date, 3,190,000 warrants have been exercised.

“iCo pursued a number of strategic initiatives throughout 2020. We hope one or more of these will take effect in early 2021. By lowering the exercise price of the warrants, we believe that more warrants could be exercised and we are enabling the company to do so to capitalize on these opportunities, “said William Jarosz, iCo’s chief executive officer.

About iCo Therapeutics

iCo Therapeutics identifies existing assets under development for use in underserved eye and infectious diseases. Such assets may be of use in non-ophthalmic conditions outside of the company’s core business activities. In this case, the company will seek additional value through partnerships. iCo shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “ICO” and on the OTCQB under the symbol “ICOTF”.

For more information, please visit the company’s website at: www.icotherapeutics.com.

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Contact:

Investor Relations
Michael Liggett
iCo Therapeutics Inc.
1-604 800 9860

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