Ricerca Biosciences, LLC and The Bicoll Group enter significant collaboration agreement

Concord, OH, USA – Munich, Germany – Shanghai, P.R. China – December 6, 2006 – Ricerca Biosciences, LLC and the Bicoll Group today announced the signing of a collaboration agreement. The agreement builds on a long-term relationship between the two companies.
Ricerca and Bicoll will combine their strengths in MedChem Services to offer innovative solutions that
streamline drug discovery and development. With Ricerca’s network of business development
representatives throughout the United States, a close interaction to clients can be secured. Additionally, Ricerca will leverage Bicoll’s medicinal chemistry and natural product chemistry technology for drug
discovery to North American clients.