SOURCE: Crucell N.V.

October 27, 2009 07:07 ET

Crucell to Release Q3 2009 Results on Tuesday November 3, 2009

LEIDEN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - October 27, 2009) - Dutch biopharmaceutical company Crucell N.V. (Euronext, Nasdaq: CRXL) (SWISS: CRX) today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter 2009 on Tuesday November 3, 2009 at 07:45 Central European Time (CET).

At 14:00 Central European Time (CET), Crucell's management will conduct a conference call, which will also be webcast. To participate in the conference call, please call one of the following telephone numbers 15 minutes prior to the event:

                    +44 203 003 2666 for the UK;
                   +1 646 843 4608 for the US; and
                 +3120 794 8426 for the Netherlands

Following a presentation of the results, the lines will be opened for a question and answer session.

The live audio webcast can be accessed via the homepage of Crucell's website at www.crucell.com and will be archived and available for replay following the event.


About Crucell

Crucell N.V. (Euronext, NASDAQ: CRXL) (SWISS: CRX) is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on research development, production and marketing of vaccines, proteins and antibodies that prevent and/or treat infectious diseases. Its vaccines are sold in public and private markets worldwide. Crucell's core portfolio includes a vaccine against hepatitis B, a fully-liquid vaccine against five important childhood diseases and a virosome-adjuvanted vaccine against influenza. Crucell also markets travel vaccines, such as the only oral anti-typhoid vaccine, an oral cholera vaccine and the only aluminum-free hepatitis A vaccine on the market. The Company has a broad development pipeline, with several product candidates based on its unique PER.C6® production technology. The Company licenses its PER.C6® technology and other technologies to the biopharmaceutical industry. Important partners and licensees include DSM Biologics, Sanofi-aventis, Novartis, Wyeth, GSK, CSL and Merck & Co. Crucell is headquartered in Leiden, the Netherlands, with subsidiaries in Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Korea and the USA. The Company employs over 1000 people. For more information, please visit www.crucell.com.

Forward-looking statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve inherent risks and uncertainties. We have identified certain important factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in such forward-looking statements. For information relating to these factors please refer to our Form 20-F, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 22, 2009, in the section entitled 'Risk Factors'. The Company prepares its financial statements under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).


Financial Calendar
9 February 2010       Q4 Results 2009
11 May 2010            Q1 Results 2010
4 June 2010             Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
17 August 2010        Q2 Results 2010
9 November 2010      Q3 Results 2010
15 February 2011      Q4 Results 2010


For further information please contact:

Crucell N.V.
Oya Yavuz
Vice President
Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel. +31-(0)71-519 7064
ir@crucell.com
www.crucell.com

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