IntelGenx Technologies Corp.
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IntelGenx Technologies Corp.

September 16, 2016 16:00 ET

IntelGenx Grants Stock Options

SAINT-LAURENT, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 16, 2016) - IntelGenx Technologies Corp. ("IntelGenx", or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:IGX)(OTCQX:IGXT) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors granted options to acquire a total of 650,000 common shares under the 2016 Stock Option Plan.

Of the total stock options granted, 200,000 were granted to Dana Matzen, the Vice President, Business and Corporate Development of IntelGenx Corp. and 75,000 were granted to Mark Nawacki, a non employee Director of the Company. In addition, a total of 325,000 options to acquire common shares were granted to seven employees of IntelGenx Corp. and 50,000 options were granted to a consultant of IntelGenx Corp.

The options have an exercise price of US$0.73 (CAD$0.97), vest over a period of two years at the rate of 25% every six months, and expire on September 15, 2026.

About IntelGenx:

IntelGenx is a leading oral drug delivery company focused on the development and manufacturing of innovative pharmaceutical oral films based on its proprietary VersaFilm™ technology platform. Established in 2003, the Montreal-based company is listed on the TSX-V and OTC-QX.

IntelGenx highly skilled team provides comprehensive pharmaceuticals services to pharmaceutical partners, including R&D, analytical method development, clinical monitoring, IP and regulatory services. IntelGenx state-of-the art manufacturing facility, established for the VersaFilm™ technology platform, supports lab-scale to pilot and commercial-scale production, offering full service capabilities to our clients. More information is available about the company at: www.intelgenx.com.

Forward Looking Statements:

This document may contain forward-looking information about IntelGenx' operating results and business prospects that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. Statements that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about IntelGenx' plans, objectives, expectations, strategies, intentions or other characterizations of future events or circumstances and are generally identified by the words "may," "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "could," "would," and similar expressions. All forward looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Because these forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, IntelGenx' actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in IntelGenx' annual report on Form 10-K, filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and available at www.sec.gov, and also filed with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and www.sedar.com. IntelGenx assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange), nor the OTCQX accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Source: IntelGenx Technologies Corp.

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