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BioStorage ® Technologies GMBH, EU Subsidiary of Brooks Life Science Systems, Awarded CIR (Credit d´Impôt Recherche) R&D Tax Credit Status

Chelmsford, Mass. September 14, 2017 – BioStorage® Technologies GMBH, the EU Biobanking
and Sample Bioprocessing Services subsidiary of Brooks Life Science Systems, announced it has
been awarded CIR (Credit d´Impôt Recherche) Research Tax Credit service provider status by the
French Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESR), for the three-year period 2017 through

The CIR allows eligible research-based companies, who are subject to corporate tax in France, the
opportunity to claim tax relief on 30 percent of all R&D expenses generated from services
outsourced to Brooks’ BioStorage GMBH in Germany. The biobanking facility is located in
Griesheim Germany and the bioprocessing laboratories are located in Pfungstadt Germany, both
of which are near Frankfurt.

“We are thrilled to have been approved as a service provider for the Research Tax Credit from the
French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. It will further strengthen our relationships with
our clients in France who require best-in-class sample preparation and management services to
support their R&D,” said Martin Long, Vice President and General Manager at Brooks Life Science

As a practitioner of Good Storage Practices, BioStorage’s state-of-the-art biobanking facilities in
North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific are dedicated to the preparation, storage and cold-chain
transport of human biological samples for a wide variety of customers, including academic centers,
disease focused research organizations, tissue banks, pharmaceutical and biotechnology

BioStorage biobanking facilities are ISO 9001:2015 certified, maintain US FDA 21 CFR Part 11
compliant technology systems, and adhere to local government regulations, GxP compliance. In
Germany, they also meet standards as a certified Bekannter Versender by the LBA- German
Federal Aviation Authority, and meet the requirements for the U.S. Department of Transportation
and International Air Transport Association guidelines.

For more information, visit www.brooks.com/lifescience.

About Brooks Life Science Systems
Brooks Life Science Systems, a division of Brooks Automation, is the leading worldwide
provider of innovative and comprehensive sample lifecycle management solutions for the
bioscience industry. These solutions include our automated storage systems, sample
consumables and instruments, cell cryopreservation storage products, onsite and offsite
temperature-controlled storage models, global sample preparation and analytical lab
services and innovative informatics systems and technology services. Our team of sample
management experts, deliver high quality, flexible sample management products, services
and technology solutions that support hundreds of bioscience customers around the world,
including the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies. Our industry-leading sample
management solutions enable our customers to unlock sample intelligence and advance
scientific research to deliver healthier and brighter tomorrows to individuals around the


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