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Biofrontera AG: Biofrontera Launches U.S. Website and increases sales force to Support Launch and Commercialization of Ameluz®

Leverkusen (pta013/30.01.2017/10:50 UTC+1) Biofrontera AG (FSE: B8F), the specialist for the treatment of sun-induced skin cancer, today announced the launch of its U.S. corporate website to further support the commercialization and expansion of its combination topical prescription drug Ameluz® and medical device BF-RhodoLED® following U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in May 2016 and its U.S. commercial launch in October 2016.

The U.S. website provides comprehensive information about Ameluz® for patients and healthcare providers in the United States, including full prescribing information, clinical trial results, treatment with red light photodynamic therapy (PDT), and reimbursement as well as how to access and order Ameluz® and other helpful forms.

The launch of the U.S. website further supports the company's operational and sales growth activities. Biofrontera recently expanded its U.S. team to 26 employees, bringing the total number of employees to about 100 worldwide. The Company also broadened its sales efforts to cover a fifth U.S. region in the mid-West and strengthened its presence with additional sales people in California and Florida. Biofrontera has now representatives in all major regions in the US.

Prof. Dr. Hermann Lübbert, CEO of Biofrontera, commented, "We continue to accelerate our expansion activities during a critical and exciting time for Biofrontera, as we continue to expand our presence and reach in the U.S. Collectively, the increase in sales representatives to cover additional regions in the U.S. combined with tools like our new U.S. website, mark an important step in generating future sales and driving revenue growth."

Enquiries, please contact: Biofrontera AG
Thomas Schaffer, Chief Financial Officer
+49 (0) 214 87 63 2 0

IR Germany: Brainwell Asset Solutions
Jürgen Benker
+49 (0) 152 08931514

IR UK: Seton Services
Toni Vallen
+44(0) 20 7729 0805

IR and PR US: The Ruth Group
IR: Lee Roth / Tram Bui
+1 646-536-7012 / 7035
PR: Kirsten Thomas
+1 508-280-6592

About Biofrontera

Biofrontera Group (FSE: B8F, ISIN DE0006046113) Biofrontera is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development, sale and distribution of drugs, medical devices and medical cosmetics for the care and treat-ment of skin diseases. Biofrontera's lead product is Ameluz®, a prescription drug which was initially approved and marketed in Europe and is now also approved in the U.S. in combination with its medical lamp BF-RhodoLED® for photodynamic therapy (PDT). Biofrontera is the first German pharmaceutical start-up company to obtain central-ized EU and now U.S. approval for a medical device/drug it has developed itself.

The company also markets the Belixos® dermatological range of cosmetics. Belixos® products, a cream, a gel, a scalp tonic and akute roll-on, contain combinations of active substances extracted from plants, relieve itching and redness and are used for the regenerative care of chronic skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis or psoriasis. The Belixos® Protect, a daily skincare for sun-damaged skin, complements this dermo-cosmetic line. All products are available through Amazon.
The Biofrontera Group was established in 1997 by Prof. Dr Hermann Lübbert, the Chairman of the company's Management Board, and has its headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany.

The Biofrontera Group was established in 1997 by Prof. Dr Hermann Lübbert, the Chairman of the company's Management Board, and has its headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Emitter: Biofrontera AG
Hemmelrather Weg 201
51377 Leverkusen
Contact Person: Investor & public relations
Phone: +49 (0) 214 87 63 20
ISIN(s): DE0006046113 (Share)
Stock Exchange(s): Regulated Market in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt; Free Market in Berlin, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate