Novo Nordisk announced the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorisation for Rybelsus®, (oral semaglutide), for the treatment of adults with insufficiently controlled type 2 diabetes to improve glycemic control as an adjunct to diet and exercise.

The marketing authorisation applies to all 27 European Union member states and the United Kingdom. Rybelsus® utilises Emisphere Technologies, Inc.’s (“Emisphere” or the “Company”) (OTCBB:EMIS) proprietary Eligen® SNAC Carrier Technology.

About Emisphere

Emisphere is a drug delivery company that utilises its proprietary Eligen® Technology to develop new oral formulations of therapeutic agents. Emisphere is currently partners with global pharmaceutical companies for the development of new orally delivered therapeutics. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at www.emisphere.com.

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