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Vice President
Embrex, Inc.

Embrex Selects iAdvantage Software to Power Research
and Development Data Management

Embrex to use the iAdvantage Biotech Management System for
Study Design, Data Capture, Data Reporting and Regulatory Compliance

CARY, NC (April 21, 2004)  —  iAdvantage announced today the company's flagship product, Biotech Management System (BMS), has been selected by Embrex, Inc., (Nasdaq: EMBX), a leading international agricultural biotechnology company based in Research Triangle Park. "We look forward to working with Embrex as we assist them in migrating from their current systems to the iAdvantage Biotech Management System," said CEO Fate Thompson.

BMS lessens the dependence on Information Systems department resources by allowing scientists to use common Microsoft tools such as Explorer™, Word™ and Excel™ to design, capture and report their findings in a streamlined web-based environment. The software maintains data integrity and compliance with 21 CFR part 11 regulations while reducing the time and expense of assembling and reporting data.

"The iAdvantage suite of software tools is very powerful and should allow us to significantly improve how we manage data on a global basis, which is very important to us as we grow internationally," said Randall Marcuson, President and CEO of Embrex. "I am confident we will significantly benefit from the BMS software as well as the study management knowledge we receive from iAdvantage and look forward to a long-term relationship with their experienced management team and consultants."

About iAdvantage:  The founding scientists of iAdvantage Software have over 40 years of combined experience delivering solutions to multinational life science companies. iAdvantage software enables scientists to increase their productivity in collecting and reporting research data as well as empowering them to customize reports to meet the diverse needs of their audiences. Scientists save time and money and maintain data integrity (complying with 21 CFR part 11 regulations) by using the Company's Biotech Management System, Web Data Collector and Document Generator products.

iAdvantage is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina near the life science and biotech hub of Research Triangle Park. Over 140 companies around the globe successfully use the Company's products in their life science research and development. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at

About Embrex:  Embrex, Inc., The In Ovo Company(SM), headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, is an international agricultural biotechnology company engaged in the development of innovative in ovo (in the egg) solutions that meet the needs of today's global poultry industry. The company's unique integration of several scientific and engineering disciplines enables it to be the leading provider of in ovo, value-added solutions with its automated injection and detection devices as well as its select vaccines. For additional information, visit the company web site at