Frost and Sullivan Honors Oramed Pharmaceuticals With the 2009 European Oral Drug Delivery Technology Innovation Award

JERUSALEM, August 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB) (http://www.oramed.com), a developer of oral delivery systems, today announced that it is the recipient of the 2009 Frost & Sullivan European Oral Drug Delivery Technology Innovation Award.

Oramed Pharmaceuticals is developing a platform technology to create oral delivery systems for drugs and vaccines delivered via injection. Oramed focuses on the treatment of diabetes through its proprietary flagship product, an Oral Insulin capsule that is currently in Phase 2b clinical trials. Oramed's research pipeline also includes other product candidates, such as an Oral GLP-1 Analog capsule.

"We are honored to receive the 2009 European Oral Drug Delivery Technology Innovation Award," said Nadav Kidron, Esq., Oramed's CEO. "Being recognized for our leadership position in the oral drug delivery field by Frost & Sullivan is an encouraging validation of our progress.

Frost & Sullivan's Technology Innovation Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.

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About Oramed Pharmaceuticals

Oramed Pharmaceuticals is a technology pioneer in the field of oral delivery solutions for drugs and vaccines presently delivered via injection. Oramed is seeking to revolutionize the treatment of diabetes through its patented flagship product, an orally ingestible insulin capsule currently in phase 2 clinical trials. Established in 2006, Oramed's technology is based on over 25 years of research by top research scientists at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center. The Company's corporate and R&D headquarters are based in Jerusalem.

For more information, please visit http://www.oramed.com

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    Company and Investor Relations Contact:

    Oramed Pharmaceuticals
    Tara Horn
    USA: +1-646-240-4193
    Int'l:+972-54-334-4318
    Email: Tara@oramed.com

SOURCE Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.



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