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Crucell to Release Q2 2006 Earnings on Tuesday, August 29, 2006


Leiden, The Netherlands, August 15, 2006 - Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext, NASDAQ: CRXL; Swiss Exchange: CRX) today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2006 on Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at 08:00 Central European Time (CET) (02:00 US Eastern Daylight Time).

At 14:00 CET, Crucell will conduct a conference call open to all which will also be webcast. To participate in the conference call, please call one of the following toll-free numbers 10 minutes prior to commencement:

888-495-6452 for the US;
0800-358-5255 for the UK; and
0800-265-8531 for the Netherlands.

Following a presentation of the results you will be able to ask questions during a question and answer session.

The live audio webcast can be accessed via the homepage of Crucell’s website at, and will be archived and available for replay following the event.

About Crucell
Crucell N.V. (Euronext, NASDAQ: CRXL; Swiss Exchange: CRX) is a biotechnology company focused on research, development and worldwide marketing of vaccines and antibodies that prevent and treat infectious diseases. Its vaccines are sold in public and private markets worldwide. Crucell’s core portfolio includes a vaccine against hepatitis B and a virosome-adjuvanted vaccine against influenza. Crucell also markets travel vaccines, such as the only oral anti-typhoid vaccine and the only aluminum-free hepatitis A vaccine on the market. The Company has a broad development pipeline, including both early-stage products and products almost ready to go to market. Several Crucell products are based on its unique PER.C6® production technology. The Company licenses this and other technologies to the biopharmaceutical industry. Important partners and licensees include DSM Biologics, sanofi aventis, GSK and Merck & Co. Crucell is headquartered in Leiden (the Netherlands), with subsidiaries in Switzerland, Spain, Italy and Korea. The Company employs about 900 people. For more information, please visit

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve inherent risks and uncertainties. We have identified certain important factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in such forward-looking statements. For information relating to these factors please refer to our Form 20-F, as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 6, 2006, and the section entitled “Risk Factors”. The Company prepares its financial statements under generally accepted accounting principles in the United States (US GAAP) and Europe (IFRS).


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