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Affimed to Present at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference and at the Leerink Partners Global Healthcare Conference

HEIDELBERG, Germany, Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Affimed N.V. (Nasdaq: AFMD) today announced that Dr. Adi Hoess, CEO, will present at the 17th BIO CEO & Investor Conference, to be held February 9-10, 2015, as well as at the 2015 Leerink Partners Global Healthcare Conference to be held February 11-12, 2015. Both conferences will be at the Waldorf Astoria New York.

17th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference
Dr. Hoess' presentation will take place Tuesday, February 10, 2:30 p.m. (ET). To access a simultaneous webcast of Mr. Hoess' presentation online, log on to http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bio/ceoinvestor2015/08220587762.cfm or go to the "Events" section on the "Media" page of the Affimed website at http://www.affimed.com/events.php.

2015 Leerink Partners Global Healthcare Conference
Dr. Hoess' presentation will take place Thursday, February 12, 10:20 a.m. (ET). To access a simultaneous webcast of Mr. Hoess' presentation online, log on to http://leerink.metameetings.com/confbook/healthcare15/directlink?ticker=AFMD or go to the "Events" section on the "Media" page of the Affimed website at http://www.affimed.com/events.php.

A replay of the both webcasts will be available from Affimed's website for 30 days following the respective conference. Mr. Hoess' presentations will be available for download in PDF format immediately following the respective conference presentation in the "Events" section of the "Media" page of Affimed's website at http://www.affimed.com/events.php.

About Affimed N.V.
Affimed is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing highly targeted cancer immunotherapies. Affimed's product candidates are being developed in the field of immuno-oncology, which represents an innovative approach to cancer treatment that seeks to harness the body's own immune defenses to fight tumor cells. The most potent cells of the human defense arsenal are types of white blood cells called Natural Killer cells, or NK-cells, and T-cells. Affimed's proprietary, next-generation bispecific antibodies, called TandAbs for their tandem antibody structure, are designed to direct and establish a bridge between either NK-cells or T-cells and cancer cells, triggering a signal cascade that leads to the destruction of cancer cells. Affimed has focused its research and development efforts on three proprietary TandAb programs for which it retains global commercial rights. For more information, please visit www.affimed.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
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Contact:
Affimed N.V.
Adi Hoess, CEO
Phone: +49 6221 65307-0
E-Mail: IR@affimed.com

Media requests:
Anca Alexandru or Gretchen Schweitzer
MacDougall Biomedical Communications
Phone: +49 89 2424 3494 or
+49 163 613 3359
E-Mail: aalexandru@macbiocom.com

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Source: Affimed Therapeutics