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Akers Biosciences Announces Conference Call to Discuss Its Second Quarter & First Half 2015 Earnings

THOROFARE, N.J., Aug. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akers Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKER) (AIM:AKR.L), (the "Company" or "Akers Bio"), a medical device company focused on reducing the cost of healthcare through faster, easier diagnostics, will hold a conference call on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 9 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss its earnings, which will be published earlier that day, for the second quarter and first half periods ended June 30, 2015.

Akers Bio's Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Raymond F. Akers, Jr. PhD, and Vice President of Finance, Gary Rauch, will host the call and be available during a question-and-answer session.

To participate in the call from within the U.S., please dial 1-888-572-7034 approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. International callers should dial 1-719-325-2464. The Conference ID is 3581038. Interested parties can also listen via a live Internet webcast, which can be found through the Company's website at http://ir.akersbiosciences.com/events.cfm or alternatively at http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=115956.

A replay of the call will be available from 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time on August 14, 2015 until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on August 28, 2015. To access the replay from within the U.S. please dial 1-877-870-5176 or, for international callers please dial 1-858-384-5517; the passcode for the replay is 3581038. In addition, a recording of the call will be available via the Company's website at http://ir.akersbiosciences.com/events.cfm.

About Akers Biosciences, Inc.

Akers Biosciences develops, manufactures, and supplies rapid screening and testing products designed to deliver quicker and more cost-effective healthcare information to healthcare providers and consumers. The Company has advanced the science of diagnostics while responding to major shifts in healthcare through the development of several proprietary platform technologies. The Company's state-of-the-art rapid diagnostic assays can be performed virtually anywhere in minutes when time is of the essence. The Company has aligned with major healthcare companies and high volume medical product distributors to maximize product offerings, and to be a major worldwide competitor in diagnostics.

Additional information on the Company and its products can be found at www.akersbiosciences.com. Follow us on Twitter @AkersBio.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements

Statements contained herein that are not based upon current or historical fact are forward-looking in nature and constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements reflect the Company's expectations about its future operating results, performance and opportunities that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. These statements include but are not limited to statements regarding the intended terms of the offering, closing of the offering and use of any proceeds from the offering. When used herein, the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "upcoming," "plan," "target", "intend" and "expect" and similar expressions, as they relate to Akers Biosciences, Inc., its subsidiaries, or its management, are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to the Company and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause the Company's actual results, performance, prospects, and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: For more information: Akers Biosciences, Inc. Raymond F. Akers, Jr. PhD Executive Chairman of the Board Tel. +1 856 848 8698 Taglich Brothers, Inc. (Investor Relations) Chris Schreiber Tel. +1 917 445 6207 cs@taglichbrothers.com finnCap (UK Nominated Adviser and Broker) Geoff Nash / Scott Mathieson (Corporate Finance) Steve Norcross (Broking) Tel. +44 (0)20 7220 0500 Vigo Communications (Public Relations) Ben Simons / Fiona Henson Tel. +44 (0)20 7016 9570 akers@vigocomms.com

Source:Akers Biosciences, Inc.