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SCISYS Group PLC Contract Win

14/10/2019 7:00am

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SCISYS Group PLC

14 October 2019

SCISYS Group PLC

("SCISYS", the "Group" or the "Company")

Contract win supporting Livestock Information Programme for Defra

SCISYS wins contract for new Livestock Information Programme

SCISYS Group PLC ("SCISYS" AIM SSY; ESM: SCC), the supplier of bespoke software systems, IT-based solutions and support services to the space, media & broadcast, government, defence and commerce sectors, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Shearwell Data Limited to provide IT services, project management, integration and maintenance of software in Defra's innovative Livestock Information Programme ("LIP").

Services will be provided under contract to Shearwell Data Limited, the lead contractor on LIP, who will provide the core management database for the recording and tracing of farm livestock.

LIP will work through a new delivery body known as Livestock Information Ltd. Working in partnership, Livestock Information Ltd will develop world-leading standards of livestock traceability in the UK. LIP aims to deliver a competitive trade advantage, make the English meat and livestock sector more resilient and responsive to animal disease and will drive innovation, interoperability and productivity improvements.

The anticipated contract value to SCISYS is GBP2.6m, with work starting in October 2019 continuing until 2022. The contract provides an option to extend it to 2024.

This contract win further strengthens the position of SCISYS' Enterprise Defence & Solution division as expert providers of complex IT consultancy and integration services and continues its long-standing relationship with the Defra group. It is included in existing market guidance.

Klaus Heidrich, CEO of SCISYS, said:

"We are delighted with this significant contract win, which, despite strong international competition, underlines SCISYS' position as a provider of complex IT services for public projects. My thanks go out to the teams responsible for winning this contract."

For further information please contact:

 
 SCISYS Group PLC                                  +44 (0)1249 466 466 
     Mike Love               Chairman 
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     Klaus Heidrich          Chief Executive 
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     Chris Cheetham          Finance Director 
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      Andrew Burdis           Corporate Broking 
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     Tom Cooper/Paul Vann                          +44 (0)797 122 1972 
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      John Frain                                   john.frain@davy.ie 
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About SCISYS Group:

Employing around 670 staff, SCISYS Group is a leading developer of information and communications technology services, e-business, web and mobile applications, editorial newsroom solutions and advanced technology solutions. The Company operates in a broad spectrum of market sectors, including Media & Broadcast, Space, Government and Defence and Commercial sectors. SCISYS clients are predominantly blue-chip and public-sector organisations.

Customers include the Environment Agency, the Ministry of Defence, Airbus Defence & Space, Thales Alenia Space, Arqiva, Vodafone, the European Space Agency, Eumetsat, the BBC, Radio France, RTL, RNLI, Pets at Home, Siemens and the National Trust. The Company's registered office is in Dublin, with UK offices in Chippenham, Bristol, Leicester and Reading and German offices in Bochum, Dortmund, Darmstadt and Munich. More information is available at www.scisys.co.uk.

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SCISYS Group PLC Directors accept responsibility for the information contained in this announcement. To the best of the knowledge and belief of the Directors (who have taken all reasonable care to ensure such is the case), the information contained in this Announcement for which they accept responsibility is in accordance with the facts stated therein and does not omit anything likely to affect the import of such information.

This announcement has been released by Natasha Laird, Company Secretary, on behalf of the Company.

This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact rns@lseg.com or visit www.rns.com.

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