DGAP-News: Burcon NutraScience to Present at the 15th Annual B. Riley Investor Conference on May 19, 2014

DGAP-News: Burcon NutraScience to Present at the 15th Annual B. Riley Investor 
Conference on May 19, 2014

DGAP-News: Burcon NutraScience Corp. / Key word(s): Miscellaneous
Burcon NutraScience to Present at the 15th Annual B. Riley Investor
Conference on May 19, 2014

30.04.2014 / 19:43


Burcon NutraScience to Present at the 15th Annual B. Riley Investor
Conference on May 19, 2014

Vancouver, British Columbia, April 30, 2014 - Burcon NutraScience
Corporation (TSX: BU, NASDAQ: BUR), a leader in functional, renewable plant
proteins, has been invited to present at the 15th Annual B. Riley Investor
Conference being held May 19-21, 2014 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
in Santa Monica, CA.

Burcon is scheduled to present at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time on Monday, May
19, 2014, with one-on-one meetings held throughout the day. Management will
discuss the company's recent financial and operational progress, including
its award-winning CLARISOY(TM) soy protein and Peazazz(TM), its proprietary
clean-tasting and uniquely soluble pea protein.

For additional information or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with Burcon
management, please contact your B. Riley representative.

To learn more about B. Riley & Company and the 15th Annual B. Riley
Investor Conference, please visit www.brileyco.com.

About B. Riley & Co.

B. Riley & Co. is a leading independent investment bank which provides a
full array of corporate finance, research, sales, trading and OTCQX DAD
services to corporate, institutional and high net worth individual clients.
Investment banking services include initial, secondary and follow-on
offerings, institutional private placements, and merger and acquisitions
advisory to public and private middle market companies.  Its Corporate
Governance Advisory Services Group is engaged by both companies and
investors to help maximize value for shareholders.  The firm is recognized
for its distinguished Equity Research.  Founded in 1997, B. Riley is
headquartered in Los Angeles and maintains offices in Newport Beach, San
Francisco, Boston, and New York.  It is a member of FINRA and SIPC.  For
more information, visit www.brileyco.com

About Burcon NutraScience Corporation
Burcon NutraScience is a leader a leader in developing functionally and
nutritionally valuable plant-based proteins. The company has developed a
portfolio of composition, application, and process patents originating from
a core protein extraction and purification technology. Burcon's
CLARISOY(TM) soy protein offers clarity and high-quality protein nutrition
for low pH beverage systems and excellent solubility and exceptionally
clean flavor at any pH; Peazazz(R) is a uniquely soluble and clean-tasting
pea protein; and Puratein(R), Supertein(TM) and Nutratein(R) are canola
protein isolates with unique functional and nutritional attributes. For
more information about the company, visit www.burcon.ca.

"Johann F. Tergesen"
Johann F. Tergesen
President and Chief Operating Officer

The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the
adequacy of the content of the information contained herein. This press
release contains forward-looking statements or forward-looking information.
Forward-looking statements or forward-looking information involve risks,
uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results,
performances, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those
expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. All statements
other than statements of historical fact included in this release are
forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements
regarding plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of our
products, statements about future market conditions, supply and demand
conditions, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this
press release. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to
be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially
from those anticipated in such statements or information. Important factors
that could cause actual results to differ materially from Burcon's plans
and expectations include the actual results of marketing activities,
adverse general economic, market or business conditions, regulatory changes
and other risks and factors detailed herein and from time to time in the
filings made by Burcon with securities regulators and stock exchanges,
including in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in Burcon's annual
information form dated June 25, 2013.  Any forward-looking statement or
information only speaks as of the date on which it was made and, except as
may be required by applicable securities laws, Burcon disclaims any intent
or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result
of new information, future events or otherwise. Although Burcon believes
that the assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are
reasonable, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future
performance and accordingly undue reliance should not be put on such.

CLARISOY is a trademark of Archer Daniels Midland Company.

Media & Industry Contact:
Michael Kirwan
Director, Corporate Development
Burcon NutraScience Corporation
Tel (604) 733-0896, Toll-free (888) 408-7960 

Investor Relations Contact:
Michael Koehler or Matt Glover
Liolios Group Inc.
(949) 574-3860 

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