Burcon to Participate at the 32nd Annual ROTH Conference on March 15-17, 2020

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - March 10, 2020) - Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU) (OTCQB: BUROF), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, will participate at the 32nd Annual ROTH Conference being held March 15 - 17, 2020 at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, California.

Burcon is scheduled to hold one-on-one meetings on March 17th. Management will meet with registered participants and discuss the company's business opportunities in plant-based meat and dairy alternatives, including its recently established joint venture partnership Merit Functional Foods, and Merit's state-of-the-art plant protein production facility currently under construction.

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

To learn more about ROTH Capital Partners and the 32nd Annual ROTH Conference, please visit www.roth.com.

About Burcon NutraScience Corporation

Burcon is a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins. With over 280 issued patents and more than 260 additional patent applications, developed over a span of more than twenty years, Burcon has grown an extensive portfolio of composition, application, and process patents covering novel plant-based proteins derived from pea, canola, soy, hemp, sunflower seed and more. In 2019, Merit Functional Foods Corporation was established in a joint venture by Burcon and three veteran food industry executives. Merit Foods is building a state-of-the-art protein production facility in Manitoba, Canada, where it will produce, under license, Burcon's novel pea and canola protein ingredients. For more information visit www.burcon.ca.

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Investor Contact:
Paul Lam
Manager, Business Development
Burcon NutraScience Corporation
Tel (604) 733-0896, Toll-free (888) 408-7960
plam@burcon.ca  www.burcon.ca

Media Contact:
Steve Campbell, APR
President
Campbell & Company Public Relations
Tel (604) 888-5267
TECH@CCOM-PR.COM

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