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Zecotek Closes Non-Brokered Private Placement

SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - August 14, 2017) -

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Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX VENTURE: ZMS)(W1I.F), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for healthcare, industrial and scientific markets, today announced that the Company has closed on the second tranche of the private placement, previously announced on July 18, 2017, by selling an additional 4,188,350 units (each a "Unit") of the Company at a price of $0.30 per Unit for proceeds of $1,256,505. The Company has sold a total of 8,183,350 units for gross proceeds of $2,455,005.

Each unit of the Company consists of one common share (a "Share") and one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one Share at an exercise price of $0.43 per Share for a period of two years from closing.

The Company paid finder's fees on the second tranche consisting of cash fees totalling $45,100.34 and issued 150,333 finder's warrants exercisable at a price of Cdn$0.43 per Share for a period of two years from closing.

All securities issued are subject to a four-month hold period expiring on December 15, 2017.

Net proceeds from the funds raised will be used for general working capital purposes including the manufacture of products and strengthening and maintaining the Company's IP portfolio.

About Zecotek

Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX VENTURE: ZMS) (W1I.F) is a photonics technology company developing high-performance scintillation crystals, photo detectors, positron emission tomography scanning technologies, 3D auto-stereoscopic displays, 3D metal printing, and lasers for applications in medical, high-tech and industrial sectors. Founded in 2004, Zecotek operates three divisions: Imaging Systems, Optronics Systems and 3D Display Systems with labs located in Canada, Korea, Russia, Singapore and U.S.A. The management team is focused on building shareholder value by commercializing over 50 patented and patent pending novel photonic technologies directly and through strategic alliances, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (Switzerland), Beijing Opto-Electronics Technology Co. Ltd. (China), NuCare Medical Systems (South Korea), the University of Washington (United States), and National NanoFab Center (South Korea). For more information visit www.zecotek.com and follow @zecotek on Twitter.

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