ASTROTECH SUBSIDIARY AND CLEVELAND CLINIC PARTNER BROADCAST NEWS

Austin, TX - October 22, 2020

We are excited to announce that our subsidiary, BreathTech Corporation has partnered with Cleveland Clinic, a pioneer of many medical breakthroughs, to develop a non-invasive, rapid COVID-19 screening solution. Excited to share with you some of the highlights of the press coverage following BreathTech's announcement:

Interview with our Chairman and CEO, Tom Pickens

Fox Business’ Varney & Co. - https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6203884644001

Interviews with Raed Dweik, M.D., Chairman of Cleveland Clinic’s Respiratory Institute:

WKYC, Cleveland - https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/cleveland-clinic-covid-19-breath-test/95-3706751c-d132-4c11-9697-0dab58d81be1

Fox 8, Cleveland - https://fox8.com/news/cleveland-clinic-working-with-texas-based-company-to-create-breath-test-for-covid-19/

About Astrotech Corporation

Astrotech (NASDAQ: ASTC) is a science and technology development and commercialization company that launches, manages, and builds scalable companies based on innovative technology in order to maximize shareholder value.  1st Detect develops, manufactures, and sells trace detectors for use in the security and detection market.  AgLAB is developing chemical analyzers for use in the agriculture market.  BreathTech is developing a breath analysis tool to provide early detection of lung diseases. Astrotech is headquartered in Austin, Texas.  For information, please visit www.astrotechcorp.com.

About Cleveland Clinic


Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation’s best hospitals in its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. Among Cleveland Clinic’s 67,554 employees worldwide are more than 4,520 salaried physicians and researchers, and 17,000 registered nurses and advanced practice providers, representing 140 medical specialties and subspecialties. Cleveland Clinic is a 6,026-bed health system that includes a 165-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 18 hospitals, more than 220 outpatient facilities, and locations in southeast Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Toronto, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London, England. In 2019, there were 9.8 million total outpatient visits, 309,000 hospital admissions and observations, and 255,000 surgical cases throughout Cleveland Clinic’s health system. Patients came for treatment from every state and 185 countries. Visit us at clevelandclinic.org. Follow us at twitter.com/CCforMedia and twitter.com/ClevelandClinic. News and resources available at newsroom.clevelandclinic.org.

Contacts: Eric Stober, Chief Financial Officer, Astrotech Corporation, (512) 485-9530