July 17, 2008 at 16:33 PM EDT
Antares Pharma to Present at the BMO Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

Antares Pharma, Inc. (AMEX:AIS), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on improving pharmaceuticals through advanced drug delivery systems, today announced that Jack E. Stover, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman, will present a corporate overview at the BMO Capital Markets Focus on Healthcare Conference in New York.

The Companys presentation will take place on Tuesday, August 5, 2008 at 2:15 pm (Eastern). There will be a live webcast of the presentation, which will be accessible through a link posted on the Antares website Investor Relations section. The webcast will be available for replay on Antares website through August 22, 2008.

About Antares Pharma, Inc.

Antares Pharma is a specialized pharma product development company committed to improving pharmaceuticals through its patented drug delivery systems. Antares has three validated systems: the ATDTM Advanced Transdermal Gel Delivery system; subcutaneous injection technology platforms including VibexTM disposable pressure assisted auto injectors, ValeoTM/Vision® reusable needle-free injectors and disposable multi-use pen injectors and Easy TecTM oral disintegrating tablets (ODT). Two of the systems have generated FDA approved products. The Companys products are engineered to improve safety and efficacy profiles by minimizing dosing and reducing side effects while enabling improved patient compliance. The Companys lead product candidate, Anturol, an oxybutynin ATD gel for the treatment of OAB (overactive bladder), is currently under evaluation in a pivotal Phase 3 trial. The Anturol trial is being conducted under an agreement reached with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration under its special protocol assessment, or SPA process.

Antares Pharma has corporate headquarters in Ewing, New Jersey, with subsidiaries performing research, development, manufacturing and product commercialization activities in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Basel, Switzerland.

Safe Harbor Statement

The anticipated presentation will contain forward-looking statements that involve significant risks and uncertainties. Additional information concerning these forward-looking statements and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements is contained in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007 and in the Company's other periodic reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company cautions investors not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements contained in the presentation. All forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to the Company on the date thereof, and the Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this presentation, except as required by law.

Contacts:

Antares Pharma, Inc.
Stephanie M. Baldwin, 609-359-3032
Senior Manager, Investor Relations
sbaldwin@antarespharma.com
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