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Kromek Group PLC

16 May 2022

16 May 2022

Kromek Group plc

("Kromek" or the "Group")

Director Share Purchase

Kromek (AIM: KMK), a leading developer of radiation and bio-detection technology solutions for the advanced imaging and CBRN detection segments, announces that Rakesh Sharma, Non-Executive Chairman, has today purchased 338,344 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Group ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 8.87 pence per Ordinary Share.

Following this purchase, Mr Sharma has an interest in 807,539 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.19% of the issued share capital of the Group.

For further information, please contact:

Kromek Group plc 
Arnab Basu, CEO 
 Paul Farquhar, CFO                          +44 (0)1740 626 060 
finnCap Ltd (Nominated Adviser and Broker) 
Geoff Nash/Kate Bannatyne/George Dollemore 
 - Corporate Finance                         +44 (0)20 7220 0500 
Tim Redfern/Charlotte Sutcliffe - ECM 
  Luther Pendragon (Financial PR) 
Harry Chathli/Claire Norbury                 +44 (0)20 7618 9100 

About Kromek Group plc

Kromek Group plc is a leading developer of radiation detection and bio-detection technology solutions for the advanced imaging and CBRN detection segments. Headquartered in County Durham, UK, Kromek has manufacturing operations in the UK and US, delivering on the vision of enhancing the quality of life through innovative detection technology solutions.

The advanced imaging segment comprises the medical (including CT and SPECT), security and industrial markets. Kromek provides its OEM customers with detector components, based on its core cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) platform, to enable better detection of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's, contamination in industrial manufacture and explosives in aviation settings.

In CBRN detection, the Group provides nuclear radiation detection solutions to the global homeland defence and security market. Kromek's compact, handheld, high-performance radiation detectors, based on advanced scintillation technology, are primarily used to protect critical infrastructure and urban environments from the threat of 'dirty bombs'.

The Group is also developing bio-security solutions in the CBRN detection segment. These consist of fully automated and autonomous systems to detect a wide range of airborne pathogens.

Kromek is listed on AIM, a market of the London Stock Exchange, under the trading symbol 'KMK'.

Further information is available at www.kromek.com .

The information contained within this announcement is deemed to constitute inside information as stipulated under the retained EU law version of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 (the "UK MAR") which is part of UK law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. The information is disclosed in accordance with the Company's obligations under Article 17 of the UK MAR. Upon the publication of this announcement, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

The Group makes the following disclosures in accordance with article 19(3) of the Market Abuse Regulation:

 1    Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities 
       / person closely associated 
 a)   Name                         Rakesh Sharma 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 2    Reason for the notification 
 a)   Position/status              Non-Executive Chairman 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)   Initial notification         Initial notification 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 3    Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, 
       auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor 
 a)   Name                         Kromek Group plc 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                          213800VLHYXGHEX5VQ48 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 4    Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for 
       (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; 
       (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have 
       been conducted 
 a)   Description                  Ordinary Shares of 1p each 
       of the financial 
       type of instrument           GB00BD7V5D43 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 b)   Nature of                    Purchase of Ordinary Shares 
       the transaction 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s)                      Price(s)      Volume(s) 
       and volume(s)                 8.87 pence    338,344 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated 
       information                   N/A 
       - Aggregated 
       - Price 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the                  16 May 2022 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of                     London Stock Exchange 
       the transaction 
     ---------------------------  ----------------------------------- 

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