Interim Report

January 1 – March 31, 2017

The first quarter in figures

  • Net sales amounted to TSEK 1,755 (1,066).
  • The loss after tax amounted to TSEK 11,612 (11,600).
  • The loss per share amounted to SEK 1.40 (1.40).
  • The cash flow from current operations was negative in the amount of TSEK 11,981 (11,247).
  • The gross margin in the period was 26.5% (26.3%).

Important events during the quarter

  • Our primary market Germany continues to show good growth with sales in value up by 99% and electrode sales volume up by 95% in the quarter.
  • Significant resources invested in the PMA process, with continued progress. During the period the Company has supplied FDA with feedback within several areas.
  • DermoScan and SciBase agree to co-promote an integrated solution for digital dermoscopy and Nevisense.

Important events after the end of the period

  • The notice to attend the AGM 2017 was published .
  • The annual report 2016 was published .
  • Australian clinical study published in British Journal of Dermatology presents further benefits with Nevisense.
  • SciBase receives US patent on the electrode design.
Apr 1 2016 -
Jan 1 - Mar 31 Mar 31 2017 Jan 1 - Dec 31
THE GROUP 2017 2016 Rolling-12 2016
Net sales, SEK ths 1 755 1 066 7 125 6 436
Gross margin, % 26,5% 26,3% 33,8% 34,5%
Equity/Asset ratio, % 90,7% 94,4% 90,7% 90,8%
Net indebtness, multiple 0,10 0,06 0,10 0,10
Cash equivalents, SEK ths 72 627 122 241 72 627 84 955
Cashflow from operating activities, SEK ths -11 981 -11 247 -48 584 -47 850
Earnings per share (before and after dilution), SEK* -1,40 -1,40 -6,41 -6,41
Shareholder's equity per share, SEK* 9,79 16,19 9,79 11,19
Average number of shares, 000'* 8 285 8 285 8 285 8 285
Number of shares at closing of period, 000'* 8 285 8 285 8 285 8 285
Share price at end of period, SEK 19,30 23,50 19,30 19,00
Average number of employees 22 18 22 21
*Adjusted for in May 2015 performed reversed split, 40:1

For further information please contact:

Simon Grant
CEO, +46 72 887 43 99, simon.grant@SciBase.com

Michael Colérus
CFO, +46 70 341 34 72, michael.colerus@SciBase.com  

This information is information that SciBase Holding AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 08.00 CET on May 10, 2017 .

About Skin Cancer
Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, accounting for nearly half of all cancers. It has been estimated that nearly half of all Americans who live to the age of 65 will develop skin cancer at least once. Malignant melanoma is the most fatal form of skin cancer causing the majority (75%) of deaths related to skin cancer. Worldwide, doctors diagnose about 230,000 new cases of melanoma yearly.

About SciBase and Nevisense
SciBase AB is a Swedish medical technology company, headquartered in Stockholm that has developed a unique point-of-care device for the accurate detection of malignant melanoma. Its product, Nevisense, helps doctors to detect malignant melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer. SciBase was founded by Stig Ollmar, Associate Professor at The Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Nevisense is based on substantial research and has achieved excellent results in the largest clinical study ever conducted on the detection of malignant melanoma. Nevisense is CE marked in Europe, has TGA approval in Australia, and is awaiting FDA clearance in the United States. Nevisense is based on a method called Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS), which uses the varying electrical properties of human tissue to categorize cellular structures and thereby detect malignancies. SciBase is listed on Nasdaq First North (“SCIB”). Avanza is the certified advisor.
Further information is available on www.scibase.com .


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SciBase is a Swedish medical technology company founded in 1998 that has developed Nevisense, a point-of-care device for the accurate detection of malignant melanoma. Nevisense has emerged from more than 20 years of research at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and at SciBase. The device is designed to be provide additional information when evaluating lesions with a suspicion of melanoma. Nevisense is based on a technology called Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS), which uses the varying electrical properties of human tissue to categorize cellular structures and thereby detect malignancies. The CE-marked system consists of an electrode on a hand-held probe connected to a small portable device performing the analysis and displaying the result. A video describing the Nevisense method is available on: www.scibase.se/en/the-nevisenseproduct and further information is also available on www.scibase.com.

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