Active Biotech Interim report January – September 2021  


“We have seen the first encouraging results from the ongoing tasquinimod trial in multiple myeloma and started a new combination study with naptumomab and docetaxel in lung cancer”

•  Active Biotech provided status update of its clinical naptumomab project on July 5
•  Active Biotech’s partner NeoTX hosted KOL webinar on overcoming checkpoint inhibitor resistance on
    July 8


  • Tasquinimod clinical development in multiple myeloma advanced into combination therapy following completion of the initial phase of the ongoing trial in the US (Oct 3)
  • Active Biotech and NeoTX announced that the first patient had been enrolled in the phase IIa clinical trial of naptumomab estafenatox in combination with docetaxel in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) (Oct 20)

Financial summary  

SEK M Jul-Sep Jan-Sep Full-year
  2021 2020 2021 2020 2020
Net sales 0.5 6.7
Operating profit/loss -11.3 -8.3 -33.6 -28.2 -32.3
Profit/loss after tax -11.2 -8.2 -33.7 -28.2 -32.2
Earnings per share (SEK) -0.05 -0.05 -0.16 -0.17 -0.19
Cash and cash equivalents (at close of period)     68.4 30.9 26.2

For further information, please contact:

  Helén Tuvesson, CEO
  Tel: +46 (0)46 19 21 56
  Hans Kolam, CFO
  Tel: +46 (0)46 19 20 44    
Active Biotech AB
(Corp. Reg. No. 556223-9227)
Scheelevägen 22, SE-223 63 Lund
Tel: +46 (0)46 19 20 00


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