Paris, France. April 19, 2019 – 7.00 AM CET - Pixium Vision (FR0011950641 - PIX), a bioelectronics company developing innovative bionic vision systems to enable patients who have lost their sight to lead more independent lives, announces its cash position is €12.9 million as of March 31st, 2019.

Q1 revenues (*)
In K euros 31/03/2019 31/03/2018
Net Sales 0 0
Other revenues (**) 578.1 541.7
Total revenues 578.1 541.7

(*): unaudited ; (**) of which Research Tax Credit

Q1 Cash and Cash Equivalent   
In K euros 31/03/2019 31/03/2018
Cash and Cash equivalent at January 1st 15,629.4 10,531.6
(Decrease) / Increase in Cash position (2,725.0) (687.8)
Of which cash from operating activities (3,003.9) (3,060.3)
Of which cash from investing activities (5.7) (34.5)
Of which cash from financing activities 284.6 2,407.0
Cash and Cash equivalent at March 31st 12,904.4 9,843.8

During the first quarter of 2019, total revenues amounted to €0.6 million mainly from Research Tax Credit (CIR) booking. The CIR in Q1 2019 is relatively stable as compared with Q1 2018, highlighting the continuous focus on clinical and technology development of its breakthrough PRIMA bionic vision system. The Company also booked a research grant from the European “Graphene” research project during Q1 2019.

Use of cash flow from operating activities at March 31, 2019 stood at €3.0 million relatively flat as compared with the first 3-month of 2018. Pixium Vision continues to strictly manage its financial resources and focusing its operating expenses on the clinical development of PRIMA, its wireless implantable microchip, as well as the associated hardware and software upgrade.

As of March 31, 2019, net cash flow from financing activities reached €0.3 million. Pixium Vision received net proceeds of €0.9 million from its Equity Line. The cash-in was partially offset by a €0.5 million repayment of the venture loan that was signed in September 2016 with Kreos Capital.

During the first 3 months of 2019, investments were not material.

As at March 31, 2019, the cash and cash equivalent for Pixium Vision amounted to €12.9 million compared to €15.6 million on December 31, 2018.

Next Event: 2019 Half-year Results on July 24th, 2019


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Pixium Vision’s mission is to create a world of bionic vision for those who have lost their sight, enabling them to regain partial visual perception and greater autonomy. Pixium Vision’s bionic vision systems are associated with a surgical intervention and a rehabilitation period. Pixium Vision is in clinical stage with PRIMA, its sub-retinal miniature photovoltaic wireless implant system, designed for patients who have lost their sight due to outer retinal degeneration, initially for atrophic dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD). Pixium Vision collaborates closely with academic and research partners spanning across the prestigious Vision research institutions including Stanford University in California, Institut de la Vision in Paris, Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, Institute of Ocular Microsurgery (IMO) in Barcelona, University hospital in Bonn, and UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA. The company is EN ISO 13485 certified and qualifies as “Entreprise Innovante” by Bpifrance.

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