Helsinki, Finland

Nexstim is a targeted neuro-modulation company that has developed a proprietary navigated rTMS platform for use in diagnostics (NBS) and therapeutics (NBT). NBS is used in planning brain surgery while NBT is focused on depression and chronic pain. FDA approval for depression was given in 2017, and the focus is on commercial roll out in the US, Europe and Asia.

Investment Perspective

Nexstim delivered record revenues in FY20 and its lowest EBIT loss, successfully navigating a challenging year through careful cost control and new efficient ways of digital working which contributed to resilient NBT therapeutic and NBS diagnostic system sales. The company is well-positioned to drive a disruptive shift in depression treatment (and its delivery) with its accurately navigated SmartFocus transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) NBT technology; however, with end-December cash of €3.5m, additional funding is needed to execute on its 2020-24 corporate strategy. A key facet of this is the opportunity afforded by novel accelerated rTMS therapy protocols in development for severe depression and chronic neuropathic pain. Promising first data from the ongoing pilot study in severe depression will guide next steps for further development, clarifying cost and timelines.

Market information



A positive start to the 2020-24 strategy
Update | 04 Mar 2021
Promising results for severe depression pilot study
Lighthouse | 03 Mar 2021
Planning the next phase of growth
Update | 10 Dec 2020

Recent News

Two new NBS orders in Norway & US
04 Mar 2021
Encouraging results from initial pilot study in severe depression
03 Mar 2021
FY20 financial statements
26 Feb 2021
German University Hospital orders NBS System with NexSpeech
28 Jan 2021