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Forward looking statements
This document contains forward-looking statements. All statements contained herein that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the design of further clinical trials, the timing of the commencement of additional clinical trial(s) or regulatory processes and the availability of top-line data or updates on any such items, the importance of further clinical trial data to our development plans for MED2002, the potential of MED2002 as a topical gel for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, plans to enrol patients into clinical trials subject to appropriate approvals, and projected costs for alternate treatments for ED, and reference to or the use of third party market research data which has not been independently verified.
These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations, beliefs, estimates and projections about the Company's markets and assumptions relating to their development. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors including some which are beyond the Company's control and that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from the expectations expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the following: our limited operating history with current or prospective commercial partners; our ability to conclude commercial partnership deals on terms sufficiently attractive to generate returns to shareholder; our potential need for additional funding to complete development and commercialization of products if necessary or otherwise deemed appropriate, which funding may not be available and which may force us to delay, reduce or eliminate our development or commercialisation efforts; the reliance of our business on the success of out-licensed partners and our limited product portfolio for out-licensing, candidate under development; economic, political, regulatory and other risks involved with international commerce; the lengthy and expensive process of clinical product development, which has an uncertain outcome; serious adverse, undesirable or unacceptable side effects which may arise in association with our products, and could adversely affect our ability to develop or commercialize them; potential delays in enrolling patients into trials, which could adversely affect our research and development efforts; we may not be successful in developing MED2002 in the manner intended; our ability to obtain approval for and commercialize MED2002 in multiple major pharmaceutical markets as a prescription or OTC product; misconduct or other improper activities by our employees, consultants, principal investigators, and third-party service providers; material differences between our "top-line" data and final data; our reliance on third parties, including clinical investigators, manufacturers and suppliers, and out-licensing partners, and the risks related to these parties' ability to support the successful development and commercialisation of our products; and lawsuits related to patents covering our core technology or our products and the potential for our patents to be found invalid or unenforceable.
These and other important factors under the caption "Principal risks and uncertainties" in our Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year ended 31 December 2016 and in other shareholder communications, could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements made in this document. Any such forward-looking statements represent management's estimates as of the date of this document. The forward-looking statements made in this document relate only to events or beliefs as of the date on which the statements are made. The Company will not undertake any obligation to release publicly any revisions or updates to these forward-looking statements to reflect events, circumstances, or unanticipated events occurring after the date of this document except as required by law or by any appropriate regulatory authority.