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Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes Q-Linea to the Main Market


Stockholm, December 7, 2018 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that Q-Linea AB (short name: QLINEA), a mid cap company within the healthcare sector, today will start trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Q-Linea is the 80th company to list on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2018.

Founded in 2008, Q-Linea is a research, development and manufacturing company that primarily develops instruments and disposables for rapid and reliable infection diagnostics. The company’s vision is to help save lives by ensuring antibiotics continue to be an effective treatment for future generations. Q-Linea develops and delivers preferred solutions for healthcare providers, enabling them to accurately diagnose and treat infectious disease in the shortest possible time. Q-Lina is headquartered at the Uppsala Science Park in Uppsala, Sweden. For more information, please visit

“We would like to thank our existing investors for their continued support and welcome all new shareholders to Q-linea,” said Jonas Jarvius, CEO of Q-Linea. “The IPO and the capital raise enable us to effectively complete the product development phase and begin clinical studies in relevant markets. The company was started to create value for all our shareholders, but on the way there we will also be able to do a lot of good.”

“We welcome Q-Linea to the Nasdaq Stockholm main market, where it will join our growing healthcare sector,” said Adam Kostyál, SVP and Head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We congratulate Q-Linea on its successful listing, and look forward to supporting the company for many years to come.”

*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.

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