Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) May 7, 2020


Wize Pharma, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Delaware   000-52545   88-0445167
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


5b Hanagar Street, Hod Hasharon, Israel   4527708
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  +(972) 72-260-0536


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Item 8.01 Other Events.


On May 7, 2020, Wize Pharma, Inc (the “Company”) announced that it completed treating patients in its Phase IV clinical trial of its prescription eye drop formula, LO2A, for the symptomatic treatment of dry eye syndrome (DES) in patients with Sjogren’s syndrome. The Company further announced that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the topline data from the Phase IV clinical trial may be delayed into the third fiscal quarter of 2020.


Warning Concerning Forward Looking Statements


This Current Report on Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and federal securities laws. For example, the Company is using forward-looking statements when it discusses the expected release of topline data from its Phase IV clinical trial. Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Company’s current expectations and involve assumptions that may never materialize or may prove to be incorrect. Actual results and the timing of events could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements as a result of various risks and uncertainties, which include, without limitation, the possibility that the Company will not be able to successfully operate its joint venture with Cannabics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; the Company’s needs for additional financing; the Company’s dependence on a single compound, LO2A and on the continuation of its license to commercialize LO2A; the Company’s inability to expand its rights under its license of LO2A; the initiation, timing, progress and results of the Company’s trials and product candidate development efforts; the Company’s ability to advance LO2A into clinical trials or to successfully complete its preclinical studies or clinical trials; the Company’s receipt of regulatory approvals for LO2A, and the timing of other regulatory filings and approvals; the clinical development, commercialization and market acceptance of LO2A; the Company’s ability to establish and maintain corporate collaborations; the implementation of its business model and strategic plans for its business and product candidates; the scope of protection the Company is able to establish and maintain for intellectual property rights covering LO2A and its ability to operate its business without infringing the intellectual property rights of others; estimates of the Company’s expenses, future revenues, and capital requirements; competitive companies, technologies and its industry; and statements as to the impact of the political and security situation in Israel on the Company’s business. Except as otherwise required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. For a more detailed description of the risks and uncertainties affecting the registrant, reference is made to the Company’s reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  Wize Pharma, Inc.
  By: /s/ Or Eisenberg
  Name:  Or Eisenberg
Date: May 7, 2020 Title: Chief Financial Officer






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