Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2017
Aug. 10, 2017
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name HEAT BIOLOGICS, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001476963  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2017  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity a Voluntary Filer No  
Entity's Reporting Status Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   35,788,912
Trading Symbol HTBX  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017