SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): April 12, 2019
Heat Biologics, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
801 Capitola Drive
Durham, NC 27713
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrants telephone number including area code)
(Former Name and Former Address)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
As previously announced, the Company’s subsidiary, Pelican Therapeutics, Inc. (Pelican), was awarded $15.2 million to fund preclinical and certain clinical activities from Cancer Prevention Institute of Texas (CPRIT) grant (the CPRIT Grant). The CPRIT Grant is subject to customary CPRIT funding conditions.
The CPRIT Grant initially covered a three-year period from June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2019. On April 12, 2019, CPRIT notified Pelican that it agreed to a six-month extension of time in order to conclude the approved scope of work, such that the completion date was extended from May 31, 2019 to November 30, 2019. All other terms and conditions of the CPRIT arrangement remained the same.
Item 5.08. Shareholder Director Nominations.
On April 15, 2019, the Board of Directors of Heat Biologics, Inc. (the Company) approved July 23, 2019.as the date for its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the 2019 Annual Meeting) and May 28, 2019 as the record date for determining stockholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the 2019 Annual Meeting. All notices in accordance with Rule 14a-5(f) and Rule 14a-8(e) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Companys Amended and Restated Bylaws must be received by the Company at its principal executive offices at: Heat Biologics, Inc., 801 Capitola Drive, Suite 12, Durham, North Carolina 27713, and directed to the attention of the Corporate Secretary, by May 1, 2019 in order to be considered for inclusion in the Companys proxy statement and form of proxy for the 2019 Annual Meeting and must conform to the rules and regulations promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Confidential portions of this exhibit have been omitted from the exhibit.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: April 18, 2019
HEAT BIOLOGICS, INC.
/s/ Jeffrey Wolf
Chairman, President and