Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Mar. 22, 2021
Jun. 30, 2020
Document and Entity Information      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2020    
Entity Registrant Name HEAT BIOLOGICS, INC.    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.0002 par value per share    
Trading Symbol HTBX    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 89,996,793
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   25,410,098  
Entity Central Index Key 0001476963    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false