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): December 1, 2016 (November 29, 2016)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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(IRS Employer Identification No.)
Route de la Corniche 4
1066 Epalinges, Switzerland
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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +011 41 21 653 45 35
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On November 28, 2016, the registrant, Mymetics Corporation, through its Dutch subsidiary, Mymetics BV ("Mymetics"), entered into a Research Agreement (the "Agreement"), effective October 21, 2016, with Sanofi Pasteur Biologics, LLC ("Sanofi"), the vaccine division of Sanofi SA. Sanofi will evaluate the immunogenicity of influenza vaccines based on Mymetics’ proprietary virosome technology platform in pre-clinical settings compared to egg-based split vaccines. Mymetics expects to enter into a more extensive collaboration with Sanofi should the evaluation by Sanofi be positive.
The foregoing description of the Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Agreement which is filed as exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The registrant issued a press release announcing the Agreement, a copy of which is filed as exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Research Agreement effective October 21, 2016 between Sanofi Biologics, LLC and Mymetics BV*
Press Release dated December 1, 2016
*Portions of this exhibit 10.1 have been omitted and separately filed with the SEC with a request for confidential treatment.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: December 1, 2016||By:||/s/ Ronald Kempers|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|