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 6, 2018



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Massachusetts   001-38185   04-2652826
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission   (IRS Employer
of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)


14 Norfolk Avenue

South Easton, Massachusetts 02375

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (508) 230-1828



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On December 6, 2018, Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (the “Company”) held a special meeting in lieu of the annual meeting of stockholders (the “Meeting”). At the Meeting, the stockholders voted on the following proposals described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 22, 2018. As of the record date for the Meeting, there were 1,648,904 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share, issued and outstanding and entitled to one vote for each share held. The holders of 65.78% of the Company’s shares of common stock outstanding (1,084,670) submitted votes by proxy or in person at the Meeting, constituting a quorum.


Proposal 1 — Elect two directors as a Class I Directors until the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The election of the directors was approved as follows:


           Shares voted     
Nominee  For   Against   Withhold   Broker Non-Votes 
Jeffrey N. Peterson   390,557    N/A    21,811    672,302 
Michael S. Urdea   394,443    N/A    17,925    672,302 


Proposal 2: Ratify the appointment of MaloneBailey LLP as the Company’s independent auditors for fiscal year 2018. The ratification of the appointment of MaloneBailey LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for fiscal year 2018 was approved as follows:


   Shares voted 
For   926,383 
Against   4,462 
Abstain   153,825 
Broker Non-Votes   N/A 






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.


Dated: December 12, 2018 By: /s/ Richard T. Schumacher
    Richard T. Schumacher