SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 10, 2021
NanoString Technologies, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction|
530 Fairview Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98109
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share||NSTG||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC |
|(The NASDAQ Global Market)|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
In connection with its participation in the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, NanoString Technologies, Inc. announced on January 10, 2021 certain preliminary results at and for the year ended December 31, 2020. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Company announces material information to the public through a variety of means, including filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, press releases, public conference calls, the Company’s website (www.nanostring.com), its investor relations website (investors.nanostring.com), and its news site (investors.nanostring.com/press-releases). The Company uses these channels, as well as social media, including its Twitter account (@nanostringtech), LinkedIn account (www.linkedin.com/company/nanostring-technologies), and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/NanoStringTechnologies), to communicate with investors and the public about the Company, its products, and other matters. Therefore, the Company encourages investors, the media, and others interested in the Company to review the information it makes public in these locations, as such information could be deemed to be material information.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The information furnished in this Current Report on Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
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.
|NanoString Technologies, Inc.|
|Date:||January 11, 2021||By:||/s/ R. Bradley Gray|
| ||R. Bradley Gray|
| ||President and Chief Executive Officer|