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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): February 24, 2021

Vericel Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Michigan
001-35280
94-3096597
(State or other jurisdiction of (Commission File Number)(l.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
incorporation)
64 Sidney Street
Cambridge,
MA
02139
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (617) 588-5555

Not Applicable
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 classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, no par valueVCELNASDAQ

Indicate by a check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). Emerging Growth Company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o



Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On February 24, 2021, Vericel Corporation issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fiscal quarter and year-ended December 31, 2020, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information in this Report on Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto is intended to be furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit No.Description
99.1
104




EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit No. Description
   
99.1
104


SIGNATURES

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.
Vericel Corporation
Date: February 24, 2021By:/s/ Joseph A. Mara
Name: Joseph A. Mara
Title: Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial Officer)