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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 1, 2022
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Effective February 1, 2022, Modification No. 13 (the “Modification”) to Project Agreement No. 01 (“Project Agreement”), dated July 6, 2020, between Novavax, Inc. (the “Company”) and Advanced Technology International, the Consortium Management Firm acting on behalf of the Medical CBRN Defense Consortium in connection with the partnership formerly known as Operation Warp Speed (“OWS”), was executed. The Modification amended the Project Agreement to include a Phase 3 efficacy study with respect to 2019n-CoV-301 in adolescents with a booster component and accordingly extended the performance period under the Project Agreement to December 31, 2023. OWS is a partnership among components of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Defense working to accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics.
The foregoing description of the material terms of the Modification does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Modification, which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as an exhibit to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021.
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.
|Date: February 7, 2022||By:||/s/ John A. Herrmann III|
|Name:||John A. Herrmann III|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary|