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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): April 19, 2024    
 
CARTESIAN THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware 001-37798 26-1622110
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 (Commission
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
704 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
 
(617) 923-1400
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
 
N/A
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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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 (Par Value $0.0001)RNACThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
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).

Emerging growth company o

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 8.01 Other Events.

On April 19, 2024, Cartesian Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that it had received a letter (the “Compliance Letter”) from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) notifying the Company that it had regained compliance with the $1.00 per share minimum bid price requirement for continued inclusion on the Nasdaq Global Market pursuant to Nasdaq Listing Rule 5450(a)(1) (the “Bid Price Requirement”).

On January 17, 2024, the Company had received a deficiency letter from Nasdaq notifying the Company that, for the prior 30 consecutive business days, the bid price for the Company’s common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”), had failed to meet the Bid Price Requirement. In accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5810(c)(3)(A), the Company was provided a period of 180 calendar days, or until July 15, 2024, to regain compliance with the Bid Price Requirement.

The Compliance Letter received by the Company on April 19, 2024 noted that (i) the Company’s Common Stock had a closing bid price of at least $1.00 per share for a minimum of ten consecutive business days from April 5, 2024 through April 18, 2024, (ii) the Company has regained compliance with the Bid Price Requirement and (iii) Nasdaq considers the matter closed.



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.
 
 CARTESIAN THERAPEUTICS, INC.
  
  
Date: April 22, 2024By:/s/ Carsten Brunn, Ph.D.
  Carsten Brunn, Ph.D.
  President and Chief Executive Officer


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