SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): May 10, 2017
PIERIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State of Incorporation)||(Commission
255 State Street, 9th Floor
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 857-246-8998
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|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
The information set forth under this Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition, including the exhibit attached hereto, shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of a press release of Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc., dated May 10, 2017, announcing certain financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
99.1 Press release announcing financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, dated May 10, 2017.
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.
|Dated: May 11, 2017||PIERIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Title:||Acting Chief Financial Officer|
|99.1||Press release announcing financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, dated May 10, 2017.|