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):

August 25, 2021



Cytek Biosciences, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-40632   47-2547526

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

46107 Landing Pkwy

Fremont, California

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 922-9835


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   CTKB   Nasdaq Global Select Market

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Item 1.01

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On August 25, 2021, Cytek Biosciences, Inc. and Cytek (Wuxi) Biosciences Co., Ltd, a China subsidiary of Cytek Biosciences, Inc. (together, “Cytek”) entered into a Supply Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Coherent NA, Inc. (“Coherent”). Pursuant to the Agreement, Coherent has agreed to sell and supply to Cytek, on a non-exclusive basis, laser products manufactured by Coherent. Cytek will provide Coherent with rolling forecasts of Cytek’s anticipated orders, which are non-binding. Cytek does not have a minimum purchase obligation pursuant to the Agreement. Purchase orders submitted by Cytek pursuant to the terms of the Agreement will be deemed accepted upon writing acknowledgement of acceptance by Coherent.

The Agreement has an initial term of three years and will automatically renew for a subsequent one-year period unless either party provides written notice of non-renewal at least four (4) months prior to the expiration of the initial term. The Agreement may be terminated prior to the end of its term upon the occurrence of certain specified events. The Agreement also sets forth additional terms and conditions relating to, among others, representations and warranties, order cancellation, indemnification, insurance, product delivery, intellectual property rights, liability and product specifications.

The foregoing description of the Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Agreement, which will be filed as an exhibit to Cytek’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ending September 30, 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.


    Cytek Biosciences, Inc.
Date: August 30, 2021     By:  

/s/ Wenbin Jiang, Ph.D.


Wenbin Jiang, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer