Harvard Bioscience, Inc.
HARVARD BIOSCIENCE INC (Form: 4, Received: 11/01/2017 17:13:02)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Eade Katherine A.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

HARVARD BIOSCIENCE INC [ HBIO ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

84 OCTOBER HILL RD.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

10/30/2017
(Street)

HOLLISTON, MA 01746
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   11/1/2017     A    2300   (1) A $0.00   2300   (2) D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy)   $3.33   10/30/2017     A      87600         (3) 10/30/2027   Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   87600   $0.00   87600   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Represents a deferred stock award of 2,300 restricted stock units which vests on December 31, 2017. This retainer award was granted in lieu and satisfaction of the annual cash retainer compensation to be earned by the director for her service on the board and a committee of the Issuer's Board of Directors. the number of shares of common stock subject to such retainer award is equal to the amount of cash that would have been received had the applicable retainer all been paid in cash, divided by the average daily closing market price of the Issuer's common stock for the month of August, rounded to the nearest 100 shares.
(2)  Includes a deferred stock award of 2,300 restricted stock units which vests on December 31, 2017.
(3)  The options vest in three equal installments on October 30, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Remarks:
This form has been signed under power of attorney.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Eade Katherine A.
84 OCTOBER HILL RD.
HOLLISTON, MA 01746
X



Signatures
/s/ Chad Porter, by power of attorney 11/1/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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