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Form 8-K for BIOLIFE SOLUTIONS INC


25-Jun-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On June 20, 2013, the BioLife Solutions Inc. (the "Company") held its 2013 Annual Meeting of stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") at its principal executive office in Bothell, Washington. At the Annual Meeting, the Company's stockholders approved each of the following proposals set forth in the Company's Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2013 (the "2013 Proxy Statement"):

Proposal 1:

The Company's stockholders elected the following directors to hold office until
the 2014 Annual Meeting:

Name                  Votes For    Votes Withheld   Broker Non-Votes
Michael Rice          35,397,986      148,862          8,686,777
Roderick de Greef     35,389,704      157,144          8,686,777
Thomas Girschweiler   35,396,979      149,869          8,686,777
Raymond Cohen         35,381,406      165,442          8,686,777
Andrew Hinson         35,398,286      148,562          8,686,777
Rick Stewart          35,398,526      148,322          8,686,777

Proposal 2:

The Company's stockholders approved, by a non-binding vote, the compensation of our named executive officers, as disclosed in the 2013 Proxy Statement, as set forth below:

Votes For Votes Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 35,318,605 213,248 14,995 8,686,777

Proposal 3:

The Company's stockholders voted on a non-binding advisory proposal regarding the frequency of conducting future stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of our named executive officers, as set forth below:

1 Year 2 Years 3 Years Abstentions 623,472 120,377 34,754,072 48,927

A majority of the Company's stockholders selected three years as the frequency of conducting future stockholder advisory votes on named executive officer compensation. The Company has decided to adopt three years as the frequency for the non-binding advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers until the next stockholder vote on the frequency of the advisory vote on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers is required.

Proposal 4:

The Company's stockholders approved the 2013 Performance Incentive Plan, as set forth below:

Votes For Votes Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 35,300,545 192,772 53,531 8,686,777

Proposal 5:

The Company's stockholders ratified the appointment of Peterson Sullivan LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2013, as set forth below:

Votes For Votes Against Abstain
44,200,669 17,406 15,550


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