BD Biosciences Research Grants

BD Biosciences immunology research grants provide vital funding to scientists pursuing innovative ideas that advance the scientific understanding of disease.

A total of $140,000 worth of BD Biosciences research reagents are awarded annually to 14 scientists. Through the grant program, BD Biosciences works to support innovation in research and development, helping to define the next generation of scientific breakthroughs.


How to Apply

The application process is simple. Just write an abstract (850 words maximum), review and accept the program terms and conditions, complete the online application, and submit.

Important Dates


Spring 2014 Award Cycle

  • Applications accepted beginning: July 2, 2013
  • Application deadline: November 30, 2013
  • Winners announced: May 2, 2014

Fall 2014 Award Cycle

  • Applications accepted beginning: December 1, 2013
  • Application deadline: May 31, 2014
  • Winners announced: December 4, 2014

Application Guidelines

We welcome your most innovative ideas and encourage you to submit abstracts within evolving research areas that include:

  • Multicolor flow cytometry
  • Cell signaling
  • Cancer research
  • Immune function
  • Infectious diseases
  • Neuroscience research

Applications will be judged by a panel of distinguished scientists from academic and other research institutions. Awards will be based on the application's creativity, content, and innovation, including how the applicant proposes to use BD Biosciences reagents to further his or her research study's goals. Read Abstract Submission Best Practices.

Before receiving awards, winners must sign a contract confirming eligibility and agreeing to abide by the rules of the grant program.*

*Program currently open to scientists and research labs in the US and selected European countries only.


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