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 (4,000 characters, including spaces), review and accept the program terms and conditions, complete the online application, and submit.

Important Dates

Spring 2016 Award Cycle

  • Applications accepted beginning: June 1, 2015
  • Application deadline: October 31, 2015
  • Winners announced: April 30, 2016

Fall 2016 Award Cycle

  • Applications accepted beginning: January 1, 2016
  • Application deadline: July 1, 2016
  • Winners announced: November 1, 2016

Spring 2017 Award Cycle

  • Applications accepted beginning: July 1, 2016
  • Application deadline: January 1, 2017
  • Winners announced: April 4, 2017

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
  • Stem cell 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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