"Golden Ticket" Contests

Learn more about Bristol Myers Squibb's "Golden Ticket" contests in regions across the U.S.

LabCentral Golden Tickets: Cambridge, Mass.

Bristol Myers Squibb is a platinum sponsor of LabCentral, an innovative, shared laboratory space in Cambridge, MA designed as a launchpad for life-science and biotech start-ups. Each year, Bristol Myers Squibb sponsors a contest to award two “Golden Tickets.” Each Golden Ticket is one year of underwritten individual laboratory bench space at Lab Central (“Award”).  

Companies engaged in therapeutic research in the fields of oncology, hematology, immunology, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience or fibrotic diseases are encouraged to apply, as are those pursuing research in novel target identification, drug delivery, discovery technology platforms or translational R&D.  

Bristol Myers Squibb sponsors three contests for Golden Tickets—with partner organizations in California, Massachusetts and New York.  Each contest is administered and run separately according to each contest’s Official Rules.

A Golden Ticket at LabCentral is good for one individual six-foot bench in LabCentral’s shared facility, including all resident benefits, subject to LabCentral’s policies and the Bristol Myers Squibb Golden Ticket Contest Official Rules (“Official Rules”). LabCentral provides fully equipped, permitted and supported lab space for biomedical research, plus programming and unmatched networking opportunities to help start-ups advance their science and build their companies. Visit http://labcentral.org/facilities-services/ to learn more. 

Learn More About our Winners

2020 LabCentral Golden Ticket Winners

2019 LabCentral Golden Ticket Winners

2018 LabCentral Golden Ticket Winners 

2017 LabCentral Golden Ticket Winners 

2016 LabCentral Golden Ticket Winners

BioLabs@NYULangone Golden Tickets: New York City

Bristol Myers Squibb is a Founding Sponsor of BioLabs@NYULangone, a premier coworking, innovative, shared laboratory space in Manhattan, NY designed as a launchpad for entrepreneurs of life-science and biotech start-ups. Each year, Bristol Myers Squibb sponsors a contest to award three "Golden Tickets." Each Golden Ticket is one year of underwritten individual laboratory bench space at BioLabs@NYULangone (“Award”).

Companies engaged in therapeutic research in the fields of oncology, hematology, immunoscience, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience, or fibrotic diseases are encouraged to apply, as are those pursuing research in novel target identification, drug delivery, discovery technology platforms or translational R&D.

A Golden Ticket is good for one individual bench in BioLabs@NYULangone’s shared facility, including all resident benefits, subject to BioLabs’ policies and the Bristol Myers Squibb Golden Ticket Contest Official Rules ("Official Rules"). BioLabs@NYULangone provides fully equipped, permitted and supported lab space for biomedical research, plus programming and unmatched networking opportunities to help start-ups advance their science and build their companies. Visit the BioLabs website here to learn more. 

MBC BioLabs Golden Tickets: San Francisco, CA

Bristol Myers Squibb is a platinum sponsor of MBC BioLabs, an innovative, shared laboratory space in San Francisco, CA designed as a launchpad for life-science and biotech start-ups. Each year, Bristol Myers Squibb sponsors a Contest to award two “Golden Tickets” (“Contest”).  Each Golden Ticket is one year of underwritten individual laboratory bench space at MBC Biolabs (“Award”).  

Companies engaged in therapeutic research in the fields of oncology, hematology, immunology, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience or fibrotic diseases are encouraged to apply, as are those pursuing research in novel target identification, drug delivery, discovery technology platforms or translational R&D.   

A Golden Ticket is good for one individual bench in MBC BioLab’s shared facility, including all resident benefits. MBC Biolabs provides fully equipped, permitted and supported lab space for biomedical research, plus programming and unmatched networking opportunities to help start-ups advance their science and build their companies. Visit: https://mbcbiolabs.com/ to learn more. 

Bristol Myers Squibb may run separate Golden Ticket Contests in different U.S. regions at the same time or in overlapping time. These contests are run separately by Bristol Myers Squibb each pursuant to its own Official Rules. As long as the Applicant complies with the eligibility criteria set forth in Section 3 of these Rules, an entity can submit separate Applications to multiple contests.