Bristol Myers Squibb Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Golden Ticket Contest at LabCentral

Jul 06, 2021

Life Sciences and Biotech Start-Ups - Apply by August 17

Posted by Bristol Myers Squibb

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.

Bristol Myers Squibb is sponsoring a contest to award two “Golden Tickets.” Each Golden Ticket is one year of underwritten individual laboratory bench space at Lab Central (“Award”).  

Bristol Myers Squibb is now accepting applications for its 2021 Golden Ticket Contest at LabCentral until August 17, 2021. 

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 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 to learn more. 

To submit an application to the Contest at LabCentral, please review the Official Rules and submit your application via this link: by 11:59 PM EST on August 17, 2021.   

A sub-set of applicants will be identified by Contest Judges as finalists.  Finalists will present their company concept at a virtual Pitch Event attended by leaders from across the Bristol Myers Squibb organization. All presentations at the Pitch Event will be non-confidential and last no more than 15 minutes. The event will be held in a digital format on or around October 13, 2021. 

Awardees will be announced following the Pitch Event.

Bristol Myers Squibb 2021 Golden Ticket Contest at LabCentral Official Rules identify the process for selecting the winners of the contest, the judging criteria and other terms and conditions of the Contest. By submitting an application, applicants represent and warrant that they have read and agree to the Official Contest Rules.

This year, Bristol Myers Squibb is sponsoring three Golden Ticket Contests concurrently. Learn more about our contests with BioLabs@NYULangone (NYC) and MBC BioLabs (San Francisco, CA) here. Each contest is being administered and run separately according to each contest’s Official Rules.  Applicants are allowed to enter each contest one time.

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