Patents and awards for innovation

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BD Medical – Pharmaceutical Systems has proven success with various patents and awards for our innovative systems, culture and approaches.


BD has been granted the following patents, of more than:

  • 5,000 patents and 2,500 patents pending—spanning more than 40 countries, relating to more than 100 technologies—in parenteral drug delivery
  • 400 patents and applications in intradermal delivery
  • 250 patents and applications in safety
  • 140 patents and applications in self-injection


BD has recently received the following recognitions:

  • 2015 Outstanding Corporate Innovator by the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), which is the only award of its kind for demonstrating five or more years of sustained and quantifiable innovation
  • 2015 Top 100 Global Innovator by Thomson Reuters