About BD

Leading healthcare safety and technologies for more than a century

In 1897, Maxwell Becton and Fairleigh Dickinson founded Becton, Dickinson and Company with a vision to improve outcomes for patients. With more than a century of experience and our global reach, BD leads in patient and healthcare worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories.

BD worldwide segments

BD Medical

  • Diabetes Care
  • Medication Management Solutions
  • Medication and Procedural Solutions
  • Pharmaceutical Systems

BD Interventional

  • Peripheral Intervention
  • Surgery
  • Urology and Critical Care

BD Life Sciences

  • Biosciences
  • Diagnostic Systems
  • Preanalytical Systems


BD has nearly 50,000 associates across 50 countries who work in close collaboration with customers and partners.

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BD Technologies and Innovation

BD Technologies and Innovation (BDTI) develops next-generation technologies.

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