Life Science Company and Industry News Briefs

UMichigan: New Wet and Dry Lab Building, Now Open!

Posted by Dianna Matyola on Fri, Apr 19, 2019

The University of Michigan just opened a new $261 million, five-story, 312,000 square-foot science building. This impressive building will mostly feature wet and dry lab work, housing the university's departments of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, as well as Paleontology. The building also includes an area with advanced plant growth facilities, a team-based classroom on the first floor that seats 138 people, and two specimen laboratories.

The University of Michigan provides their researchers with state-of-the-art facilities and encourages their researchers to be innovative with support and gratitude. At $1.5 billion in total R&D, the University of Michigan is the top public university in research spending in the United States. Life science research receives more than $826 million of that funding. 


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Tags: University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Lab Sales, BioResearch Product Faire, University of Michigan research

UC San Diego: $2 Billion Fundraising Goal

Posted by Dianna Matyola on Thu, Apr 18, 2019


Lab Suppliers and service providers are invited to Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.’s semi-annual event at the University of California, San Diego, where R&D funding topped $1.2 billion in the 2018 fiscal year.

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Tags: University of California San Diego, Lab Sales, BioResearch Product Faire

Don't Miss Our Event at DukeU! $950M in Life Science Funding

Posted by Dianna Matyola on Wed, Apr 10, 2019

Duke University is ranked 8th in research and development expenditures, with more than $1.1 billion in funding. A majority of that funding, specifically $950 million of it, goes directly to Life Science research. This is an exciting campus to spend the day at, networking with researchers. There is always a good turnout at this show- last year we had 275 attendees!

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Tags: Duke University, Lab Sales, BioResearch Product Faire

Why Sell Lab Supplies at UMass Amherst?

Posted by Dianna Matyola on Tue, Apr 09, 2019


The University of Massachusetts, Amherst ranks third in Massachusetts for research funding from the National Science Foundation, behind only MIT and Harvard University. With over $210 million in research funding for the 2017 fiscal year, UMass Amherst is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation.


Funding Facts:

  • Total R&D $210.4M in 2017
  • Life Science funding $74.2M in 2017
  • Over $1.3B spent on campus improvements since 1999


There are over 60 campus-based research centers and institutes at University of Massachusetts Amherst. A few of the featured institutes and centers in the life sciences and health are:


  • Institute for Applied Life Sciences
  • Pioneer Valley Life Science Institute
  • Center for Community Health Equity Research
  • Center for Neuroendocrine Studies
  • UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science
  • Center for Research and Education in Women’s Health
  • Clydesdale Center for Foods for Health and Wellness


If you are a laboratory equipment supplier, this is an excellent opportunity to meet face to face with life science researchers at this prestigious and well-funded research market. Educate researchers about your lab or chemical supply products and make future contacts at this valuable networking event.


On Wednesday, July 31st. 2019, Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. will host the 5th annual BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Professionals from the life sciences are invited to attend the event for free.  Come learn about the latest in laboratory equipment and see demonstrations of how these new tools and techniques can assist with your research. For more information about this on-campus trade fair and to pre-register, click the button below. 


Last year, the BioResearch Product Faire™ event at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst attracted 229 attendees of whom 47 were professors, post docs and purchasing agents.  Of the total attendees, 17 were lab managers and the rest research associates and postgraduate students. Attendees came from 14 buildings and 19 departments.



"The vendor show at UMass Amherst was excellent. The advertising was evident by the great turnout through the whole time. We also received several excellent leads. We would attend again." - R. G., Exhibitor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst BCI event


If you are a laboratory equipment supplier, this is an excellent opportunity to meet face to face with life science researchers at one of the nations top universities for research. Call us at 530-272-6675 or click on the link below to reserve a space and increase your science product sales in 2019.

Exhibitors UMass Event click here 

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Tags: Lab Sales, BioResearch Product Faire, UMass Amherst

Early Registration Deadline Extended to Friday for NorCal Events - Save up to $750!

Posted by Dianna Matyola on Mon, Apr 08, 2019

Purchase exhibit space by this Friday, April 12, 2019 for events at UC Davis, UC Berkeley & UC San Francisco, Parnassus and save $250 per show with the early pricing discount. Why would you want to purchase space at one of our events? Last year, exhibitors met with nearly 600 researchers in this $3 Billion marketplace.

If you sell laboratory equipment, attending this event will get you face time with hundreds of life science researchers and provide you the opportunity to network with as well as educate them about your innovative products. Call today to reserve your exhibit spaces at these three life science campuses, all back-to-back, and receive an early registration discount for all three shows!

Also, consider these funding facts:

UC Davis: 

  • 2017 Total R&D Expenditures: $738.3 Million
  • 2017 Life Science R&D Expenditures $540.9 Million
  • 2017 Total R&D Ranking: 30th

UC Berkeley:

  • 2017 Total R&D: $770.8 Million
  • 2017 Life Science R&D Expenditures: $224.6 Million
  • 2017 Total R&D Ranking: 26th

UC San Francisco, Parnassus:

  • 2017 Total R&D Expenditures: $1.4 Billion
  • 2017 Life Science Expenditures: $1.3 Billion
  • 2017 Total R&D Ranking: 3rd


"Excellent turn-out this year! Our company was able to connect with many existing and prospective customers. We feel that this year's show will definitely generate business for us. The gorgeous view from our booth was an added bonus. Thanks!" - S. Q., Exhibitor, UC San Francisco Event 

"I have been doing Biotech Calendar shows on the west coast for the last 6 years and have found their events to be well organized, with high traffic and quality attendance. 'You get what you pay for,' as they say, and we always look forward to a Biotech Calendar event to promote our automated genotyping services." - A. M., Exhibitor, UC Berkeley BCI Event

"Great show! Most traffic I've had in my vendor show career. Completely worth paying for this show. Support by staff was 5 stars." - E. M., Exhibitor, UC Davis Medical Center BCI Event


Other University Facts:

 - UC Davis has almost 1,000 basic science, translational and clinical research studies in progress, all made possible through state and federal funding as well as grants and funding from private foundations in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries as well as philanthropic donations

 - UC Berkeley will partner in the recently announced $600 million Chan Zuckerberg science ‘Biohub,’ a collaborative center aimed at accelerating the development of breakthrough scientific and medical advancements

 - UC San Francisco's Medical School has been the top public recipient of biomedical NIH grants for six consecutive years

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Early Registration Pricing for these events ends on April 12, 2019! Book before this date to receive an additional $250 off your booth space per show and meet with some the most well-funded and respected researchers in the nation.

Call us at (530) 272-6675 or click on the link below to reserve a space and increase your science product sales in 2019.


UC Davis Medical Center BioResearch Product Faire™ - July 9th, 2019

Exhibit at UC Davis

UC Berkeley BioResearch Product Faire™ - July 10th, 2019

Exhibit at UC Berkeley

UCSF Parnassus Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™ - July 11th, 2019

Exhibit at UCSF Parnassus 


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Tags: University of California San Francisco, University of California Berkeley, University of California Davis, Lab Sales, BioResearch Product Faire

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Science Event Invitation

Posted by BCI Staff on Fri, Mar 29, 2019

You are invited to attend the upcoming 19th annual University of Minnesota BioResearch Product Faire™ Science Product Trade Show. This complimentary event is open to active research scientists and related life science professionals.

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Tags: UMinn, Lab Sales, BioResearch Product Faire, UMinn Events

Sales Opportunity: UMichigan $1.48 Billion R&D

Posted by Rebecca Inch-Partridge on Mon, Jan 08, 2018

If your laboratory supply or equipment company is looking for opportunities to increase sales in 2018, you need to look no further than the University of Michigan Marketplace.

Laboratory equipment suppliers wishing to market their products to the well funded researchers of UM, Ann Arbor should plan on participating in The 18th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ event at the University of Michigan This is an excellent opportunity to meet face to face with life science researchers. Last year, this event attracted nearly 500 attendees. Of these attendees, 161 were purchasing agents, professors and post docs, and 82 were lab managers.

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Tags: University of Michigan, new research funding, New research facilities, University Research, Michigan, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, laboratory equipment suppliers, UMich, Midwest Region, research news, BioResearch Product Faire, NIH awards 2017, 2017 research funding, University of Michigan research, university research funding

Increase Life Science Lab Equipment Sales at Rutgers

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, Nov 21, 2017

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Tags: biomedical sciences, Bioresearch funding, Rutgers University, laboratory equipment suppliers, new medical buildings, lab products, Rutgers, New research center, BioResearch Product Faire, Biotechnology trade show

Increase Laboratory Equipment Sales in Georgia

Posted by BCI Staff on Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Does your company have new products that will help life science research professionals at the University of Georgia? 

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Tags: biomedical research, University of Georgia Athens, University of Georgia, NIH funded Research Projects, UGA, chemical supply, laboratory equipment suppliers, lab suppliers, BioResearch Product Faire, Laboratory product sales, Biotechnology trade show, NIH awards 2017, 2017 research funding, Brain Repair

UPenn, Philadelphia BioResearch Product Faire™

Posted by Greg Paul on Tue, Oct 31, 2017

The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia is consistently working to be at the forefront of life science research and the $1 Billion market there shows it! The school recently opened a new $27 Million facility on the medical campus with 24.000 sq. ft. of dedicated research and cell therapy manufacturing space.  Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. will return to UPenn in the spring of 2018 with the 19th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ and invites life science exhibitors to join!

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Tags: Pennsylvania, UPenn, Philadelphia, PA, BioResearch Product Faire, 2018

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