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Life Science Marketing Opportunities in the News

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Dec 04, 2013

Keeping up to date with life science marketing news provides an advantage to lab suppliers looking for life science marketing opportunities in their region. At Biotechnology Calendar, Inc., we spotlight the latest funding, building and research news at the universities with which we run life science marketing events on our Science Market Update blog. This valuable resource helps lab suppliers discover where groundbreaking research is being conducted and what university departments have the funding available to purchase new lab equipment.

Our Science Market Update bloggers keep you in mind when they report on a life science event, all the while considering how the marketing news affects your decision to gain insight on a potentially profitable market. We know you’re interested in NIH and NSF funding statistics, funding rankings, new grants, new buildings where lab equipment will be purchased and innovative research that may attract more funding.

Researching a potential market has never been easier than reading Science Market Update daily. For those readers who haven’t been able to check in with our blog for the past week, we’ve compiled short summaries of this week’s noteworthy life science events and opportunities in the news. For more information on an event, we encourage you to click the links below and learn more.


CU Anschutz Receives Record Breaking $772 Million in Private Support

The University of Colorado has announced an outstanding $1.521 billion in funding from the private sector through their Creating Futures fundraising project. 



CU Anschutz

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UCLA Researchers Develop Cytometry Process to Diagnose Cancer

UCLA researchers have developed a new approach to diagnosing cancer. The commercial applications of this research are endless, as the research is already in being translated into new technology by a Los Angeles start up. The technique allows researchers to accurately diagnose cancers by observing bodyily fluids and the physical characteristics of cells.


UCLA Researcher

 Researcher Jianyu Rao

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$6.4M in Life Science Research Funding Awarded to Georgetown

The NIH awarded Georgetown University $6.4 million this year for its department of internal medicine. The program receiving this grant is the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and the funding organization within the NIH was the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.


Georgetown University

Georgetown University campus

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NIH Gives $3M in UC Davis Life Science Funding

Researchers at the University of California, Davis Cancer Center received $3 million in life science funding from the National Cancer Institute, a part of the NIH. The project leader, Dr. De Vere White, has received continual NCI funding for this research since 1985.


UC Davis life science research fudning

University of California, Davis

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Glaucoma Treatment Market Grows Within Texas Medical Center and U.S.

Texas Medical Center doctors now have access to a new, minimally invasive treatment available only at the Houston Methodist Hospital.  A Frost & Sullivan report forecasts that the market revenues will grow from what was $2.19 billion in 2010 to $2.25 billion in 2016.


Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston Methodist Hospital

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Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. is a full service science research marketing and events-planning company that organizes life science marketing events at top research institutions nationwide. If you are interested in life science marketing opportunities close to you, we encourage you to view our 2014 calendar of events. To keep up to date with the latest life science marketing news, we encourage you to read our blog Science Market Update.

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