Science Market Update

University of Cincinnati Awarded $83M in Research Funding

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Tue, Mar 19, 2013

Biotechnology vendors and lab suppliers in Cincinnati will find a well-funded and vibrant research marketplace at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, as recent NIH and NSF research funding statistics show. In 2012, the NIH awarded the university $73.9 million in research funding. The funding was distributed among a number of different projects in various science disciplines. Of the different departments awarded research funding at the University of Cincinnati, the money was given out as listed below:

  • Anatomy/ Cell Biology – 15 awards, $4.1 million
  • Biology – 2 awards, $434,324
  • Chemistry – 3 awards, $781,516
  • Internal Medicine – 34 awards, $9.8 million
  • Pharmacology – 5 awards, $1.8 million
  • Veterinary Sciences – 1 award, $491,064

In addition to receiving NIH research funding, the University of Cincinnati received $9.1 million in NSF research funding. The NSF-funded projects span a number of disciplines within the science research field. Projects in the bio field include cellular dynamics and function, molecular biophysics, behavioral systems, systematics and biodiversity science and evolutionary processes. We have spotlighted the top five NSF-funded bioresearch projects below, broken down by funding program, project title and money awarded:

Top Five NSF-Funded Bio Research Projects

  • Field Stations: Power, Equipment and Connectivity for the University of Cincinnati Center for Field Studies -- $167,076
  • Cellular Dynamics and Function: Multiscale investigations of micromechanics of cytoskeletal protofilaments -- $166,289
  • Molecular Biophysics: Computational Modeling of Biological Nanomachines - Protein Unfolding and Translocation by Clp ATPases -- $151,226
  • Behavioral Systems Cluster: Collaborative Research: Sensory Ecology of an Animal Communication Network - Social and Environmental Contexts -- $120,999
  • Systematics and Biodiversity Science: Collaborative Research: Understanding diversity in camas and rush lilies: can a unified approach resolve species boundaries in difficult groups? -- $68,542


 University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati CARE/Crowley Building

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Don’t miss out on getting to know the Cincinnati bioresearch market! If you are a lab supplier or biotechnology vendor interested in marketing within the well-funded University of Cincinnati market, Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. invites you to attend our annual Cincinnati Bioresearch Product Faire Event on August 7, 2013. Last year, the Cincinnati BioResearch Product Faire Event hosted 181 attendees. Of those attending, 31 were purchasing agents, professors and post docs, and 26 were lab managers. The attendees came from 16 different research buildings and 37 departments around campus.

Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. is a full-service science research marketing and event-planning company that organizes trade shows and events at top research universities nationwide. Research scientists love attending our events because they are able to talk about their latest research projects with others in their field and learn about new biotechnology products and services, all while enjoying a free, catered lunch. Our trade shows are all the more attractive because of the convenience of being on campus and only a short walk away from the lab or the classroom.

Exhibitors value our trade shows highly because we provide a space where they can easily and economically network with lab suppliers and meet researchers. The well-funded universities at which we run our trade shows point to a valuable market of researchers, lab managers and purchasing agents. Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.’s professional services and intimate atmosphere make it easy to discuss your company’s newest technologies and supplies with hundreds of attendees within the space of a few short hours.

For more information on our Cincinnati Bioresearch Product Faire Event, or to view more funding statistics for the University of Cincinnati, click on the button below. If you’re interested in attending a trade show closer to home, we encourage you to check out our 2013 calendar of events.


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