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

University of Colorado: Fast Funding Facts and Upcoming Lab Sales Event Information

Posted by Dianna Matyola on Fri, Apr 12, 2019

Do you or your company provide laboratory services or produce laboratory equipment? If so, we invite you to join us at two of the best life science product-sourcing events in Colorado!

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Tags: University of Colorado Boulder, biotechnology events, Biotech Tradeshow, CU Anschutz

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

Midwest Life Science Over $5 Billion in Research

Posted by BCI Staff on Fri, Apr 05, 2019

The Midwest market exceeded $5 Billion in life science research last year. Lab supply companies are invited to educate researchers at top-funded Midwest universities about their products at a series of 11 shows in 2019.

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University of Wisconsin: Be Part of the $1.2 Billion Market; Ranked 6th in R&D Funding

Posted by Andrea Inks on Thu, Apr 04, 2019

The University of Wisconsin, Madison is known as one of the nation’s research powerhouses, ranked 6th in research and development funding according to the NSF. The University received $1.2 billion, with more than $707 billion going directly to life science research. This event is not to be missed!

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Tags: Science Events, Wisconsin Exhibitors, UWisc Tradeshow

Vanderbilt Receives over $40 Million in Funding

Posted by Andrea Inks on Wed, Apr 03, 2019

Vanderbilt is a globally renowned research university. They have gained steady ground in research and the fight against cancer and brain disorders. They have also developed new therapies for leukemia and colorectal cancer and are making progress on new treatments for breast and liver cancer.

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Tags: Vanderbilt University, Life Science Event, Vanderbilt Tradeshow, Vanderbilt Science Event, Vanderbilt Researcher, Vanderbilt Exhibitors

UC Davis Recognized as Research Powerhouse; Early Pricing Special Available on Exhibit Space Until April 9th, 2019

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, Apr 02, 2019

The staff at UC Davis believes in bringing experts together from all disciplines to respond to complex challenges. Ranked in the top 5 percent for total research expenditures, UC Davis is able to investigate solutions to complex challenges such as climate change, advancing health, and feeding a growing world. In 2018, the School of Medicine alone received more than $178 million from the NIH, supporting projects including Explorer, the world’s first total-body 3D scanner. The university continues its leadership status with ten departments ranked in the top 20 for NIH funding expenditures, including three in the top 10.


  • Public Health, 7th
  • Emergency Medicine, 7th
  • Dermatology, 10th
  • Surgery, 11th
  • Anatomy/Cell Biology, 12th
  • Microbiology/immunology, 15th
  • Psychiatry, 15th
  • Biochemistry, 16th
  • Neurology, 16th
  • Pharmacology, 18th


Join us at the upcoming UC Davis lab sales event:

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

Exhibitors  UC Davis Medical Center Event



  • NIH funding: $238.9 Million (2018)
  • Total R & D: $738.3 Million
  • Life sciences expenditures: $540.8 Million


If you are a laboratory equipment supplier, this is an excellent opportunity to meet face-to-face with life science researchers at this well funded research market.

Lab suppliers who purchase exhibit space between now and April 9, 2019 can save $250 with the early pricing discount.  To reach prospects at one of the top-funded universities in the country, call us today and save on your exhibit space while the early discount pricing is still available. 

"I was very pleased with the turnout at the UC Davis Med Center show. Today’s show had a steady flow of people that turned into quality leads."


While in the area join researchers at:

UC Berkeley BioResearch Product Faire™ July 10th, 2019

And stay for:

UCSF Parnassus Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™ July 11th, 2019



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





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