This fall, lab suppliers at our two New York trade fair events saw a record 669 in researcher attendance. Some exhibitors saw over $500,000 in potential business. At this point, we have only 10 spaces left for the upcoming April event at Rockefeller University, and 11 for Mount Sinai.
Rockefeller University is currently undergoing a major campus extension which will be complete in 2019. This $500 million addition will allow for several new state-of-the-art laboratories and collaborative research spaces on the River campus.
Other Research Funding and News from Rockefeller University:
- 2014 Life Science R&D Expenditures: $299,828,000.
- A new $240 million, two-story, 160,000 square foot research building is under construction. The Kravis Research Building will accomodate 26 labs and 440 scientists.
- The Robertson Foundation has gifted $25 million over five years to aid in new techniques for drug discovery at Rockefeller University.
- A $20 million endowment will support the formation of the Kavli Neural Systems Institute at Rockefeller University. This institute will house 36 neuroscience faculty researchers studying brain-related disorders and injuries.
- RockU was awarded a $15 million, three year grant to support the Interdisciplinary Center for Basic and Translational Research on Disorders of the Digestive System.
On Thursday, April 13th, 2017, lab and chemical supply companies are invited to exhibit at the next BioResearch Product Faire at Rockefeller University.
To reserve one of the 10 remaining spaces and increase lab equipment sales in 2017 call us at 530-272-6675 or visit the link below for more information.
While in New York, lab suppliers may want to consider also exhibiting their lab products to researchers at Mount Sinai Ichan School of Medicine, at the annual BioResearch Product Faire™ event the day prior on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.
Other Research Funding and News from Ichan School of Medicine:
- 2014 Life Science R&D Expenditures: $463,429,000.
- Mount Sinai Health System received a $15 million gift to establish a state-of-the-art Alzheimer's Disease Research Center inside the Icahn Medical Institute.
- Icahn School of Medicine, in collaboration with the Einstein School of Medicine, were awarded a $10.5 million, five year NIH grant to continue collaborative diabetes research.
- Mount Sinai received an $8.8 million research grant to support the development of new stem cell based therapies for blood cancer and other genetic chemo-resistant blood disorders.