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Tucson: Research, Lab Supplies, Medicine & $277M in Funding

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, Jul 05, 2016

Best Life Science Market in Arizona: UAZ

The University of Arizona, Tucson is ranked among the nation’s top medical schools for research and primary care and is also the best life science market in the state. The university has 23 clinical and medical centers full of life science professionals that spent over $277M on life science research.


Recent Funding Stats: UAZ

2014 Life Science R & D Expenditures  46th Ranked = $277,225,000
2015 NIH Funding: $75,717,196

UA Researchers received a $6.1 million grant to advance arthritis research over the next five years.

The University of Arizona received a five year, $6 million grant from Fondation Leducq, a French non-profit health research foundation, for an interdisciplinary, collaborative push to better understand how the heart deals with mechanical stress under healthy conditions and in the case of a defect.

Researchers at the University of Arizona were awarded a five year, $2.5 million R01 NIH grant to support their laboratory research on the mechanisms behind the sensation of chronic pain.

The CDC awarded the University of Arizona a four year, $2 million award to further autism research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center.

A $1.5 million gift was awarded to the UA College of Medicine to support fat tissue disorder research.

Annual Event in Tucson:  UAZ

University of Arizona, Tucson
Thursday, November 3, 2016

Contact us today if you would like to meet with 150 life science professionals from 17 different buildings and 33 departments. When you purchase this event between now and August 3rd you can save $250 with the early registration pricing.

The University of Arizona BioResearch Product Faire™ Event – 11/3/16

Exhibitors are invited to learn more about how to exhibit by clicking below:

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Hear what other companies say about meeting researchers at the  UAZ BioResearch Product Faire™ Event see more

"This show exceeded my expectations for service to exhibitors, customer traffic, and number of quality leads. Very professional and caring staff that knew what they were doing. There was not a bad seat in the house; all vendors were in a good location. Thank you" - D. T., Exhibitor, University of Arizona BCI event

"For this being a smaller event, I still received more interest than I have at some of the major shows. I thought this was a great venue, the room was close to researchers and they were very receptive. Please continue to have this show yearly." - B. A., Exhibitor, University of Arizona BCI event,



Arizona area Researchers invited to register. Just click the button below:

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