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Sell More Scientific Supplies at U Georgia Event

Posted by BCI Staff on Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Bioresearch product sales event
University of Georgia, Athens
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
“The BCI event at the University of Georgia offers our company a great opportunity to interact with potential customers and generate sales leads. After seeing the results from our first time exhibiting, we have been back every year and plan on continuing to attend.”

Does your company sell lab supplies, equipment, or services? Lab suppliers and service providers are invited to sell lab tools, technologies and services at the upcoming  Athens, Georgia, UGA 18th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ Event on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.( see 2017 blog)

What does the scientific market at UGA look like? Laboratory equipment suppliers are encouraged to peruse the most recent stats for the Athens Georgia, marketplace:
Latest Available Life Science R & D Expenditures : 59th Ranked: $232,592,000

Latest Available NIH Funding: $48,562,799

6 UGA, Georgia Scientific Funding Stats:

UGA administrators used a $10 million earmarked fund to modernize the old labs in UGA’s chemistry and biology buildings, both first occupied in 1960. The renovated labs are facilities for faculty research and are now open.

The University of Georgia, Athens is in its third year of a five-year, $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research the processes of Glycan formation and it's involvement in disease development with the aim of discovering new therapeutics. 

A team of researchers led by UGA faculty received a $5 million grant from the USDA to find new ways of combating invasive weeds.

UGA's Michael Terns received a $2.78M NIH grant to study CRISPR-Cas, an emerging gene editing tool.

$2.1 million, over five years, was awarded to the University of Georgia for its research on vitamin B12 synthesis in organisms.

The NIH awarded UGA researchers a five-year, $1.9 million grant to study pnemonia persistence. 

Researchers at UGA received a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the NIH in 2014 & $1 million from the Welcome Trust and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2015 study cryptosporidium, a parasite that causes the diarrheal disease cryptosporidiosis.

Get current UGA stats by clicking here:
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Last year, the BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at The University of Georgia, Athens attracted  129 attendees, of which 28 were professors, post docs and purchasing agents.  Of the total attendees 23 were lab managers. The balance were research associates and postgraduate students.
Top departments represented by attendees last year:
  • Genetics
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Entomology
  • Cellular biology
  • Chemistry / Biochemistry
  • Food science and Technology
  • Microbiology
  • Crop & Soil sciences
  • Cellular biology
  • Chemistry / Biochemistry


Exhibitors are invited to educate UGA researchers about relevant life science tools.  If you have the tools that researchers need so that they can work more efficiently in the labs, we encourage you to participate in this event.
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If your company would like to demonstrate lab products and increase 2018 research sales at UGA and/or other top funded science markets, we can help you.
This event is brought to you by Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.  Click below to see scientific marketing events at other top funded research institutions across the country.
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