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UMass: Gain Visibility in the Third Largest Research Marketplace In Massachusetts

Posted by Amanda Caudill on Thu, Dec 11, 2014

As the leader in producing university and industry based scientific trade shows nationwide, we invite you to join us at the Amherst BioResearch Product Faire™ Event, on the University of Massachusetts, Amherst campus on June 11, 2015.

1st Annual


University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Thursday, June 11, 2015


Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. produces annual life science tradeshows at Harvard University every year that attracts hundreds of life science researchers looking to source new products and technologies, and this year is pleased to announce that the 1st annual BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. This is a growing research marketplace receiving millions of dollars in research funding to support ongoing projects and help researchers begin new projects. 

Amherst Key Stats:

  • The University of Massachusetts, Amherst is undergoing a five-year, $1.4 billion construction and renovation project on its campus.
  • In 2013 received $39.7 million in research funding from the NSF.
  • In 2013, the National Institutes of Health awarded the University of Massachusetts, Amherst $21.7 million in research funding.


Lab suppliers market to hundreds of university scientists in 2014. Harvard science professionals find potenial new lab sales leads.

(Images of researchers finding new products at thte 2014 Harvard event.) 

The University of Massachusetts, Amherst ranks third in Massachusetts for research funding from the National Science Foundation, behind only MIT and Harvard University.

UMass_Amherst_Pond-1Research departments at Amherst include

  • Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Food Science
  • Kinesiology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Neuroscience and Behavior
  • Nursing
  • Plant Biology


(Photo on right courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)


Supported research activities at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst totaled over $195 million in FY 2012. And researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, as part of a multi-institution research team, received $4.8 million in life science funding from the National Cancer Institute as part of a five-year life science grant to research a way to target various diseases including Alzheimer’s.

Here is a breakdown of 2014 NIH life science funding by department:











Other health professions


Public health and preventative medicine                                      


Veterinary Sciences



Be a part of the first annual BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and introduce your company and products to nearly 150 active life science professionals.  

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While in the area, be sure to take part in the 9th annual Longwood Medical Center BioResearch Product Faire™ Event being held adjacent from Harvard University.

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