Each BRAD registrant receives educational materials and freebies. This is made possible by Americans for Medical Progress, but we need your help to continue providing materials and education free of charge.
Both sponsorship and partnership opportunities are available to those who wish to support Biomedical Research Awareness Day. Contributions help sustain and grow the program, which creates an informed public on the topic of essential animal research.
BECOME A SPONSOR
BRAD is a great way for your organization or company to show support of biomedical and animal research, provide education to specific audiences and the general public, and help sustain this powerful initiative. Become a sponsor to have your company logo featured on BRAD materials distributed to all participating institutions!
Please consider supporting BRAD through a monetary contribution, creation of a specific giveaway, or by providing educational materials and freebies from your company.
Contact us if you are interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities and becoming an official BRAD supporter!
Current sponsorships include:
The ACLAM Outreach Committee develops and implements outreach efforts to veterinary medical students and veterinarians outside the field of laboratory animal medicine in order to sustain the number of laboratory animal veterinarians in biomedical research and related endeavors. Click here to learn more about externships and other opportunities in laboratory animal medicine!
At Transnetyx, they are committed to providing accurate, timely genetic services to researchers around the world so they can devote their time to real research that leads to discovery. Together we will leave behind a significant imprint on the world and leave it better off than we found it.
Shepherd Specialty Papers is an industry leader of disposable animal husbandry items including bedding, nesting and enrichment materials and remains unmatched in their commitment to provide a full line of quality products to the animal care industry. Specializing in paper, they offer a wide variety of Cage and Pan Liners, Bedding, and environmental enrichment items for the best possible animal care and to make cage maintenance easier and more economical.
Avidity Science is a worldwide leader in the water purification systems and laboratory equipment for scientific research and healthcare lab facilities. Since its inception in 1969, it has built a leadership position in the laboratory research market through a unique combination of water purification and delivery, environmental monitoring, and service solutions.
Medline is a healthcare company: a manufacturer, distributor and solutions provider for animal husbandry and research in contract research organizations (CRO) and lab animal research (LAR) in higher education. Our leading products include PPE, including protective apparel, gloves, including, exam, surgical and specialty handling as well as medical, surgical and laboratory supplies. Headquartered in Northfield, Ill., Medline has 24,000+ employees worldwide, a fleet of nearly 1,000 trucks and does business in more than 90 countries. For more information on Medline, go to www.medline.com/educationandresearch.
LGL Animal Care Products, Inc. provides a large selection of kennels, standard caging, or custom caging to meet your kennel, zoo, or research facility needs. They specialize in designing and manufacturing the finest cages and kennels for your animal housing needs. They also manufacture a wide variety of kennel accessories and material for research handling, resting benches for zoo cages and research lift tables. LGL Animal Care Products, Inc., manufactures a broad range of stainless steel and aluminum kennels for veterinarians, biomedical research industries, and zoos. They specialize in modular caging that allows each facility to change with new housing and space recommendations.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guides us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe.
Data Sciences International is the global leader in preclinical in vivo research solutions. We honor the contributions of research animals and are committed to treating them with respect. That commitment extends throughout our global organization and is fully integrated into our business. This can be seen in the solutions we provide researchers that allow the collection of high quality data from a reduced numbers of animals in an environment that minimizes stress by monitoring them consciously and freely moving. We uphold this ideal by promising to maintain a high standard of care for our research animals, provide resources to help researchers achieve high animal welfare standards and are fully in support of the 3 R’s (Reduction, Refinement, Replacement).
BECOME A PARTNER
Americans for Medical Progress (AMP) is working with organizations to provide education on the important role of animals in research to specific audiences and/or the general public. Is there a particular audience your organization would like to reach? Partner with AMP to have a BRAD Fellow devoted to expanding BRAD celebrations and education to specific audiences!
Current partnerships include:
Interested in coordinating BRAD on a larger scale and work in the field of neuropsychopharmacology? Then consider applying for the ACNP/AMP BRAD Fellowship. This fellowship is open to early career scientists in the field of neuroscience, psychology, and pharmacology who support humane and essential animal research and who offer a commitment to peer education about animal research issues and raising awareness of opportunities in the field. Click here to learn more and apply!
The Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinary Technicians is an emerging group focused on enhancing animal welfare through sharing of clinical, surgical, and technical ideas among members, continuing education opportunities, and professional networking for laboratory animal technicians. The partnership with BRAD is aimed at elevating awareness of SLAVT, encouraging veterinary technicians to consider a career in laboratory animal medicine, and highlighting career development opportunities for veterinary technicians already in the field. Click here to learn more about the organization!
The Institutional Officials Consortium (IOC) is a collaboration of life sciences companies that support activities dedicated to advancing the benefits of animal-based research and emerging alternatives to support and improve human and animal health. IOC supports BRAD as a vital program to provide public and factual information on biomedical research.
Tecniplast, a world leading company in the Lab Animal Industry since 1949, designs, manufactures and distributes equipment for vivariums. We are thrilled that Tecniplast is making the official BRAD 2020 Webinar possible! Additionally, their support will help us provide you with posters highlighting animal contributions to Nobel Prizing winning breakthroughs. Register for BRAD 2020 to receive these materials!
Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia and other life science organizations. As the largest organization that is solely dedicated to providing research models and related products and services, we are committed to helping researchers realize the full potential of their critical R&D projects as we fulfill our mission to work together to build a healthier and safer world.
The Academy of Surgical Research fosters interdisciplinary transfer of ideas and theories by offering a common platform through which the reporting of valid surgical research efforts is a reality. It is a network of over 200 surgeons, anesthetists, technicians, and scientists with different backgrounds, work environments, and specialties collaborating to promote surgical research efforts.
Both Sponsors and Partners will be recognized, if desired, on the BRAD website (www.BRADglobal.org) and on specific materials.
Learn more about the Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach
through Americans for Medical Progress.