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Research and Innovation to Improve Human Health

The Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) translates life science research into products that improve human health. This vision is achieved in collaboration with industry partners. Furthermore, IALS trains an entrepreneurial workforce skilled in the discovery, development, and manufacture of medical devices, biomolecules, and delivery vehicles for the life sciences.

Funding Opportunities

MLSC Funding Opportunities

Launched programs that create jobs and support scientific research. Learn more at http://www.masslifesciences.com

Industry Outreach

Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day 2016

The conference will feature Keynotes, Panels, Innovators’ Marketplace, Networking Reception with leading life sciences CEO’s , and Poster Competition.

News & Events

White House Goes With Its Gut, Backs New Microbiome Project

The White House says it will propose more than $121 million in federal spending over the next two years at the Department of Energy, NASA, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and U.S. Department of Agriculture, but the private spending is ready to go sooner.

Discovery

More than 175 faculty from 3 colleges and 28 departments, conduct research and engage in hands-on education.

Innovation

  • $150 million in new facilities
  • Industry Collaboratories
  • Prototype development and testing

Partners