The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Industry Engagement

IALS collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to promote successful research collaborations at UMass Amherst. If you are interested in research projects with faculty and/or students, licensing opportunities or any other form of engagement, please contact


Start Ups

Collaborative Startup Community

IALS contributes to the creation and advancement of new ventures and product candidates based on discoveries from students, faculty mentors and their collaborators. This has led to the development of a vibrant and collaborative startup community.

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laboratory space


IALS offers shared laboratory space providing industry partners, entrepreneurs and startups affordable and scalable infrastructure, cutting-edge resources, and a network of researchers to collaborate and create groundbreaking initiatives that change the way we live and innovate.

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Institute for Applied Life Sciences

N510 Life Science Laboratories
240 Thatcher Road
Amherst, MA 01003-9364 | 413-545-1710

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center