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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.

News & Events

2017 UMass Faculty Convocation Honorees

Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy addressed faculty and staff with a keynote presentation, honoring eight nationally acclaimed faculty members as they received the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creativity at the 13th Annual Faculty Convocation on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Campus Center Auditorium.

Discovery

Comprising 250 faculty from 7 colleges and 29 departments, conduct research and engage in hands-on education.

Innovation

  • $150 million in new facilities
  • Industry Collaboratories
  • Prototype development and testing
  • Life Science & Advanced Manufacturing Service Providers

Partners

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center