The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research and Innovation to Translate Basic Science into Product Candidates

The Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) translates fundamental research into innovative product candidates, technologies, and services that deliver benefits to human health and well-being. Our specific objectives are to: (1) Become a catalyst and resource for ‘applied’ and ‘translational’ R&D activities; (2) Establish industry engagement models and industry collaborations; (3) Contribute to workforce development; and (4) Participate to innovation & entrepreneurship culture on campus.

Facility Highlight

Electronic Materials
Electronic Materials

Provides state-of-the-art characterization related to photoluminescent, semiconductor, and conducting materials, including device fabrication and methods for determining charge carrier mobility and solar cell efficiency.

IALS Virtual Tour

In this tour you will discover all of the great resources that are available at the Institute for Applied Life Sciences.