Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA) is a strategic partnership between eleven Scottish Universities that aims to advance Scotland’s research and innovation in the life sciences, and secure Scotland’s global position as a world-class centre of research excellence

About Us

Find out more about us, our members, committee, research themes and ECR reps

Events & Workshops

Learn about our upcoming events, workshops and webinars and register to attend

Funding Opportunities

Apply for SULSA funding and learn about previously funded projects

Life Sciences Research

Learn more about the research being undertaken by SULSA-funded researchers

Collaborative Projects

Find out more about our exciting collaborative projects and how you can get involved

SULSA News & Resources

Explore the various SULSA resources available to you including up to date news, useful databases and topical reports

Catapult Advanced Therapies Skills Training Network (ATSTN)

A Scottish consortium has been selected as 1 of the 3 UK Centres to deliver cell and gene therapy and vaccine manufacturing training, as part of the C&GT Catapult Advanced Therapies Skills Training Network (ATSTN).

SULSA will be coordinating both practical and theoretical training, available to industry staff, academics and those enrolled in Further and Higher Education, from April 2021 – March 2023.

Visit our Collaborative Projects page to learn more, register your interest and apply for the role of Training Coordinator for the Scottish Centre. 

SULSA: Advancing Scotland’s Life Science Sector through Strategic Collaboration


By investing in our talent, that enable research and innovation to happen, we make Scotland globally competitive, the place to come for Life Science Research


By driving strategic collaboration across disciplines, sectors and borders we support economic recovery and help build Scotland back better


By supporting translational and transformative research we benefit our society and our environment to build a better future


By breaking down barriers we progress research culture and foster an inclusive environment without limits