about us

Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA) is a research pooling partnership between 11 Scottish Universities that is supported by the Scottish Funding Council.

SULSA aims to enhance Scotland’s vibrant life sciences research community by improving opportunities for collaboration, funding and translational research. SULSA’s vision is to support and increase the level of high-quality life sciences research conducted in Scotland, so that Scotland is recognised globally as a destination for leading life sciences research.


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