about us

Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA) is the Life Sciences Research Pool in Scotland. A strategic partnership across 11 Universities, which aims to drive collaboration across Universities as well as the industry sector, the Health Service and across disciplines.

SULSA supports and enhances research and innovation excellence in Scotland’s life science sector, ensuring Scotland is recognised globally as a destination for leading life sciences research and development. SULSA strives to enhance Scotland’s vibrant life sciences research community by improving opportunities for cross-cutting collaboration, inward investment, lifelong learning and translational research.

Executive Committee

Meet SULSA’s Executive Committee

Member Universities

Learn more about SULSA’s eleven University members

Research Themes

Explore SULSA’s four research themes

ECR Reps

Meet SULSA’s Early Career Researcher Representatives


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