• 2017 Annual Dinner

    Join us in the process of advancing our future.

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland

  • Science to Art Auction

    These images reflect a collection of scientific images from our stakeholders that were turned into art. All proceeds from our annual auctions benefit STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, art, math) in the KC region. Bid Now!

  • Blue KC Outcomes Research Grant

    Proposals should improve the quality of the healthcare process through: outcomes, reducing healthcare costs, improving effectiveness, efficiency or efficacy of some aspect of the healthcare process, and/or improving access to healthcare.

  • Kansas City One Health Day

    Join Kansas State University, Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute and BioKansas for Kansas City One Health Day. 

    November 1, 4-6:30pm

  • Collaborate2Cure Research Grants

    Application Deadline: September 28, 2017

  • What is Biotechnology?

    Biotechnology is the use of cellular and biomolecular processes to solve problems or make useful products. It is a collection of technologies that capitalize on the attributes of cells, such as their manufacturing capabilities, and put biological molecules like DNA and proteins to work for us.


The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute strives to advance the life sciences in the KC region through research, commercialization and workforce development.


News & Events

KCALSI’s Annual Dinner events celebrate our progress in the regional life sciences and highlight an area of interest. Learn more »


A program designed to stimulate regional scientific collaboration.  Learn more »

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Life Sciences News


The latest developments within KC’s life sciences initiative.
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News at a glance

Monthly updates on events and developments within the regional life sciences community.
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Industry Census

A comprehensive picture of the life sciences companies in our region.
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Research Development Grant Program

Research grants are awarded to encourage regional collaboration and to stimulate the development of major multidisciplinary proposals from life sciences researchers to government or private funding agencies.
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Life Sciences Bulletin

Life Sciences Bulletin

Quarterly newsletter that showcases information about KCALSI and its stakeholders.



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Strategic Partners