In collaboration with P.W. Anderson & Partners, LTD, the leader in creating alliances between academics, life sciences research and industry, the Life Sciences DIRECT program helps economic development organizations bring corporate research teams and preeminent academic university researchers together to create win-win partnerships.

Trends Affecting the Life Sciences Industry

–        Compressed product development timelines

–        Increased competition for innovative technologies

–        Pressure on internal R&D budgets to demonstrate ROI


The result of these trends is industry’s drive to collaborate with leading-edge University research teams.

Life Sciences DIRECT jumpstarts the connection between University assets and application to industry, whether it is in a university laboratory, an incubator, Research Park or accelerator.  For EDOs, Life Sciences DIRECT can help advance STEM community via talent attraction, talent retention, investment and industry expansion.

Our unique process of evaluating a University’s clinical areas of therapeutic expertise, ability to understand the specific research requirements and lab culture, identification of potential company targets, as well as our vast knowledge and relationships within the economic development industry, brings a laser-focused connection between academics, life sciences research and industry.

How could forging relationships in the life sciences industry help move your University, research team or EDO forward?

Contact us today to request our Life Sciences DIRECT brochure, or to start the conversation, call Janet Ady at (608) 663-9218.