A Missouri Innovation Center
The Institute for Industrial and Applied Life Sciences, a registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation, is a joint public/private cooperative effort to enhance life sciences training in the Midwest region. The IIALS mission is focused on workforce development, economic development, and improving the knowledge, understanding and training in the field of life sciences.
The IIALS vision is to help create an environment where our political, business, and workforce development leaders all work together to improve our local environment and economy.
The IIALS manages and is located within the Christopher S. “Kit” Bond Science and Technology Incubator, located on the campus of Missouri Western State University (MWSU). The IIALS and MWSU seeks to bring currently available technology to bear in the market place for commercial ventures operating in St. Joseph and surrounding region.