About KCALSI

The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization governed by its President, the Board of Directors and the Board’s four permanent committees.

VISION STATEMENT

The Kansas City region is a global leader at the nexus of human and animal health benefiting all our citizens and the economy.

OUR MISSION

To coordinate the regional life sciences initiative by:

  • Fostering¬†relationships between the academic and private sector life sciences communities
  • Assisting scientific collaborative research efforts through identifying funding opportunities, proposal review facilitation, resource allocation, and maintaining accountability
  • Raising awareness of the life sciences and the value it brings to people, the region and institutions
  • Assisting in life sciences advocacy efforts at the local, state, and national levels
  • Providing support to economic development and technology transfer & commercialization organizations.

PATH TO 2025

A regional strategic assessment has been completed and the report is available for downloading.