Introducing the International Partnership Assistance Portal

November 27, 2012

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center today launched a web-based portal to help Massachusetts companies seek and find international partners. The portal is being made available by the Center at no cost to participating companies. At the Life Sciences Center, we recognize that collaboration is critical to innovation, and we want Massachusetts to be open for collaboration 24/7/365!

The International Partnership Assistance Portal (IP-ap) is accepting profiles from Massachusetts life sciences companies that are interested in exploring business-to-business partnerships in areas such as early- or later-stage R&D, clinical trials, manufacturing, distribution or commercialization. The MLSC is working with international agencies to market the portal among the international life sciences business communities and encourage companies interested in collaborating with Massachusetts industry partners to enter their profiles in the portal.

Companies with profiles in the portal will be able to use a search function to identify prospective partners with similar interests and complementary expertise.Company profiles will include background information, area(s) of focus/expertise, type of partnership(s) being sought, and contact information. 

Visit the IP-ap at to get started today!

If you have any questions about the portal, please contact Danica Medeiros at  


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