International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI)

Scientific Partnerships for a Healthier World

ILSI is a nonprofit, worldwide organization whose mission is to provide science that improves human health and well-being and safeguards the environment. For over 40 years, ILSI has specialized in convening scientists from the public and private sectors to collaborate in a neutral forum on scientific topics of mutual interest. Read more.

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ILSI at a Glance

15 entities worldwide

70 scientific publications

152 workshops, conferences, & scientific meetings

38,000 science videos on YouTube

103 employees


Integrity in Science

Scientific Integrity is essential to developing sound science that benefits society.

ILSI believes researchers from public and private sectors can and should work together on science and health issues of common interest or concern. Public-private collaboration - where all interests, conflicts, and biases are declared and all funding is acknowledged - can improve the science used to promote the health and safety of the public and the environment. Learn more.

ILSI Scientific Integrity

Public Benefit

All of ILSI’s scientific activities must have a primary public purpose and benefit.


ILSI believes scientists from industry, government, academia and other sectors of society can and should work together to identify and address topics of common interest.


All of ILSI's activities are conducted in an open and transparent manner with outcomes made publicly available.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Who is ILSI?

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The video includes an overview of ILSI's mission, membership, science & research, publications, and more!