Potential collaborators abound. Whether you seek academic resources from powerhouse institutions such as Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), or the University of Massachusetts (UMass), or clinical support from world-famous hospitals, Massachusetts is driving life sciences research.
According to the U.S. News and World Report, ten of the world’s top 400 universities are located in Massachusetts. In the Forbes top 100 colleges in the U.S. report, 11 are located in Massachusetts.
In addition to world-class academic institutions, Massachusetts is home to many of the world’s leading teaching and research hospitals including Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, the Dana Farber Cancer Center, and Tufts Medical Center. Massachusetts receives more per-capita in NIH funding than any other state.