Who We Are:

Founded in 2012 as a public-private partnership to promote life sciences education, training, and business growth, the LSCNS is comprised of Endicott College (EC), Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (GMGI), Gordon College (GC), North Shore Community College (NSCC), North Shore InnoVentures (NSIV), and Salem State University (SSU).


North Shore higher education and life science industry partnering to promote high-quality education, training, and biotech business success.


Build a center of life sciences, education, and industry excellence committed to the development of skilled college graduates prepared to contribute to a vibrant North Shore economy and the communities they serve. We will do this by:

  • Training—Our students for high-quality life sciences positions,
  • Building—Strong industry, academic, and community partnerships,
  • Launching—New Biotech careers and business partnerships via student internships and faculty externships,
  • Growing—The North Shore economy & participant revenues.

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The Life Science Consortium of the North Shore is a grateful recipient of $20K/year for 5 years from the $25M Grant Program from the Cummings Foundation starting in June 2022.