HSSA was established by the Washington legislature to promote bioscience-based economic development in Spokane County, and to advance new therapies and procedures to combat disease and to promote public health.

The HSSA invests funds to create and support a nationally competitive health care cluster in Spokane County catalyzing connections between higher education and health care that lead to high wage jobs, long-term sustainability, and economic diversification. HSSA funds the very best projects through a competitive, well-monitored and accountable process.

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Upcoming Events

HSSA Board Meeting

The HSSA Board will meet on April 18, 2017 at 3 PM at the Health Sciences Building (HSB), Room 260, on the WSU Spokane campus. The public is welcome.

Life Science Innovation Northwest 2017

Life Science Washington hosts it annual Life Science Innovation Northwest on May 23-24, 2017, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Some thousand bioscience and medical industry and academic leaders attend. To learn more or register, contact lifesciencewa@lifesciencewa.org.

There is more news in the amazing world of bioscience and biotechnology research, e-mobile apps, medical devices and more than there is time for any of us to read. We want to ease your way to learn more so check out our news and resources.

Every year we have many grant applicants ranging from colleges and universities in Washington state to industrial & commercial for-profit businesses. You can view our awarded research grants here, and our awarded access to care grants here.

Learn about HSSA’s grants by category and how to apply. See our convenient FAQs about the most commonly asked questions with answers here.

Browse our grants

Our funding can help you take your research to the next level. Learn more, or apply today!