Laboratory for Applied Science & Research (LASR)
Welcome to LASR
LASR allows University of Idaho and private sector scientists and staff to work collaboratively, addressing the scientific challenges identified as industry priorities. The laboratory is housed at the Jacklin Science and Technology Center in Post Falls and offers state-of-the-art laboratory space, both wet and dry.
What is LASR?
LASR is a not-for-profit corporation (501(c)(3)), established as a separate legal entity for the purpose of supporting research outreach of the University of Idaho.
- LASR will foster applied research and technology transfer in its geographical area, including short term, milestone-driven research and development projects with commercial partners.
- LASR will create additional opportunities for faculty and student participation in research and opportunities for technology transfer into the private sector to support economic growth in the state of Idaho.
- LASR will be an economic driver in the region, creating researcher and technician jobs.
News and Events
Posted Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:19:00 -0700
Join the Research and Faculty Development team 12:30-1:30 p.m. tomorrow, April 8, via Zoom for a seminar on the National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program. The NSF MRI program supports the acquisition or development of multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training. In this session, learn essential ingredients of competitive MRI proposals such as securing the required cost-share, acquiring preliminary data, collecting and reporting institutional data and constructing management plans. Participants will also be provided with proposal development tools to help in the planning of the next MRI proposal. Read more