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 Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:19:00 -0800
MOSCOW, Idaho — Nov. 18, 2020 — University of Idaho, Idaho Falls researchers have verified a new process to save communities millions of dollars and speed up development of the world’s first Molten Salt Nuclear Battery (MsNB), a nuclear energy reactor to generate heat and produce electricity. Read more