ILSI: Collaborative science for safe, nutritious and sustainable food.
ILSI is a global, nonprofit federation committed to improving public and planetary health worldwide by convening representatives from the academic, public and private sectors to advance evidence-based scientific research. Read more about our mission, vision and operating principles.
Who is ILSI?
ILSI convenes scientists at the forefront of research on nutrition, food safety and sustainability, and operates within a framework of the highest principles of scientific integrity. ILSI's trusted experts and volunteers around the world work synergistically and transparently across academia and the public and private sectors.
ILSI at a Glance
10 entities worldwide
35 scientific publications
111 workshops, conferences, & scientific meetings
64,316 science video views on YouTube
Integrity in Science
Scientific Integrity is essential to developing sound science that benefits society.
ILSI believes researchers from academia and the public and private sectors, as well as academia, can and should work together on science and health issues of common interest or concern. Public-private collaboration – where all interests, conflicts and biases are declared and all funding is acknowledged – can improve the science used to promote the health and safety of the public and the environment. Learn more.
ILSI is a non-profit, charitable organization organized under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. ILSI does not engage in lobbying or political activities. All contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by U.S. tax law.
ILSI Global, which operates the ILSI U.S. and Canada Research Program, earned the 2022 Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid and the 2021 GuideStar Gold Seal of Transparency: