Science for Life harbors scientists with world-renowned reputations in their field of research and is a unique combination of experts from the four Life Sciences institutes of Utrecht University and accompanying industry that join their fundamental and strategic research capacities in the Life Sciences domain. It is managed by a multidisciplinary group of leading scientists of the Faculty of Science, representing 20 research groups divided over 3 departments and represents a total annual research budget of 25 MEuro.

Science for life collaborates with partners from industry like Nutricia Research, TNO, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht and the Hubrecht Institute. Associated partners are Artemis Research Institute for Wildlife Heath, Bilthoven Biologicals, Genmab BV, GlaxoSmithKline, Immuno Valley, Municipality of Utrecht, Province of Utrecht, Taskforce Innovation Utrecht Region, Utrecht Holdings, Utrecht Science Park and Utrecht Valorisation Center.