FASEB Strategic Plan: Charting the Course for Future


Public Affairs and Science Policy

Expand efforts and enhance excellence in public affairs and science policy 

  • Expand member society participation in FASEB programs and activities
  • Improve coordination and support of member societies’ public affairs and science policy programs
  • Increase the number of societies participating in FASEB public affairs and policy efforts
  • Expand multi-channel communications services
  • Amplify local grassroots engagement

Research and Education

Advance research and education through collaboration with member societies, program integration, and services development

  • Facilitate sharing and implementation of ideas and programs across FASEB member societies
  • Create an environment of program and product innovation that benefits member societies and the greater life sciences community
  • Support principles and best practices of openness, reproducibility, and rigor in data and science

Public Engagement

Work with and through member societies to expand public engagement to increase appreciation of biological and biomedical sciences

  • Collaborate across member societies to support existing and develop new public outreach, awareness, and advocacy activities
  • Increase and improve science communication skills training
  • Leverage FASEB communications channels and team to expand visibility of FASEB and member society programs and activities

Talent Pool

Ensure a diverse and fully trained workforce in the biological and biomedical sciences by engaging with member societies to strengthen the talent pool

  • Expand career and skills acquisition opportunities
  • Create a culture of inclusiveness and reduce barriers to participation and advancement of underrepresented populations in the biological and biomedical sciences
  • Expand grant programs and pursue new funding/grant opportunities supporting trainee participation in member society activities

Organizational Excellence

Continually pursue organizational excellence across and in support of the federation and its member societies 

  • Adapt and improve governance to accommodate growth and change
  • Ensure financial stability
  • Pursue continuous quality improvements for business operations and programs
  • Support and maintain a highly engaged, service oriented, high capability staff
  • Facilitate the missions of life science societies