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- The Union of Swiss Societies for Experimental Biology (USGEB) today called Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing biological sciences within the Swiss Academic Community, and to addressing the social, ethical, and economic issues raised by the rapid progress of the biomedical and life sciences.
- LS2 (USGEB) represents a coalition of independent member and affiliated societies to better serve the interests of the individual members of the single societies.
- LS2 (USGEB) organizes the LS2 Annual Meeting, a two-day convention of all member and affiliated societies. In addition, LS2 financially supports workshops and seminars organized by their members or affiliated societies, as well as young investigators with travel grants allowing them to participate in scientific meetings.
- LS2 (USGEB) is committed to the dialogue between the scientific community and the society at large. It serves as a spokesperson towards governmental agencies and authorities in matters concerning scientific knowledge, expertise, and legal issues.