The Institute for Pure and Applied Knowledge is a not-for-profit organization* which exists to perform scientific research in the public interest. We use the principles and practices of scientific research to help individual researchers, research teams, consortia, and companies push their project through roadblocks, or map their way around them via evidence-based alternatives. We provide independent views and intellectual effort on scientific progress in three main areas:
To help investigators in their efforts to reduce human pain & suffering through biomedical and related forms of scientific research.
To help investigators increase their understanding of the universe using science as a way of knowing.
To educate the public in robust and reliable advances in medicine and science.
Our activities are varied, but they include:
Conducting and publishing independent and objective nonpartisan analyses, studies, and research on legislative issues that impact public health and scientific progress in light of peer-reviewed and published scientific findings.
Providing support in many forms to endeavors that advance understanding via science (publications, consortia, conferences).
Providing support to progress in science in specific critical areas that are likely to reduce human pain and suffering - and we go the extra mile to help make those successes in translation happen.
Voicing informed opinions and issues on select government agency and court rulings, and actions and positions taken by other government agencies that influence healthcare practice and affect public health.