About IMIBIC Health Research Institute

IMIBIC is a health research institute with a high level of care and strongly involved in training for health professionals.

IMIBIC is a health research institute founded on August 24, 2008 following an agreement between the Regional Ministry of Health, the Regional Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment and the University of Cordoba, signed on July 29, 2007. The Institute is managed by the Foundation for Biomedical Research of Córdoba (FIBICO in Spanish), founded on December 27, 2007.

IMIBIC works in collaboration with the University of Cordoba and the Reina Sofia University Hospital, a public hospital with a high level of care and strongly involved in health professional training.

IMIBIC is managed by the Fundación para la Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba (FIBICO, Foundation for Biomedical Research), founded the 27th of December, 2007.

Goals IMIBIC's Main Goals

To generate knowledge;

To help develop new therapies for the most common health problems in our region and to improve the quality of life of the local population.

To conduct research which is relevant for the critical mass.

To meet the scientific challenges of our country in the framework of the European Research Area, promoting the creation of new research groups, identifying and supporting emerging researchers with the ability to generate ideas and open new strategic fields of action.

To make relevant contributions to the productive sector.

To promote relatioships with the business sector and to contribute to the economic and technologic development of Spain and, more specifically, the region of Andalucía.

To develop and strengthen research quality policies.
To ensure quality and to exploit strategic opportunities

To promote the internationalization of R&D&I activity of our researchers.

To foster multidisciplinary research.

To exploit knowledge from different scientific fields to facilitate translational research.

To make relevant contributions to the productive sector.

Promoting relatioships with the business sector and contributing to the economic and technologic development of Spain and, more specifically, Andalusia.

Values

The cornerstones of IMIBIC's commitment to quality and ethical research practices are: integrity, Transparency, Leadership and Cooperation. All IMIBIC members are pledged to support these basic principles.

Mission

IMIBIC intends to become a benchmark research center in the region and the whole country, among the wide range of research institutes accredited by the Institute of Health Carlos III.

Vision

The vision of IMIBIC is to develop and promote a multidisciplinary biomedical environment to suppport research projects and integrate research groups in order to foster translational reserach.