Mission, Vision and Values
The IGC is a research institute devoted to biological and biomedical research, innovative training and to transforming society through science. It is part of Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, a perpetual foundation with charitable, artistic, educational and scientific statutory aims.
The IGC Mission, Vision and Values are fully aligned with Gulbenkian Foundation principles and objectives focused on building a sustainable society that provides equal opportunities.
The IGC is a world leading research institute that fosters open science and discovery towards the benefit of humankind, aligned with the vision of the Gulbenkian Foundation of knowledge-based progress towards a sustainable planet.
The IGC is an institution where individuals are empowered to pursue original discovery-driven scientific questions in the life sciences, propelled by cutting-edge technology, in a cross-disciplinary, inclusive and collaborative environment.
IGC aims to spread to society the values it promotes and practices
- Independence, integrity and ethics
- Excellence (impact and reproducibility)
- Plurality and Cooperation
- Generosity and Responsibility