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The strategic planning of the Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) is part of the National Strategy for Science and Technology (ENCYT) and the National R+D+I Plan and is subject to the guidelines established by the Joint Committee of representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and the Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality.

The ISCIII implements this strategy via the following instruments:

  • The Health Research and Development Strategy, as set out in the 2012 National R+D+I Plan.
  • Its policy on its own centres, foundations, networks and consortiums.
  • Common platforms for scientific and technical services.
  • Agreements with Autonomous Communities and other institutions.

Its basic objectives are:

  • The generation of knowledge in health sciences.
  • To have a positive impact on public health.
  • The generation of wealth via innovation and the creation of different business initiatives.

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