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Mission and vision


The key mission of the Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) is to provide scientific and technical services for the National Health System and to promote and carry out research in the Health and Life Sciences.



The ISCIII is the national institution responsible for the Health Research and Development Strategy (AES) of the National R+D+I Plan. It operates via three planning, management and operational areas: the AES; its own Centres, Foundations, Networks and Consortiums; and Scientific and Technical Services Platforms, the leading international support service for biomedical research in Spain.

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