Member Type: Research & Educational Institutions
Vall d’Hebron Institute of Research (VHIR) is a public sector institution that promotes and develops the biomedical research, innovation and teaching at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital (HUVH), the hospital of Barcelona and the largest of Catalan Institute of Health (ICS). The members of VHIR's Board of Trustees are the Catalan Ministry of Health, the Catalan Ministry of Economy and Knowledge (VHIR is a CERCA center), HUVH, Bank of Blood and Tissues, the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) (of which WHIR is an accredited research institute), and the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), which together with VHIR is part of Accredited Institute of Campus Vall d’Hebron Institute by the Institute of Health Carlos III (ISCIII).
Since its creation in 1994, VHIR works to find solutions to the health problems of society and to contribute to spreading them around the world. After more than 20 years, VHIR has achieved leadership in biomedical research at hospitals in Spain and wants to be recognised in 2020 as a European Institute leader in clinical and traslational research linked to a university hospital.