|Severo Ochoa Molecular Biology Center (CBMSO) is a research center of major importance in Spain. It was founded in 1975 as a joint center between the Autonomous University of Madrid and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). Today, the different lines of research cover areas at the forefront of disciplines such as Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Virology, Molecular Microbiology, Neurobiology, Cell Signalling, and Immunology. The CBSMO plays a very important role in the development of biomedical and biotechnology research in Spain, not only in terms of data produced in laboratories, but also with its very significant contribution to the professional training of hundreds of young researchers who are undertaking or have completed their doctoral thesis at the Center.|
|The National Cancer Research Center (CNIO) is a Spanish public institution dedicated to research, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The center was founded in 1998 by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III and the Ministry of Health. Its headquarters are located in the campus of Chamartín of Instituto de Salud Carlos III in Madrid.|
|The Center of Energy, Environment and Technology Research, CIEMAT, belongs to the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, it is a public research organization of excellence in multiple leading-edge technologies and in various areas of basic research. Since its inception in 1951, known as JEN, and since 1986 as CIEMAT, it conducts research and technology development and serves as a reference representing Spain in international forums and advises the government on matters of its competence.|
|The General University Hospital Gregorio Marañón is a public hospital that belongs to the Department of Healthcare of the region of Madrid, and is a national and international reference in several specialties. It has outstanding technology strengths and remarkable educational and research capabilities as well as highly trained and qualified professionals. It routinely conducts EMA-approved clinical trials.|
The Polythechnic and University Hospital La Fe has been a pioneering center in research since the creation in 1973 of the Research Centre of the Hospital La Fe, with a staff of 20 professionals dedicated exclusively to biomedical research.
In 2002 was created the Foundation for research of the Hospital La Fe that, signed an agreement with the Ministry of Health that gave it legal support to boost the creation of instruments for integrated management of research and the resulting resources.
As part of a strategy to promote biomedical research in the Hospital and its area of influence, La Fe IIS has promoted the signing of collaboration and cooperation agreements with other institutions such as the University of Valencia and the Polytechnic University in 2003; with the Spanish National Research Council in 2004; and Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe (Prince Felipe Research Center) in 2005.
The exceptional trajectory in healthcare research of the Institute has been supported by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, ( Ministry of Science and Technology), by granting the accreditation of "Institute for Health Research", which means the recognition to the vanguard scientific production in the Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe.
|The University Hospital " 12 de Octubre" is now one of the most prestigious medical centers nationally and internationally, thanks to its state-of-the-art equipment, outstanding facilities and, above all, to the exceptional work of nearly 7,000 professionals. This recognition is projected not only in its aspect of health care, but also in teaching and research.|
The University of Valencia, founded in 1499, is one of the most important universities of Spain. It is a public University, that covers almost all fields of knowledge from the perspective of education and research and is ranked among Spain's four best universities, according to recognized accreditation systems.
In the field of R&D, the University of Valencia is also included among Spain's most outstanding universities. It has 18 research institutes (three of them associated with the CSIC). It is worth noting the role of the Scientific Park of the University of Valencia, as a business incubator that hosts research groups along with technology-based companies and spin-off companies from research centers.