The protocol for the creation of the Institute (IBIMA) provides that the Mission of IBIMA will be to develop and enhance a multidisciplinary biomedical research space, which primarily integrates UMA and the General Hospital of Malaga and Virgen de la Victoria groups, which contribute to scientifically substantiate the programs and policies of the National Health System, preferably enhancing translational research at the Biomolecular, Clinical, Epidemiological and Technology level.

The Vision of IBIMA as a biomedical research institute is to be a proactive and innovative organization, a national and European reference, aiming to offer the best possible investigation at all times. IBIMA must become the health authority of reference for citizens and health professionals in the lines of research that it develops and provide public assurance of proper research practice offering quality, effectiveness, efficiency and transparency in funding.

The VALUES that support the IBIMA project are:
  • Collaboration and Cooperation
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Social Responsibility
  • Efficiency
  • Leadership and Commitment
  • Respect
  • Pursuit of Excellence
  • Quality
  • Transparency