Contribuir para uma sociedade sustentável baseada na igualdade de oportunidades
The Gulbenkian Institute of Science (IGC), part of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, is dedicated to biological and biomedical research, innovative post-graduate training, and the transformation of society through science. It is a world-leading research institute that promotes open science and discovery for the benefit of humanity. Its researchers are dedicated to understanding the fundamental principles of biology to explain how organisms are formed and interact with their environment, leading to new perspectives on how to treat disease and how to promote a sustainable world. Its mission, vision, and values are fully aligned with the principles and objectives of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, focused on contributing to a sustainable society based on equal opportunities. It is an institution where researchers are encouraged to identify original scientific questions in life sciences, driven by cutting-edge technology, in an interdisciplinary, inclusive and collaborative environment. The IGC intends to spread throughout society the values it promotes and practices such as independence, integrity and ethics, scientific excellence (with impact and reproducibility), flexibility, cooperation, generosity, and responsibility.