Mission & vision

Mission, vision & values

Our mission is to create and harness knowledge of disease in order to improve health outcomes for those in need.

Our vision is to be a thriving medical research institute that makes discoveries with impact.

Our values are excellence, integrity, passion, generosity, creativity and collaboration.

Strategic goals

  • Deliver impact through research excellence & its translation
  • Retain, support & attract outstanding people
  • Enable scientific innovation through cutting-edge facilities & services
  • Grow research capacity & capability

Affiliations & partnerships

SVI operates within one of the world’s most dynamic biomedical hubs. We are affiliated with St. Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne) and The University of Melbourne, and are a member institution of the Mary Aikenhead Ministries. We are a partner in the Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery and collaborate with other national and international research institutes to maximize our impact.