Mission & vision

Mission, vision & values

Our mission is to produce world class science: inspired by discovery, driven by purpose.

Our vision is to make medical discoveries that transform lives.

Our values are excellence, integrity, open-mindedness and dedication.

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 maximise our impact.