INCLIVA Health Research Institute
INCLIVA is a health research institute within the Spanish health research network. One of its priority areas is research in rare diseases. INCLIVA was incorporated in 2000 and accredited as a Health Research Institute by the Carlos III Health Institute in 2011. The INCLIVA Biomedical Research Institute manages biomedical research carried out by the Hospital Clínico Universitario in Valencia and its Health Department, as well as certain scientific excellence groups from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Valencia and IGENOMIX Foundation. INCLIVA currently has over 400 researchers of recognized prestige in the international scientific community and invests in first-grade technology in order to conduct high quality research, all strengthened by extremely well-organized Economic-Administrative Coordination and Scientific Management areas with ISO 9011:2008 certifications. In the past few years the Institute’s activity has grown substantially, as shown by its development of several important international projects and in its participation in the main European Research Networks. Also stands out its contribution to international clinical trials, especially the work of the Phase I Oncological Clinical Trials Unit, with the Hospital Clínico Universitario in Valencia being one of the few centers in Spain which performs this kind of studies.