Ambition of Radboudumc, and added value of our research
Ambition of Radboudumc
Radboudumc has the ambition to lead the way in shaping the health and healthcare of the future.
We aim to achieve this by utilizing research and academic education to its fullest potential, thus optimizing patient care.
Mission, vision and strategy
Our mission is 'to have a significant impact on health and healthcare', which we want to realize in an innovative and person-centered way. To make this mission and vision as practicable as possible, Radboudumc has formed 6 strategic themes:
- Meaningful care
- Data-driven & artificial intelligence
- Biomedical diagnostics & therapies
- Training the professionals of tomorrow
More information on our mission, vision and strategy can be found on this page.
Ambition of Research
We want to realize scientific impact that leads to innovation in the health and healthcare of the future.
Therefore, we aim to create societal impact and gain new insights. While maintaining a sustainable research organization that pays attention to the wellbeing of our researchers.
Radboudumc is among the most influential university hospitals in Europe. We conduct and combine fundamental, clinical and translational research to understand disease causes, progress, cure and prevention. Facilitated by our Research Institute for Medical Innovation, our researchers conduct cutting-edge research every day, while keeping an eye out for future opportunities and challenges in health and healthcare.
Our research aims to respond to societal needs and focuses on strategic choices in health and healthcare. To ensure societal impact on society through innovation, our researchers (clinical and non-clinical) work closely with health and valorization professionals in and outside Radboudumc.
Our research reveals new insights that point the way towards sustainable, innovative and affordable health and healthcare. We create a comprehensive playing field where researchers form teams that cross the boundaries between disciplines within and outside Radboudumc.
Our research must consist of cohesive, focused, interdisciplinary and flexible networks. We want to be an organization that gives researchers the space to be able and willing to operate in an excellent and sustainable team environment.
Wellbeing of researchers
Our research pays attention to the wellbeing of our researchers. To get the best out of our researchers, we strive for an academic culture characterized by personal development, leadership, working from a common goal, collaboration rather than competition, and psychological safety that ensures integrity and openness.
Radboudumc's ambition and its 6 strategic themes, together with our research ambition and its 4 aims, form the basis for our carefully designed research themes.
These research themes form the core of our research strategy and contribute to innovative prevention, diagnostics and customized therapies. In this way, our research has ‘a significant impact on health and healthcare’, in an innovative and person-centered way.
Turning ambition into impact
Radboudumc's ambition and its 6 strategic themes, together with our research ambition and its 4 aims, form the basis for our research themes; the core of our research strategy.