Guiding Principles

 

The Morgridge Institute for Research:

 
  • is committed to answering high impact biomedical questions through interdisciplinary basic and translational research.

 

  • serves as a collaborative hub that leverages its scientific, computational and engineering strengths with those of the UW–Madison community to foster a vibrant, cohesive and cooperative climate
    • within the Morgridge Institute for Research.
    • between the Morgridge Institute for Research and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery.
    • between the Morgridge Institute for Research and UW–Madison.
    • with relevant industry and other extramural partners.

 

  • uses its private institute status to be able to respond quickly and effectively to emerging opportunities.

 

  • recognizes that innovation with the potential for high rewards often requires high risk.

 

  • promotes education and public understanding of biomedical research.

 

  • enriches programming in the Town Center and teaching labs, thereby contributing to the dynamic environment at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.

 

  • strives to enrich the intellectual and research environment of the UW–Madison community.

 

  • adheres to excellence and high ethical standards in the conduct of research and other activities.

 

  • demonstrates responsible stewardship and participate in activities that generate support through extramural grants, philanthropy, partnerships and the development of intellectual property.

 

  • promotes the Wisconsin Idea and strengthens the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation at UW–Madison and the broader biomedical community.