Accreditation and certification
IIS La Fe is an internationally recognised centre for the excellence of its research. Since 2009 it has been accredited by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III. It has also been recognised for its quality and innovation management and excellence in human resources, among other accreditations and certifications.
The IIS La Fe was accredited as a Health Research Institute (IIS) by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) in 2009. This accreditation recognises the translational research of excellence carried out at the centre. IIS La Fe was one of the first 5 centres in Spain to be accredited and has renewed its accreditation in 2014 and 2019, according to Royal Decree 339/2004, of 27 February, on the accreditation of health research institutes.
Innovation Management Systems
The IIS La Fe has renewed in 2021 the Certificación UNE 166002:2014 Gestión de la I+D+i: Requisitos del Sistema de Gestión de la I+D+i, tras following the positive audit of AENOR. This seal accredits that IIS La Fe complies with the requirements of the UNE 166002:2014 Standard for research, technological development and innovation activities in the field of medical sciences (clinical sciences, pathology, internal medicine, surgery), computer science and instrumentation technology applied to health sciences.
CERTIFICATE UNE 166002:2014 R&D&I MANAGEMENT: R&D&I MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
IIS La Fe received in 2015 the European seal of excellence 'HR Excellence in Research'. This recognition reflects our commitment to continuous improvement of our human resources policies in line with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the recruitment of prestigious researchers.
Since February 2021, IIS La Fe has been part of the Network of Units of Scientific Culture and Innovation (UCC+i) as an accredited member of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECyT).