• To be a research and innovation center of excellence and international reference in water issues.
  • Contribute to placing Madrid in a preferential position among the regions that generate knowledge and facilitate innovation in response to the problems and challenges of water management.


  • Promote multidisciplinary research and innovation in water issues to generate cost-effective and sustainable solutions to problems related to water and its management.
  • Create an efficient model of science and technology development in collaboration  with the productive sector.


  • Commitment to society
  • Social, environmental and economic responsibility
  • Excellence in the center’s activities
  • Encouraging participation among different stakeholders