Vision & Mission

Our Vision:

To be a global leader in advancing health technology innovation to improve lives everywhere.

Our Mission:

Educating and empowering health technology innovators, and leading the transition to a value-driven innovation ecosystem.

Every day at Stanford Biodesign we witness the energy and determination of our fellows, students, faculty, and other community members who, together, are transforming healthcare worldwide. Our mission drives our focus on helping the most promising health technology innovators to realize their full potential for the greatest impact in a rapidly changing healthcare field.

Today, a new era of health economics demands that emerging technologies improve health outcomes while simultaneously reducing costs and/or increasing cost effectiveness. In this environment, where traditional funding mechanisms and business strategies no longer work, our goal is to prepare our aspiring inventors with the acumen and agility they’ll need to succeed. As we move into a global health marketplace, where new technologies have the potential to impact billions of patients worldwide, we also need lessons in affordability and efficiency from the developing countries that are joining the expanding healthcare ecosystem.

At Stanford Biodesign, we envision a world where health technology innovators around the globe have the immersive, collaborative, cutting-edge training they require to thrive. The experience, credibility, and talent developed and cultivated here at Stanford Biodesign positions us to play an increasingly active role in strengthening the health technology innovation ecosystem for innovators, providers, and patients everywhere.