The mission of the Health Research Institute is to establish and maintain a thriving environment that promotes translational, interdisciplinary, and increasingly convergent health-related research and inspires education and outreach activities.
The purpose of the HRI is to nurture, expand and accelerate current research and outreach activities at Michigan Tech by:
- establishing a nationally visible research hub,
- promoting on- and off-campus collaborations and upgrading research infrastructures,
- creating an environment that enhances the probability of securing external funding, and
- getting directly involved in community health and education issues by partnering with local health providers.