- Being an internationally acknowledged centre of excellence for research and innovation on water issues.
- Helping Madrid take pride of place among the regions generating knowledge and facilitating innovation, by providing solutions to problems and challenges in water management.
- To foster multidisciplinary research and innovation on water issues, generating affordable and sustainable solutions for water-related issues and management.
- To create an efficient development model for science and technology in collaboration with the production sector.
- Commitment to society
- Social, environmental and economic responsibility
- Excellence in the activities of the center
- Encoraging participation among different actors