Three bodies are involved in the IIiA decision-making process: the Director, the Executive Board and the Council.
- The director is the head of the Institute. He or she is elected through an open electoral process.
- The Executive Board represents the Council and advises the Director on governance matters. It comprises the director, the head of each research group, the research manager and the academic secretary.
- The Council is the most important management body. It is formed by all the members of the Institute, i.e. the academic, administrative and technical staff.
The IIiA management also includes a research director, a technology transfer manager, an academic secretary and administrative staff.
- The Research Director is in charge of the Institute’s day-to-day management.
- The Technology Transfer Manager provides support for the IIiA’s researchers in technology transfer and innovation activities.
- The Academic Secretary is responsible for the minutes of Executive Board and Council meetings. He or she also certifies the agreements they reach.
- The administrative staff provide admin support to the members of the IIiA.