Scientific quality management
The Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute – has the legal structure of a registered association that is based in Jena. The responsible federal ministry is the Federal Ministry for Education and Research. The responsible ministry of the Free State of Thuringia is the Thuringian Ministry for Education, Science and Culture.
The boards and their core competences include:
The Executive Board manages the business and is the head of the institute.
The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Chairperson and the board of trustees with regard to scientific and organisational enquiries. They evaluate the results of scientific findings and provide recommendations for further development and profile establishment.
The Board of Trustees monitors the business management of the Chairperson. They decide upon principles for the measurement of results regarding the scientific work of the HKI.
The General Meeting manages the businesses of the association in mutual consent with the Board of Trustees and the Executive Board.