Organisation and management
IKEM is a non-profit registered association (VR 4972, Stralsund District Court) consisting of 20 members.
Board of Directors
IKEM’s Board of Directors determines the research priorities and strategic direction of the Institute. The chairman of the Board is Prof. Dr. Michael Rodi.
IKEM’s managing directors oversee the day-to-day operations of the institute on behalf of the Board of Directors and guide the future development of the Institute.
Scientific and Strategic Advisory Board
IKEM’s Board of Directors consists of experts from various scientific disciplines as well as consultants and entrepreneurs from the business community. The Advisory Board supports the Institute by providing recommendations on various topics, including IKEM’s research priorities and strategic orientation. The chairman of the Advisory Board is Prof. Christian Held.
IKEM finances its research primarily through project grants. These are awarded through national and European funding programmes and/or made available through public and private contracts. The Institute receives additional financial support from its strategic partners and private individuals.
Collaboration with our partners and other organisations is essential to our work. IKEM is a member of various initiatives and, since 2017, has held Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).