CIBERINFEC is a thematic area within the CIBER Consortium, a unique research structure in Spain in the field of biomedical research and with great scientific potential.
The highest decision-making body of CIBER is the Governing Board, which is made up of three representatives of the ISCIII and one representative of each of the consortium institutions. It is chaired by the Director of the ISCIII and meets every six months.
The Permanent Commission constitutes a delegated commission (formed by the ISCIII and 8 members of the Governing Board who are renewed every six months) that meets more frequently to speed up decision making when, due to their nature, these cannot wait to be approved by the Governing Board.
Within the thematic area of Infectious Diseases, the basic and functional units are made up of the research groups.
From the scientific point of view, the organizational structure of CIBERINFEC is based on the research groups which comprise it, and its activity is based on the Research Programs and Transversal Programs , with a coordinator for each Program belonging to the . Steering Committee.
Scientific decisions are made by the Scientific Director, advised by the Steering Committee. Steering Committee, chaired by the Scientific Director, is made up of the coordinators of the programs and the manager of CIBER.