The activities of the research center are headed by the Directors who, are the VG-CARE founding members. They are in charge of the administrative and research activities of VG-CARE. Relationships with authorities and with international partners is also an important responsibility, as is securing of funding for the center. The directors are also researchers and leads his own research projects.
This setup assures that research activities receive highest attention. This is of special importance for a structure that is entirely project funded and receives no core funding.