HEiKA is strategically attended by a Research Board, headed by the Vicepresident for Research and Information of KIT and the Vicerector for Research and Structure of Heidelberg University.
The Research Board promotes the strategic developement of HEiKA and decides on the granting on funds.
HEiKA is managed by a Board of Directors, wherin each Research Bridge is equally represented by two scientists. Also represented within the board by its spokesperson is the HEiKA Centre for Material Sciences "FunTECH-3D".
The Board of Directors promotes the scienfic developement of HEiKA.