The managing team of IQST is supporting and assisting the IQST board in the overall management of the center. The issue is to ensure the sustainable development and continuous improvement of this cross-institutional and cross-site interdisciplinary center. The managing team puts ideas into action and has oversight of all of the center’s activities. To ensure the center’s long-term success they are actively creating new programs to promote collaboration within the center, building a graduate school, creating partnerships with industry, and organization of the center. They are a team with many years of experience in academia and industry.