The CNR Bologna Territorial Research Area offers services and support to the National Research Council (CNR) and the National Institute for Astrophysics Institutes present on the site as well as to those in other cities in Emilia-Romagna.
Vittorio Morandi is now the President of CNR Research Area.
On the campus in Via Gobetti there are a total of nine Institutes belonging both to the CNR and to the Italian National Astrophysics Institute (INAF) together with the "Dario Nobili" Library, Conference Centre and Ancillary Services.
The Bologna Research Area holds also: Tecnopolo Bologna CNR with MISTER and PROAMBIENTE laboratories, ART-ER (Attractiveness Research Territory), Innovation Accelerators and EIT Climate-KIC.
The official management body is the Area Committee; bodies in active collaboration for the practical management of this complex structure are :
the Canteen Service Committee, the Area Library Committee, the IT Services Committee, the Science Dissemination Committee, the RSU (workers trade union delegation) of CNR and INAF Institutes, the RLS (Delegates for Safety at Work).