President: Mauro Giorgio Mariotti
The center is a structure for the management of services and for the promotion of of the University activities, in particular to:
- protection, promotion, management and enhancement of the environmental, scientific and landscape heritage - in particular that of botanical interest - under the Statute of the University and of the agreement signed on 1.8.2001 between the Liguria region and the University of Genoa for management of the protected regional area "Hanbury Botanical Gardens";
- support to the related research activities carried out by the University at national and international level, according to the guidelines identified by the regional law and the agreement mentioned in the introduction;
- promotion and support to educational activities of the University and to the regional training system;
- promotion of activities of general interest of the University on the territory.