In order to run smoothly and produce quality results that would be sustainable beyond the project lifetime, a considerable portion of the URGENT project's activities has to do with management and quality control. URGENT management procedures and bodies are described in the project management strategy. The overal responsibility for the project management is taken by the coordinator - Dr. Yildiray Ogurol of The University of Bremen. He is helped by the project manager - Dr. Igor Novopashenny of the same university, and the project vice-coordinator - Dr. Anton Shkaruba of Estonian University of Life Sciences. All the important project decisions are taken collectively by the Project Steerong Group.