The University of Haifa is SRI's academic auspice and escorts the institution for more than three decays. The relationship between SRI and the university span beyond formal auspice to mutual scientific endeavors, joint grants, mentoring students, and researches affiliations in the university departments.

The Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology is governing has founded several regional R&Ds in which SRI was the first. The Ministry of Science and Technology is a very important economic contributor to SRI, both in funds and in scientific grants.

The Golan Heights regional municipality and Kazerin local municipality are working hand to hand with SRI administration and researches.

One of the main goals of SRI is to assist and improve regional matters and thus a close collaboration with the hosting municipalities is beneficial and fruit full for the region. Both Meyers serve in SRI's governing council.