The new annex building was officially inaugurated on June 2, 2008 with the presence of the president of the Autonomous Community of the Balearic Islands, Mr. Francesc Antich i Aguiló, the president of the CSIC, Dr. Rafael Rodrigo, the rector of the UIB, Dr. Montserrat Casas, and the mayor of Esporles, Mr. Miquel Ensenyat.