On June 2, 2008, the new specific agreement between the CSIC and the UIB was signed, whereby IMEDEA was restructured into four departments: Biodiversity and Conservation, Ecology and Marine Resources, Global Change Research, and Marine Technologies, Operational Oceanography and Sustainability. , to which was added the General Services area, pending structuring.
In 2008, as a result of the preparation of the 2010-2013 Strategic Plan, the General Services area was structured into Administration Services, Research Support, Maintenance and Infrastructure, and Information and Communication Technologies. In addition, a Singular Facilities Service is established for the management of the IMEDEA experimental stations, and the IMEDEA Library is consolidated thanks to the technical and human support of the UIB Library and Documentation Service.