The International Advisory Board (IAB) is composed of international experts. The Board provides advice, expertise, and peer–review of funding proposals and of the initiative as a whole.
The IAB has the following duties:
peer-review and assessment of funding proposals: the IAB will provide recommendations to the National Steering Board (NSB);
provide advice on strategy to the NSB and priorities/scientific themes to the Executive Board (EB);
perform a review of SPHN every two to three years.