NAIST's administrative structure includes both the main Administration Bureau and a number of smaller offices dealing with specialized areas. The Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration Group promotes collaborative research projects with corporations and institutions, and includes the Intellectual Property Division for handling patents and licensing arrangement. The Division for Global Education Institute for Educational Initiatives is responsible for the strategic coordination of NAIST's initiatives to promote international cooperation in research and education. The Health Care Center provides health examinations, treatment, and guidance, while the General Safety and Health Management Office ensures that health and safety regulations are met on campus. The Gender Equality Promotion Office works to ensure fair treatment for women and men throughout the university, and the Audit Office audits the university's financial accounts.