A refinement of scope has become effective for the Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation, which, with effect from 1 January 2014, is now called Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized enterprises (EASME).
On 8 December, the Centre signed an agreement with the Single Resolution Board (SRB). Based in Brussels, this newly-created EU agency has been operational as of 1 January 2015.
The Council is the main decision-making body of the European Union. The Council is responsible for decision-making and co-ordination. The acts of the Council can take the form of regulations, directives, decisions, common actions or common positions, recommendations or opinions. The Council can also adopt conclusions, declarations or resolutions.
Creado en 1994, el Comité de las Regiones es la asamblea política a través de la cual se expresan las autoridades locales y regionales en el corazón de la Unión Europea.
The European Defence Agency has been created to help EU Member States develop their defence capabilities for crisis-management operations under the European Security and Defence Policy.
The ERC is the first European funding body set up to support investigator-driven frontier research. Its main aim is to stimulate scientific excellence by supporting and encouraging the very best, truly creative scientists, scholars and engineers to be adventurous and take risks in their research. The scientists are encouraged to go beyond established frontiers of knowledge and the boundaries of disciplines.
Clean Sky is a ‘Joint Technology Initiative’ (JTI), created by the European Commission, whose objective is to develop breakthrough technologies to significantly improve the impact of air transport on the environment.