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Raad van de Europese Unie (COUNCIL)

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.

Uitvoerend Agentschap Onderwijs, audiovisuele media en cultuur (EACEA)

The Agency’s mandate covers a variety of Europe and worldwide opportunities for organisations, professionals and individuals. Seven key Community programmes have been partly or fully delegated to the EACEA: Lifelong Learning, Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Culture, Youth in Action, Europe for Citizens and Media, and several international Cooperation Agreements in the field of higher education. The Centre reviewed the existing terminological resources in the fields of activity of EACEA, the ETF and CEDEFOP, and a joint terminology project was included in the plan for 2010.

Uitvoerend Agentschap voor kleine en middelgrote ondernemingen (Easme; voorheen: Uitvoerend Agentschap voor concurrentievermogen en innovatie (EACI)) (EASME)

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).

Elektronische componenten en systemen voor Europees leiderschap (Ecsel). (ECSEL JU)

On 6 May 2014, the Council of the European Union adopted the Regulation establishing the ECSEL Joint Undertaking. This new organisation replaces ARTEMIS JU and ENIAC JU. ECSEL JU has become operational as of 27 June 2014.

The main objectives of ECSEL JU are to take part in the implementing of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation framework programme, and to contribute to the development of a strong and globally competitive electronics components and systems industry in the European Union.

Uitvoerend Agentschap Europese Onderzoeksraad (ERC)

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.