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Executive Agencies
Executive agencies are set up for a limited period of time by the European Commission to manage specific tasks related to EU programmes.


European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA)


The Executive Agency for the European Research Council manages EU programmes on research.



Research and innovation

  • manage the Horizon 2020 programme
  • execute the annual work programme
  • implement calls for proposals for funding
  • inform and support applicants
  • establish and manage grant agreements
  • assist the ERC Scientific Council
  • communicate regarding the European Research Council (ERC)


Plans and reports

Commission work programme – overview of institution-wide deliverables for current year

Annual activity report – department achievements, resources used during previous year

Annual work programme – budget line for certain policies and funding programmes for current year


Related links

Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

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