Members

The Association is comprised of Members and Observers.

Members and Observers must:

  • Be a legal entity established in accordance with the laws and customs of the country of origin or be constituted as an intergovernmental organisation pursuant to an international treaty in accordance with principles of international law. They cannot be a department of national governments or ministries;
  • Confirm in writing that they embrace and endorse the vision of the Association and adhere to its values;
  • Have a substantial and significant interest in, and potential contribution to or impact on, EOSC;
  • Fall into one or more of the following categories of organisations: a. Research funding organisation; b. Research performing organisation; c. Service providing organisation; d. Other organisation.

All Members should have a presence in an EU Member State or Associated Country, or any other country associated with the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. Observers may be established outside this area. Each Member State or Associated Country that has one or more organisations that are Members of the Association may appoint one Member to act as its Mandated Organisation, to represent national interests. In addition, the EIROforum is permitted to mandate one of its members to represent the views of the Forum. Mandated Organisations can fall into any member category.

The General Assembly is the supreme authority of the Association and is composed of one Delegate per Member with voting rights and one Representative per Observer without voting rights.

European Science Foundation

France

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European Space Agency (ESA)

France

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European Spallation Source (ESS)

Sweden

The European Spallation Source (ESS) is a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC), a multi-disciplinary research facility based on the w... Read more

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European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)

France

The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) is the world's most intense X-ray source and a centre of excellence for fundamental and innovati... Read more

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European University Association (EUA)

Belgium

The European University Association (EUA) represents more than 800 universities and national rectors’ conferences in 48 European countries.... Read more

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European University Cyprus

Cyprus

Emphasizing high-level, student-centered academics, a diverse and inclusive student body and powerful corporate, community and government links, EU... Read more

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European XFEL

Germany

The 3.4 km long European XFEL generates extremely intense X-ray flashes used by researchers from all over the world.... Read more

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Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg

Luxembourg

The FNR is the main funder of research activities in Luxembourg.... Read more

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Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Vlaanderen (Research Foundation Flanders)

Belgium

The Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) is a Public Utility Foundation.... Read more

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Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Germany

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Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)

Greece

The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) was founded in 1983.... Read more

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Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)

Portugal

Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia is the Portuguese public agency that supports science, technology and innovation, in all scientific domains,... Read more

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Fraunhofer

Germany

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, headquartered in Germany, is the world’s leading applied research organization.... Read more

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French research institute for the sustainable development (IRD)

France

The French research institute for the sustainable development (IRD) is a French public institution.... Read more

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Frontiers

Switzerland

Launched by scientists in 2007, Frontiers was the first entirely online open access scholarly publisher and open science platform.... Read more

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Fundacio Centre de Regulacio Genomica (Centre for Genomic Regulation)

Spain

CRG is a multidisciplinary research centre in biomedicine, focused on understanding the complexity of life from the genome to the cell to a whole o... Read more

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