The Council Regulation on the Community legal framework for a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (the ‘ERIC Regulation’) adopted in 2009 and amended in 2013 aims to facilitate the establishment and the operation of large European Research Infrastructures. As of September 2021, the Commission has granted the ERIC status to 22 research infrastructures. This report presents the findings of the Expert Group tasked by the Commission to assess the implementation of the ERIC Regulation, to identify best practices and bottlenecks as well as to provide recommendations.

Download the report here

Read here about the ERIC Forum’s participation in the Stakeholders’ Workshop on ERICs – September 2021