ERAC is a strategic policy advisory committee that advises the Council, the Commission and member states on the full spectrum of research and innovation issues in the framework of the governance of the European Research Area. The Committee is co-chaired by the Commission and an elected representative from a member state. The Council provides its secretariat.
ERAC can also meet in two dedicated configurations, which were established by the Council and are chaired by an elected representative of an EU country:
If you are looking for official Council documents related to meetings of ERAC and its dedicated configurations, go to the public register.
Members of ERAC and its configurations include:
A number of other non-EU countries, which are associated to EU research and innovation programmes may participate as observers in its activities:
ERAC and its configurations operate on the basis of respective long term work programmes, which get updated regularly.