GÉANT Association (GÉANT)
WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.
WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
200,000€ - 299,999€
Lobbyists declared: 1.5 FTE (2)
WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 0
Meetings with European Commission: 6
Lobbying costs over the years:
GÉANT Association (GÉANT)
Registration on EU Transparency Register
Goals / Remit
The objects of the association are:
a. The development and provision of advanced network, information and associated electronic infrastructure (e-infrastructure) services to its members.
b. The development and provision of these services to others within the wider research and education community within Europe and elsewhere where this is consistent with the overall objects of the association and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations (including but not limited to European Union state-aid regulations and procurement directives).
c. The promotion of innovation amongst its members in the development and exploitation of new technologies and other opportunities in the area of advanced network, information and associated e-infrastructure services.
d. The coordination of collaborative projects amongst its members and amongst other organisations involved in public research and education within Europe and globally.
e. The development of knowledge, skills, competencies and opportunities across Europe in the area of advanced network, information and associated e-infrastructure technologies and their exploitation to serve research and education.
f. The promotion of consensus amongst its members and between its members and other organisations, in matters relating to the tactical and strategic development, governance and exploitation of advanced network, information and associated services to the benefit of the research and education community within Europe.
g. Representation to the European Commission and other external stakeholders with the purpose of disseminating and promoting acceptance of its members’ common aims and policies.
h. Other activities as authorised by the general assembly where these are consistent with the objects
Horizon 2020 2018-20 Work Programmes (especially e-Infrastructures, Research Infrastructures, ICT), Digital Single Market - public consultations and legislative initiatives, especially European Cloud Initiative - European Open Science Cloud, European Data Infrastructure, WiFi4EU. Public consultation on Horizon 2020 2018-20 e-Infrastructures Work Programme; public consultation on Long-term sustainability of Research Infrastructures; public consultation on Cybersecurity PPP.
Tel: 31 020 5304488
Lobbyists with EP accreditation
Person in charge of EU relations
Person with legal responsibility
European Internet Forum https://www.internetforum.eu/
Procurement from EU institutions
Grants from EU institutions
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Expert groups (European Commission)
Commission Expert Group “Executive Board of the EOSC” #E03632 #http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetail&groupID=3632 #Member #C#Open Science Policy Platform#E03436 #http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetail&groupID=3436 #Member #C
Intergroups (European Parliament)
Intergroup on the Digital Agenda for Europe.
Industry forums (European Parliament)
As requested by the EC Secretariat-General, the figures declared in sections 10 and 13c below relate to the activities listed in the first paragraph of section 9, and not to those listed in the second paragraph of section 9, which are not considered "influencing" activities.
Meetings with European Commission6 meetings found.
The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.
- 16 Nov 2020 - Director-General Jean-Eric Paquet - Role of GÉANT to interconnect and serve the enhanced European Research Area, including the newly formed EPAs and the existing network of ESFRI-s, ERIC-s (DG Research and Innovation)
- 29 Jan 2019 - Christiane Kirketerp De Viron - Open Science Cloud (DG Research)
- 28 Jan 2019 - Manuel Mateo-Goyet - eInfrastructures (DG Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth)
- 25 Jun 2018 - Jean-Philippe Gammel - GEANT network and education (DG Education)
- 11 May 2017 - Director-General Roberto Viola - Digital Single Market, promotion of Internet Connectivity in local communities (DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology)
- 01 Feb 2016 - Director-General Roberto Viola - Open science cloud, European Digital infrastructure (DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology)