The Research Area is responsible for the development of science and research which later on will lead into the development of ECoE services. The key activities of this Area are:
The science and intellectual work in the thematic research areas, performed in the ECoE groups and departments and in collaboration with regional, European and international partners.
The customisation, calibration and scientific use of the ECoE infrastructure.
The production of peer reviewed research publications, books, e-books, reference reports, public information documents, and participation to international conferences, workshops and fora.
The support for drafting and submitting high calibre research proposals for attracting new funding from national, European and International competitive funding sources.
The development and execution of new research and innovation projects.
The support of capacity building actions and application driven research projects in collaboration with members of the consortium, focusing on knowledge transfer through a mobility scheme for uninterrupted research skills development.