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Document 32015D0711(01)

Commission Decision of 10 July 2015 on the appointment of certain members of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council

OJ C 227, 11.7.2015, p. 2–3 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 30/06/2019

11.7.2015   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 227/2


COMMISSION DECISION

of 10 July 2015

on the appointment of certain members of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council

(2015/C 227/02)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/743/EU of 3 December 2013 establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) and repealing Decisions 2006/971/EC, 2006/972/EC, 2006/973/EC, 2006/974/EC and 2006/975/EC (1), and in particular Article 7(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

By Decision C(2013) 8915 (2) (as subsequently modified by Decision C(2015) 58 (3)) the Commission established the European Research Council (‘ERC’) for the period from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2020 as the means of implementing the actions under Part I ‘Excellent science’ which relate to the specific objective ‘The European Research Council (ERC)’, referred to in point (a) of Article 3(1) of Decision 2013/743/EU.

(2)

The ERC is composed of the independent Scientific Council provided for in Article 7 of Decision 2013/743/EU and the dedicated implementation structure provided for in Article 8 of that Decision.

(3)

Pursuant to Article 2(1) of Decision C(2013) 8915, the Scientific Council is composed of the President of the ERC and 21 other members.

(4)

Pursuant to the third subparagraph of Article 7(1) of Decision 2013/743/EU, members of the Scientific Council are appointed for a term of up to 4 years, renewable once. They should be appointed in a manner to ensure the continuity of the work of the Scientific Council.

(5)

The term of office of certain members of the Scientific Council ended on 31 December 2014 and there is a need for renewal of the Scientific Council membership.

(6)

Pursuant to the second subparagraph of Article 7(1) of Decision 2013/743/EU, the members of the Scientific Council are appointed by the Commission, following an independent and transparent procedure for their identification agreed with the Scientific Council, including a consultation of the scientific community and a report to the European Parliament and the Council. For this purpose, a standing committee for the identification of future members of the Scientific Council has been set up. The Identification Committee made recommendations to the Commission for the replacement and reappointment of members of the Scientific Council that have been accepted,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Ms Isabelle Vernos is appointed member of the ERC Scientific Council for a second mandate ending 30 June 2019.

Ms Margaret Buckingham is appointed member of the ERC Scientific Council for a first mandate ending 30 June 2019.

Mr Michael Kramer is appointed member of the ERC Scientific Council for a first mandate ending 30 June 2019.

Mr Micali Silvio is appointed member of the ERC Scientific Council for a first mandate ending 30 June 2019.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on 1 July 2015.

Done at Brussels, 10 July 2015.

For the Commission

Carlos MOEDAS

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 965.

(2)  Commission Decision C(2013) 8915 of 12 December 2013 establishing the European Research Council (OJ C 373, 20.12.2013, p. 23).

(3)  Commission Decision C(2015) 58 of 17 February 2015 amending Decision C(2013) 8915 establishing the European Research Council (OJ C 58, 18.2.2015, p. 3).


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