Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness

The Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (through the Secretariat of State for Research, Development and Innovation) is the department of the General State Administration that is responsible for elaborating and implementing government policies on scientific research, technological development and innovation in all sectors, as well as for coordinating state-owned research institutions. In particular, the Ministry is responsible for the proposal, management, monitoring and evaluation of the national programmes and strategic actions of the State Plan for Scientific research, development and technological innovation 2013-2016.

The recommended projects for funding in the joint transnational calls in the frame of ERA-NETs are funded under the Spanish national call “State Plan for Research, Development and Innovation oriented to Societal Challenges 2013-2016” in the modality “International Joint Programming Actions” implemented by General Directorate for Scientific and Technical Research through the Deputy Directorate General of International Projects.

Full Partner in CHIST-ERA I
Full Partner in CHIST-ERA II
Full Partner in CHIST-ERA III


Carles Cane
Severino Falcon
Tel: +34 9160 37959
Watse Castelein
Tel: +34 9160 38876