The Programme Office is supporting the Executive Director. Under the responsibility of the Executive Director, the Programme Office is in charge of the daily management of the Joint Undertaking and executes all its activities, from project management to financial matters and communication.
The key responsibilities of the Programme Office are:
- Execution of the EU budget through implementation of annual calls for proposals and consequent monitoring of a portfolio of projects including dissemination and exploitation of their results, and feedback to policies;
- Management of the R&I agenda of the Joint Undertaking in coordination with the JU members (Commission, Hydrogen Europe and Hydrogen Europe Research) and other stakeholders including EU Member States, international interest groups or scientific community;
- Communication on the Joint Undertaking results and related fuel cell and hydrogen technologies, including measures to increase public awareness.
The Programme Office team is composed of 29 staff members and its structure and staff members can be found in the Organisational Chart.