Comparative Table of Parliamentary TA Institutions
CATALONIA - THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE PARLIAMENT OF CATALONIA FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
CAPCIT is a body attached to the Parliament of Catalonia; nonetheless,
it bears a nature, structure and undertakes duties that make it stand
out from the other bodies of the Parliament of Catalonia. CAPCIT is a
mixed body, composed of a total of 18 members as follows:
9 are members of the Parliament of
Catalonia: 6 Members of Parliament (MPs) are appointed, one for each of
the six parliamentary groups represented in the Parliament of
Catalonia; 2 MPs are members of the Board of the Parliament of
Catalonia, as well as the president of the Parliament, who also holds
the presidency of CAPCIT.
are representatives from the main scientific and technical institutions
of Catalonia: the Institute for Catalan Studies (IEC) with 3
representatives; the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation
(FCRI, 2 representatives); the Catalan Council for Scientific
Communication (C4, 1 representative), and finally, the Catalan Public
University Association (ACUP, 3 representatives).
The IEC is the scientific academy of Catalonia and also the academy for
the Catalan language. The FCRI is an institution whose goal is to
support and promote research and innovation. C4 is devoted to
scientific dissemination. And ACUP´s main purpose is to be the
principal voice of the universities of Catalonia.