Catalysing European energy research for a climate-neutral society by 2050

Become a member

Thank you for your interest in becoming an EERA member organisation. Below and on the following pages, you will find all the necessary information. Please do not hesitate to contact the EERA Secretariat ( for any inquiry related to membership matters.

Membership criteria

EERA membership is open to any entity or organisation actively involved in energy research with seat and main administration in a member state of the EU, a candidate country of the EU or a country associated to the EU framework programme for research & innovation. Organisations applying for membership have to endorse the EERA Statutes and commit to support the association.

Organisations must comply with one of the following criteria:

  1. Be a public body
  2. Be recognised as a non-profit legal entity, research organisation or equivalent under the applicable rules of the EU framework programme for research & innovation
  3. Be a group of entities (“umbrella organisation”) composed by the entities described in 1) and/or 2), provided the group of entities is legally constituted or has legal capacity under its national legislation.