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Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.2 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info


    EU Transparency Register

    489887630696-25 First registered on 08 Mar 2018

    Goals / Remit

    The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, created in December 2000. It is a non-profit foundation funded by the Catalan Government through the Departments of Economy & Knowledge and Health, the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, the "la Caixa" Banking Foundation, and includes the participation of Pompeu Fabra University. Its mission is to discover and advance knowledge for the benefit of society, public health and economic prosperity. Its goals are the following: 1. To be a world leading centre in biomedical science, by providing our scientists with a stimulating environment, cutting edge technologies and the freedom to conduct the most innovative research. 2. To communicate and establish a dialogue with society, by educating the public and being receptive to their needs. 3. To provide multi- and interdisciplinary training for the next generation of scientists as well as supporting science education.

    Main EU files targeted

    HR Excellence in Research: CRG received the European Commission’s “HR Excellence in Research” award in 2013. This award reflects CRG’s commitment to conducting transparent and merit-based recruitment and to providing attractive working conditions to scientists, in agreement with the European Charter for Researchers and Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. For further information on CRG's HR Strategy, please visit:

    - CRG follows the PRBB Code of Good Scientific Practice and all applicable international, European and national regulations concerning ethical issues. This is a set of recommendations on and commitments to the practice of scientific activity, designed to improve scientific quality and to anticipate and avoid any integrity problems potentially faced by the scientists. For further information on the “PRBB Code of Good Scientific Practice”, please visit:

    CRG has participated in several public consultations at national and European level:

    - Online EC survey on Evaluation of Marie Skłodowska Curie actions in FP7 and Horizon 2020 (Dec-16)

    - Online EC public consultation – interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 (Jan-17)

    - National (Spain) stakeholders’ consultation – interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 (Mar-17)

    - Regional consultation (Catalonia) for FP9 (Sept-17)

    - Online survey on Career Impacts of ERC funding (Nov.17)

    - Online public consultation on next EU Research & Innovation programme (Mar-18)

    - Consultation on the strategic programming (Sept-19) and the implementation strategy of Horizon Europe (Oct-19)

    - National Consultation (Spain) on the outline of the Cancer Mission (Apr-20)

    - Public consultation on the past, present and future of the EU’s Horizon research and innovation programmes 2014-2027 (Feb-23)

    Finally, the CRG is a founding member of the EU-LIFE network. The EU-LIFE participates at stakeholder platforms and related working groups aimed at the advancement of ERA, as well as working actively with its member institutes in the implementation of ERA policies.


    Head Office
    Barcelona 08003
    EU Office
    Barcelona 08003


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Think tanks and research institutions

  • Networking


    Over the past few years, CRG has spearheaded strategic partnerships with top European institutes to support joint scientific and technological development in life sciences. Specifically, the EU-LIFE and Core for Life alliances allow the consortium members to share best practices and resources and to develop common strategies to promote Europe as a highly competitive and dynamic research environment. The EU-LIFE is an alliance of independent European research institutes in the life sciences ( For further details, please visit:

    The CRG is part of SOMMa, which is the alliance of Severo Ochoa Centres and María de Maeztu Units to promote Spanish Excellence in research and to enhance its social impact at national and international levels.
    The CRG is part of The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) whose mission is to
    promote cutting-edge research in science and technology within an environment of multidisciplinary scientific excellence. For further details, please visit:

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year


    Major funding types in closed year

    Public financing, Grants, EU funding

    Major contributions in closed year

    Contribution European Commission 14,956,460€
    Contribution Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation 10,687,844€
    Contribution Government of Catalonia 18,422,936€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    CRG acknowledges public funding received through competitive public calls in order to support its statutory activities. In particular, the centre has a long track-record in securing external competitive funds within the context of the EU framework programmes for research and innovation. The centre is also part of pan-European infrastructure networks (e.g. Elixir, EuroBioImaging, MuG, EASIGENOMICS), as well as large international initiatives (ENCODE, GTEX, ICGC, Human Cell Atlas-HCA, Biodiversity Genomics Europe project-BGE).

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    None declared

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