Organisation: The Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) is the largest public multidisciplinary research organisation in Spain. It has a staff of 10,260 employees (5,180 male and 5,080 female), among these 3,200 scientists and about 3,800 pre and postdoctoral researchers. The CSIC has 116 Institutes or centres distributed throughout Spain. There is also a delegation in Brussels. It has considerable experience in both participating and managing R&D projects and training grants. Under the 6th Framework Programme, the CSIC has signed 450 contracts (41 coordinated by the CSIC). The CSIC is the 5th organisation in Europe in project execution and funding. CSIC will participate in FunDivEUROPE through its Natural Resources Institute (IRN, Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales, Madrid).
More information: www.csic.es