ORGANISATION STRUCTURE OF THE CONSORTIUM CREATE
CREATE Consortium is a no profit research organisation possessing a legal personality; it belongs, according to the Italian law, to the class of Consorzi, where a number of subjects give life to an independent body intended to reach commonly agreed objectives (in the CREATE case, develop, support and stimulate applied research in Electromagnetics).
CREATE was founded on late 1992 by ABB-Ricerca and the University of Reggio Calabria with the aim of establishing a stable link between industry and university. Afterwards the partnership was integrated with the Università degli studi di Cassino, the Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II, the Seconda Università degli studi di Napoli of and the Ansaldo-Ricerche.
The financial resources come from the funds given by the partners at the constitution date and to the additional resources Gained directly by the Consortium during its activity.
The scientific and technical aims are pursued by means of the coordinated effort of experts acting as consultants. In addition the Consortium takes advantage of temporary staff for technical and secretarial support.
The Consortium CREATE is governed by its administration board, which is nominated once every three years by the assembly of the partners. Approval and advice on the annual scientific activity is provided by the Council of the scientific advisors, which is also nominated once every three years by the assembly of the partners; the latter has also the duty of approving the annual
financial balance as well as the plan of activity for the following year. The rules of activity of the Consortium are described in
detail in the Statute.