The Committee represents the interests of EURACOAL and its Members in the field of research and development towards European institutions.
The Committee provides a platform for the preparation and submission of project proposals under the existing RTD programmes of the EU. These research projects are geared to technologies and processes in the fields of coal mining, upgrading and utilisation with the objective to develop efficient, safe and environmentally compatible methods for coal utilisation.
- Coordination of coal research projects under the Research Fund for Coal and Steel (RFCS)
- Participation in the 7th EU Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development
- Participation in the Coal Advisory Group (CAG)