In order to fulfil its mission statement, the EOC has developed three basic activities:
1. Representation, visibility and advocacy for EOC members.
The EOC members acquire dynamic presence by being represented to the European institutions, European organisations, regional representation offices, networks, enterprises, while favourable conditions are created for the promotion of their interests to the decision making groups at EU level.
2. Tailored information and consultation on EU funding opportunities.
The EOC provides targeted information on the latest European legislation, policies and funding opportunities.
The EOC provides consulting services for the optimum use of EU programmes, as well as, support for successful submission of project proposals by finding reliable partners. Moreover, the EOC actively participates in a number of EU funded projects, the results of which are to the interest of its members.
3. Participation in European networks and Partnerships.
The EOC gives great importance to the development of transnational contacts and strategic collaborations, which contribute to successful networking and promotion of mutual interests for shaping the European policy, participating in European programmes and exchanging best practices.
The EOC collaborates with more than 250 regional representation offices in Brussels, with a considerable number of European sectoral networks, as well as, with officials in key-positions at National, European and International level.
The European Office of Cyprus welcomes all private and public organisations, academic institutions, associations, municipalities and voluntary organisations from all EU countries and beyond that wish to use the EU opportunities and receive intelligence on European developments and funding. The EOC has 3 membership types: Full Member, International Member and Associate Member. In addition, since 2010, the EOC is accepting individual subscriptions only for access to the unique tool "Charter of Deadlines of European Programmes".For more details, please click here.