Studies and processes with the members of the Research Committee or in cooperation with others the directions, as prescribed by the Research Committee or submits to the Research Committee proposals for new directions.
Monitors the accounting and management of the Special Account for Research Funds and pays the costs ordered by the Scientific Responsible of each project, provided that the expenditure sanctioned is expressly provided for in the project budget. Otherwise, the approval of the Head of the Research Committee or another body, as designated by the Funding and Management Guide, is required.
Ensures the execution of the decisions of the Research Committee.
Provides secretarial support to the Research Committee and makes recommendations on matters of its competence.