Transparency and Sustainability
Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience (ACHUCARRO), according to our internal policies, the laws and recommendations for the Non-for-profit organisations and the will of our Board of Trustees, wants to provide open and accessible information and data on our activities and operations.
We are currently working to improve the quantity and quality of data provided here, so the Society could increase its awareness on the objectives and actions we develop, and thus we can contribute also to the sustainability of our project.
ACHUCARRO is a foundation under the Basque and Spanish laws.
Find the record of ACHUCARRO at the Basque Registry for Foundations, managed by the Basque Government: http://www.jusap.ejgv.euskadi.net/r47-edukireg/es/contenidos/fundacion/f338/es_def/index.shtml
Our Research Organization Registry (ROR) code is 00myw9y39
Under the Basque and Spanish laws, foundations are governed by a Board of Trustees (Patronato). This foundation is a joint and strategic initiative of our founding partners.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
- President: the Vice President of Ikerbasque, currently, Prof. Adolfo Morais
- Vice President: the Vice Rector for Research of the University of the Basque Country, currently, Prof. Inmaculada Arostegui
- Secretary: the Vice Rector of Scientific and social development and Transference of the University of the Basque Country, currently, Prof. Guillermo Quindós
- Chair: the Secretary of Ikerbasque, currently, Prof. Amaia Esquisabel
- Chair: The Vice President of the BIOEF Foundation, Ms. Maria Angeles Ibarrondo – Director of Health Research and Innovation of the Department of Health.
COMPLIANCE, ANTI-FRAUD MEASURES AND CRIMINAL RISK PREVENTION
Read our Compliance Statement.
ACHUCARRO maintains a firm ethical commitment to quality management, for the sake of a legal development of its operations committed to the management of public resources. Beyond the regulations that establish obligations (for example, the provisions of article 22.1 of Regulation (EU) 2021/241 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of February 12, 2021), our organization will adopt all appropriate measures to protect the financial interests of public administrations and our financing entities, in terms of prevention, detection and correction of fraud, corruption and conflicts of interest.
You can check our Criminal Risk Prevention procedure.
More information on the website of the European Anti-Fraud Office
ACHUCARRO is an organization committed with Equality.
Among others, we are aware that inequalities happen and can happen in many different aspects and environments, so we also have an open policy on recruitment and assessment of scientific talent.
ACHUCARRO endorses the national and regional laws concerning public procurement and has complementarily set a public Procurement Policy to ensure accountable procurement processes. You can also visit our Contractor Profile in you wish further information about present and past contracts.
We would like to provide open and accessible information and data to the stakeholders and citizens interested in our activities and goals. If you miss any additional information, please contact us by e-Mail at info(at)achucarro.org or anonymously, using our contact form.