The European Projects & Management Agency (EPMA), is a non-profit organisation, co-founded by the Czech Region Vysocina and BMI Association in 2004 as the association of legal bodies. It is registered by the Prague Municipal registry with the No. 10/04.
The registration number for economic activities (IČO) is 71225978, VAT (DIČ): CZ71225978
The main objective of EPMA is to promote international project-based co-operation among European regions and regional partners towards knowledge based Information Society. This objective is implemented through activities including research, awareness rising, project management support and networking with an aim to strengthen the dialog and co-operation between public administrations, research communities, business organizations and civic initiatives. EPMA’s activities focus on several action lines:
The supreme statutory body of EPMA is the General Assembly with the equal representation of delegates from both co-founders. Both co-founders have their representatives in the Presidium, which is leaded by the Chairman (delegate of the Vysocina Region). Each co-founder has also his independent representative in the Control Committee. The Director is empowered for all managerial and decision-making functions by the EPMA Chairman. The regular managerial supervision is ensured through the IT Department of Vysocina Regional Authority.