Europlanet RI management structure
- The Coordinator
The coordinating research laboratory is the CNRS Research Institute in Astrophysics and Planetology (IRAP), which is located in the city of Toulouse, south-west of France.
Michel Blanc, CNRS Astronomer, acts as the Scientific Coordinator. As such, he is the interface to the European Commission, on behalf of the consortium. His deputy is Philippe Louarn, one of the IRAP Deputy Directors.
The Project Office, which is made up of a full-time Project Manager and a part-time Assistant, provides them with all necessary administrative, legal and financial services needed in relation with the coordination of the project.