integrate, manage, coordinate, and monitor research projects in the field of Artificial Electromagnetic Materials and Metamaterials;
spread excellence in this field, in particular, by organizing scientific conferences and creating specialized journals in this field;
create and manage research programmes in this field;
activate and manage training programmes (including PhD and training programmes for students and industrial partners);
provide information on Artificial Electromagnetic Materials and Metamaterials;
transfer new technology in this field to the Industry;
offer advice and services related to Artificial Electromagnetic Materials and Metamaterials to industries, producers, distributors, potential users, service suppliers and to the like in Europe and worldwide.