Co-funded by the European Union E.E.I.G., a European Economic Interest Group (GEIE), is an independent non-profit communication agency. partners with consortia in EU-funded projects and non-profit organizations (research centres, universities, associations, etc.) to enhance dialogue with stakeholders and the public at large. It supports research activities and results delivering targeted communication services and strategies to increase the outreach potential of research and innovation in Europe. The web platform, launched in 2005, is today a primary public communication service and a source of information on European science and technology for the media.