Report describing the governance and management structure of METROFOOD-RI defined for the 2nd Interim Phase and for the ERIC. Two schemes have been defined according to the infrastructure life-cycle and its time planning, in order to ensure an optimal and smooth transition from the current project structure to an operational Research Infrastructure with its legal entity (i.e. the ERIC).
In particular, the document presents: the structure of METROFOOD-RI; the Governance principles; the governance structure for the 2nd Interim Phase and the ERIC with the management bodies, roles, responsibilities and reporting line. According to the Grant Agreement, this deliverable includes the advancements from month 6 to month 17 about the definition of the governance structure of METROFOOD-RI, after discussions internally to the Consortium and with the support of the IMG.