Our mission as Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes’s office in Brussels is to support our region (elected officials, services and stakeholders) on EU policies, programmes and legislation especially In the following sectors: transport, environment and energy; research, education, innovation and economic development; agriculture and cohesion policy; tourism and Culture, Digital. In this context, we organise and contributes to the hosting of technical and political missions in Brussels, with Region's services or regional partners (like innovation stakeholders: Universities, academics, clusters, agency…). We provide our expertise in European policies and programmes to facilitate access to EU funding, through targeted information and support, and our involvement in thematic networks and initiatives like ERRIN. In addition, we represent the Region toward EU Institutions and other partners (PermRep, Regions, Networks, enterprises …) to raise the interests of the territory to influence the decision-making process. The aim is also to make visible the policies and projects of the Region in Brussels and the achievements of Europe in the territories, by organizing events.