Documents & Policies
Public Documents and Policies Issued by the ESS Legal Division
The ERIC FAQ explains the implications of the transition from ESS AB to European Spallation Source ERIC.
Statutes of the European Spallation Source ERIC
The European Commission implementing decision (EU) 2015/1478 of 19 August 2015 on setting up the European Spallation Source as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (European Spallation Source ERIC) can be viewed here: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/ALL/?uri=CELEX%3A32015D1478
The consolidated version of the Statutes of the European Spallation Source ERIC are available for download on the right.
ESS Code of Conduct
The Code of Conduct is a set of rules outlining the responsibilities and proper practices for individuals employed by ESS. The rules are developed by and for ESS and express its business principles, values and norms, and the appropriate behaviour for ESS Staff.
The European Spallation Source ERIC procurement rules apply to all contracts for the provision of goods, works and services, concluded in writing between ESS and third parties and financed by the ESS budget.
ESS Intellectual Property Rights and Inventions Policy
The European Spallation Source ERIC has adopted the Intellectual Property Rights and Inventions Policy to govern the dissemination, exchange, ownership, use and protection of technical knowledge, intellectual property rights and know-how created in or arising from the ESS project.