It's the collegiate body of the IREC where three bodies on which the Institute depends participate: CSIC, UCLM, and the JCCM. It is composed by representatives of the three agencies mentioned, the Director and the Manager of the IREC.
The Steering Committee is responsible for the following functions:
- Reporting on the proposals received for the designation of IREC Director.
- Studying and adopting, where appropriate, the proposals of the Institute Board on constitution or suppression of research units or departments, as well as rules of access and promotion of scientific personnel, dependent of what the applicable legislation in the matter establishes.
- Informing and raising those proposals requiring the approval of the competent bodies of the institutions participating in the agreement.
- Supporting IREC before other institutions and organisations, in order to fulfil the IREC needs for its improved functioning and advancement.