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European Cybersecurity Competence Centre and Network

National Coordination Centres

The Network of National Coordination Centres (NCCs) is constituted of 27 Centres, one from each Member State. They aim to boost research excellence and the competitiveness of the Union in the filed of cybersecurity. 

According to the Regulation, the National Coordination Centres are public sector entities, or mostly State owned, or performing public administration functions. They have the capacity to support the European Cybersecurity Competence Centre (ECCC) and the Network in fulfilling their mission. NCCs either possess or has access to research and technological expertise in cybersecurity and have the capacity to engage effectively and coordinate with industry, the public sector, the academic and research community and citizens. 

Funding sources of NCCs include, through the ECCC, the Digital Europe Programme and Horizon Europe under the long-term EU budget 2021-2027, as well as contributions from Member States.