Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 21 December 2021 — EKETA v Commission
(Case T-189/17) (1)
(Arbitration clause - Humabio contract concluded under the Sixth Framework Programme - Eligible costs - Debit note issued by the Commission for the recovery of amounts advanced - Reliability of the time records - Conflict of interests)
Language of the case: Greek
Applicant: Ethniko Kentro Erevnas kai Technologikis Anaptyxis (EKETA) (Thessaloniki, Greece) (represented by: V. Christianos, lawyer)
Defendant: European Commission (represented by: A. Katsimerou, O. Verheecke, T. Adamopoulos and J. Estrada de Solà, acting as Agents)
Action under Article 272 TFEU seeking a declaration, first, that the request made to the applicant by the Commission in debit note No 3241615288 of 29 November 2016 to reimburse to it the sum of EUR 64 720,19 of the payment received for a study on a research project called Humabio is, in the amount of EUR 10 436,36, unfounded, and, second, that the sum in dispute corresponds to eligible costs which the applicant is not required to reimburse.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders Ethniko Kentro Erevnas kai Technologikis Anaptyxis to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 151, 15.5.2017.