Communication: new case No. 0250 of 2022

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62022TN0250
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
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NO
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Communication: new case

Judgment



27.6.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 244/44


Action brought on 6 May 2022 — Indetec v Commission and Others

(Case T-250/22)

(2022/C 244/60)

Language of the case: Spanish

Parties

Applicant: Ingeniería para el Desarrollo Tecnológico, SL (Indetec) (Valencia, Spain) (represented by: J. Navas Marqués, lawyer)

Defendants: European Commission, European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA), European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA)

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul, on the basis of Article 263 TFEU, the decision of 10 March 2022, reference number Ares (2022) 1775149, of the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) (now EASME), which is an executive agency of the European Commission;

declare that, on the basis of Article 272 TFEU, the applicant correctly applied Article II.9.1 of the General Conditions of the LIFE Programme (1) Grant Agreement, signed on 10 June 2016 between EASME and, inter alia, the applicant, who was duly represented for the purposes of that signature by the coordinating beneficiary INNOTECNO;

order the European Commission, through its agency EASME, to pay the applicant, the total amount of EUR 335 900,00 required to fulfill its contractual obligations under the LIFE Programme Grant Agreement signed on 10 June 2016 between EASME and, inter alia, the applicant, who was duly represented for the purposes of that signature by the coordinating beneficiary INNOTECNO;

expressly order the defendant to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

In support of the action, the applicant relies on five pleas in law.

1.

First plea in law, alleging infringement of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, more specifically Article 298 thereof, and of Article 41 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union on the right to good administration.

2.

Second plea in law, alleging infringement of Article 202(4) of Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046. (2)

3.

Third plea in law, alleging breach of the principle of proportionality.

4.

Fourth plea in law, alleging infringement of the rights of defence.

5.

Fifth plea in law, alleging infringement of Article II.9.1 of the General Conditions of the Grant Agreement.


(1)  European Union Programme for the Environment and Climate Action.

(2)  Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 July 2018 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, amending Regulations (EU) No 1296/2013, (EU) No 1301/2013, (EU) No 1303/2013, (EU) No 1304/2013, (EU) No 1309/2013, (EU) No 1316/2013, (EU) No 223/2014, (EU) No 283/2014, and Decision No 541/2014/EU and repealing Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 (OJ 2018 L 193, p. 1).



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