The Astronomy Infrastructures Network (RIA) is created in order to advise the National General Administration about Singular Scientific-Technical Infrastructures (ICTS) related to Astronomy. The network has also the mission of developing a forum to promote coordination among the different ICTS. The Secretary General for Scientific and Technological Policy at the Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN) has entrusted the Astronomy National Committee (CNA) to constitute the RIA, which is considered a CNA Working Group.
The following institutions compose the RIA:
The Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness
The “Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias”
The Spanish National Research Council
The “Instituto Geográfico Nacional” of the Ministry of Public Works
The “Centro de Estudios de Física del Cosmos de Aragón”