Following the trend of scientific and technological advice in the parliaments (PTA) of the United States and Europe in past decades, the Parliament of Catalonia approved in 2008 the creation of the Advisory Board of the Parliament of Catalonia for Science and Technology (CAPCIT).
FCRI was integrated into this body, with two members, as one of the institutions representing the scientific and technological world.
CAPCIT was a pioneer in Spain and aims to coordinate all information necessary for advising the Parliament of Catalonia on its inherent tasks regarding science and technology. informs and advises the Parliament of Catalonia on scientific and technological matters. Its members are nominated at the start of each legislature.
It is a mixed body made up of Members of Parliament and representatives of the main scientific and technical institutions.