The aims of COBASE are:
- to produce research, projects, studies, in the fields of sustainability: environment, food security, sustainable management of natural resources and renewable energy, biodiversity, climate change, water, sanitation and human settlement;
- to plan energetic and environmental systems with the implementation of the informative base of e-governance and capacity building projects;
- to formulate new strategies for cooperation with developing countries with specific competences in analysis and planning of emergency and quality, in industrial protection and security systems;
- to formulate a cultural diversity oriented approach to training and education off-line and on-line using databases and techniques for accessibility and the getting over of the digital-divide and knowledge-for- decision divide.