The tasks are to examine the work carried out by technical experts under the frame of the grant agreements (2001-2004) and to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the grants awarded to CEN/Cenelec for assessing the quality of harmonised standards in support of European legislation. In particular, this includes the evaluation of the procedure for the selection of experts, the effectiveness of relevant working methods, the impact of their work with regard to adopted harmonised standards, cost/benefit of the grants and the potential for improvements and alternatives on the approach by CEN/Cenelec.