Cineca is a not-for-profit Consortium, made up of the Italian Ministry of Education Universities and Research, 69 Italian universities, 11 Italian National Institutions (8 Italian Research Institutions, 2 Polyclinics, 1 National Agency) .
Today it is the largest Italian computing centre, one of the most important worldwide. With more seven hundred employees, it operates in the technological transfer sector through high performance scientific computing, the management and development of networks and web based services, and the development of complex information systems for treating large amounts of data.
It develops advanced Information Technology applications and services, acting like a trait-d'union between the academic world, the sphere of pure research and the world of industry and Public Administration.
The Members of the Consortium:
- 69 Italian Universities
Bari, Polytechnic of Bari, Basilicata, Bergamo, Bologna, Libera Università di Bolzano, Brescia, Cagliari, Calabria, Camerino, Catania, Chieti, Cassino e Lazio Meridionale, Catania, Chieti, "Magna Græcia" di Catanzaro, Ferrara, Florence, Foggia, Genoa, Insubria, L'Aquila, IMT Istitute for Advanced Studies of Lucca, Macerata, Messina, Milan, Milan Bicocca, Polytechnic of Milan, Modena and Reggio Emilia, Molise, Naples Federico II, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples Parthenope, Naples l'Orientale, Palermo, Padua, Parma, Pavia, IUSS of Pavia, Perugia, University for foreigners of Perugia, Piemonte Orientale “Amedeo Avogradro” (Vercelli), Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa, Pisa, Polytechnic of Marche (Ancona), Mediterranean of Reggio Calabria, Rome Foro Italico, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 3,, Roma 3, Roma Tor Vergata, Salento, Salerno, Sannio, Sassari, Siena, Teramo, Turin, Polytechnic of Turin, Trento, Trieste, Tuscia (Viterbo), International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste - SISSA , Udine, Urbino, Valle d'Aosta, Venice Ca' Foscari, Venice IUAV, Verona, Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI).
- 8 Italian National Research Centers
the National Research Council (CNR),
the National Institute for the Evaluation of the Educational System of Instruction (Indire),
the National Institute of Astrophyscs - INAF,
the National Institute of Nuclear Physics - INFN,
the Italian national metrology institute - INRIM**,
the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics - OGS,
the National Institute of Documentation, Innovation and Education Research (Invalsi),
the Zoological Station "Anton Dohrn" (SZN).
- 2 Polyclinics
- 1 National Agency
Italian national agency for the evaluation of universities and research institutes -ANVUR,