Cineca is a not-for-profit Consortium, made up of the Italian Ministry of Education, the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research, 69 Italian universities and 21 Italian National Institutions.

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

BariPolytechnic of BariBasilicata, BergamoBolognaLibera Università di BolzanoBrescia, Cagliari, CalabriaCamerino, Catania, Chieti, Cassino e Lazio Meridionale, Catania, Chieti, "Magna Græcia" di Catanzaro, FerraraFlorenceFoggia, GenoaInsubriaL'Aquila IMT Istitute for Advanced Studies of Lucca, MacerataMessina, Milan, Milan Bicocca,  Polytechnic of Milan, Modena and Reggio EmiliaMoliseNaples Federico II, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples Parthenope, Naples l'OrientalePalermo, Padua, ParmaPavia, IUSS of PaviaPerugia, University for foreigners of Perugia, Piemonte Orientale “Amedeo Avogradro” (Vercelli), Scuola Normale Superiore of PisaScuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa, PisaPolytechnic of Marche (Ancona), Mediterranean of Reggio CalabriaRome Foro Italico, Sapienza University of RomeRome 3,, Roma 3, Roma Tor Vergata, Salento, Salerno Sannio, SassariSiena, Teramo, TurinPolytechnic of Turin, TrentoTrieste, Tuscia (Viterbo), International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste - SISSA , UdineUrbino, Valle d'Aosta, Venice Ca' FoscariVenice IUAV, VeronaGran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI).

  • 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)
ENEA

Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Università della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli 
Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico Paolo Giaccone, Palermo
Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi

IRRCS - Istituto Nazionale Tumori di Napoli - Fondazione G. Pascale