Cineca is a non profit Consortium, made up of 70 Italian universities*, 6 Italian Research Institutions and the Italian Ministry of Education.
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:
Bari, Polytechnic of Bari, Basilicata, Bergamo, Bologna, Brescia, Cagliari, Calabria, Camerino, Catania, Chieti, Cassino e Lazio Meridionale, Catania, Chieti, "Magna Græcia" di Catanzaro, Enna (Kore), Ferrara, Florence, Foggia, Genoa, Insubria, L'Aquila, IMT Istitute for Advanced Studies of Lucca, Macerata, Messina, Milan, Milan Bicocca, Milano Bocconi, Polytechnic of Milan,Milano Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano IULM, Modena and Reggio Emilia, Molise, Naples Federico II, Second University of Naples, 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, Venice Ca' Foscari, Venice IUAV, Verona.
The Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics - OGS, the National Research Council (CNR), the Council for research in agriculture and the agrarian economy analysis (Crea), the National Institute for the Evaluation of the Educational System of Instruction (Indire), the National Institute of Documentation, Innovation and Education Research (Invalsi), the Zoological Station "Anton Dohrn" (SZN).