The Politecnico di Torino is one of the largest technical universities in Italy. It is part of some of the major European interuniversity networks, like CESAR, CLUSTER, ECIU, EUA, CMU, PEGASUS and in international networks/technological platforms.
Tel-Aviv University (TAU) is the largest and most comprehensive research university in Israel. TAU actively participates in the European Framework Programs since the 5th Framework Programme, with participation in 50 projects in FP5, 75 projects in FP6 and about 50 winning projects in FP7.
The Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique (LMD) is a joint research unit which brings together the CNRS, the École Polytechnique, the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) and the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris.