CETaqua is a non-profit research centre which sets-up, manages and performs research, technological development and innovation projects in the field of water, particularly the complete urban water cycle. CETaqua was created to take advantage of the synergies between its three founding partners: Spain’s biggest water utility, Aguas de Barcelona (Agbar); the Technical University of Cataluña (UPC) which has almost 3000 faculty and research staff; and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), which has almost 130 centres throughout Spain.
ULUND, established in 1666, is the largest institution of research and higher education in Scandinavia. The university has eight faculties; engineering; science; law; social sciences; economics; medicine; humanities & theology; performing arts and several research centres and specialised schools. It is a research intensive university with over 2300 active researchers. The University has a significant experience from EU Research and has participated in over 650 projects over the years. In FP7, researchers are involved in more than 200 projects, in all areas of research.
SMHI is a government agency under the Swedish Ministry of Environment. SMHI offers products and services that provide organisations with important environmental information in support of decision-making.
The University of Leeds is one of the largest Universities in the UK with over 32,000 full-time students, 7,500 staff and an annual turnover of €545 million. Leeds is among the top ten universities for research in the UK with 3,000 full-time researchers and an annual research income of more than €120 million, of which ~10% is from EU awards.
UL-IDL is a research centre that quantitatively studies most of the important components of the Earth System. It combines analytical studies, data analysis, observational activities and modelling focusing on a wide range of processes including the structure of the deep Earth, surface processes, atmospheric processes and natural hazards at or near the Earth surface. UL-IDL aims to be a national nucleus of scientific activities and an educational platform of high-level research and teaching, providing a stable base for European partnership in major research initiatives in these areas.
Wageningen University (WU) & Research Centre is a cluster of internationally-leading knowledge institutions offering applied and scientific research to promote the sustainable use of our environment. WU has a longstanding record of successfully conducting and coordinating large European projects within the current and past EU FP’s.