1 University, 11 national research organizations, 4 major schools, 3 health institutions


  • University of Montpellier, project leader

Other higher education and research institutions

  • School of Mines of Alès
  • Montpellier SupAgro
  • National School of Chemistry of Montpellier (ENSCM)
  • National School of Architecture Montpellier

Research organizations

  • Bureau of Geological and Mining Research (BRGM)
  • Office of the Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies (CEA)
  • National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
  • National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
  • Research Institute for Development (IRD)
  • Center for International Cooperation in Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD)
  • International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier (CIHEAM-IAMM)
  • French Research Institute for the Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer)
  • National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm)
  • National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (Inria)
  • National Institute for Research in Science and Technology for the Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA)

Health institutions

  • Montpellier University Hospital Center (CHU Montpellier)
  • University Hospital of Nîmes (CHU Nîmes)
  • Montpellier Cancer Institute

International partner universities

  • UC Davis University of California
  • Heidelberg University of Germany
  • Wageningen University in Amsterdam
  • University of Barcelona

The founding companies

  • People’s Bank of the South
  • BRL Group
  • Horiba
  • In Vivo
  • MSD