The Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is a leading research hub in Italy with particular interest on Global Challenges and international research education networks (such as the Venice International University – VIU).

BC3 is an internationally recognized research center on climate change, aiming at fostering the creation of knowledge with a multidisciplinary scientific approach in order to support better decisions for a more sustainable society.

The Foundation of the Environmental Hydraulics Institute “IH Cantabria” is a research institution with the purpose of promoting and supporting research as well as the development of studies, methodologies and tools for the integrated management of aquatic ecosystems.

CzechGlobe – Global Change Research Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences (GCRI) is a public research institution, European center of excellence investigating the ongoing global change and its impact on the atmosphere, biosphere and human society through the use of the latest techniques and instrumentation.

The Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability (IMaSS) at Nagoya University engages in research on topics ranging from materials and device development to systems technologies toward the realization of an ecological and sustainable human society.

The University of Udine was founded in 1978 with the scope of providing the Friulian community with an independent centre for advanced training in cultural and scientific studies. The Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Animal Sciences of the University of Udine (AgrUU) is ARIES main collaborator.