EPIC is based on a large network of relationships at national and international level. Relationships derive from common partnerships in European or national projects, from research and exchange contacts and from cultural and disciplinary dialogues. Networks are fundamental for building wide-ranging projects capable of intercepting the central themes of contemporaneity.


Comune di Padova

Comune di Reggio Emilia

Comune di Venezia

Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare

Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia

Regione Autonoma della Sardegna


ARPAV is a regional agency with administrative, organizational, technical and accounting autonomy. It operates on the basis of three-year plans and an annual program. In it there are several professional figures that guarantee a multidisciplinary approach to the Agency’s tasks, exchanging information and innovations.


ISMAR carries out research in Mediterranean, oceanic and polar areas to study the evolution of the oceans, the influence of climate change on ocean circulation, habitats and marine ecology, the increasing pollution of coastal and deep-sea areas and fishery resources to keep their exploitation within certain limits.


CORILA is an association between Ca' Foscari University of Venice, IUAV University of Venice, University of Padua, National Research Council and National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics.


ICESP is an agency created to bring together initiatives, highlight critical issues and indicate perspectives in order to represent in Europe the Italian specificities in terms of circular economy and to promote the circular economy in Italy through specific dedicated actions.


Higher Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA) is a public research body, endowed with legal personality under public law, technical, scientific, organizational, financial, managerial, administrative, patrimonial and accounting autonomy.

World Bank

Spawning insecurity, mass displacement, and disorder, the conflict and violence in Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Yemen has posed new and unprecedented challenges to practitioners and policymakers by taking a fresh look at reconstruction, development, and the transition to sustainable peace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and beyond.

UN-ESCWA - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

ESCWA provides a framework for the formulation and harmonization of sectoral policies for member countries, a platform for congress and coordination, a home for expertise and knowledge, and an information observatory.

UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Afghanistan

UNDP has been working in Afghanistan for more than 50 years on challenges related to climate change and resilience, gender, governance, health, livelihoods and rule of law. Our work is fully aligned with the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework and National Priority Programmes.

Fondazione CARIPLO

Committed to the promotion and innovation of socially useful projects related to art and culture, environment, social and scientific research. Fondazione Cariplo makes its resources available, at an economic and planning level, to help non-profit organizations to carry out initiatives of collective interest.


Climalia provides specialized consulting services on climate change. Helps businesses and governments to become resilient today and over time, by assessing direct and indirect climate impacts in light of the evolving international best practices on climate-related financial disclosures.

EURIS: European Research, Investments, Services

Euris is a company based on the ability to translate EU policies, legislation and programmes into opportunities for growth and development. The mission is to transform the most innovative ideas into concrete development projects, seizing the opportunities offered by the European Union.

Fondazione Lombardia per l’Ambiente

Fondazione Lombardia per l’Ambiente is dedicated to the main issues related to environmental protection, through the implementation of several projects, which have allowed the Foundation to become a reference point for research and dissemination in the regional and national scene.

Fondazione Ecosistemi

Fondazione Ecosistemi is an organization specializing in strategies, programs, actions and tools for sustainable development, leader in GPP and green procurement, which was born from the experience of the homonymous environmental consulting firm.


Company specialized in energy and environmental planning and design. It realizes investment projects on renewable sources, energy efficiency and reduction of climate-altering emissions for companies and public bodies.

I-Barbon Shipping and Logistics

We are an international forwarding house operating in the field of land, air and sea transport. Our company, founded in Venice in 1945, has developed from the solid foundations laid by the founders in the modern, flexible, active current structure, treasuring the past but promoting the future.

ISLA: International Smart Lab

ISLA is an NGO that develops and testing of projects, policies, and innovative technologies about issues of seismic, geological, environmental, and climate changes hazard, resilience, urban and GIS systems, participation and active citizenship.

Legambiente Onlus

It is a non-profit association, made up of citizens who are dedicated to the protection of the environment in all its forms, to the quality of life, and to a fairer, more just and solidarity-based society. It is an environmentalist association present throughout the country.

Qwarzo Sustainable Technology

Qwarzo is polymer-free: 100% recyclable, compostable and biodegraded material. Unlike any polymeric technology, such as plastic, Qwarzo does not polymerize but polycondenses, that is, it creates an atomic lattice, through the variation of pH and temperature.

Thetis S.p.a

Thetis is a company that offers its many national and international clients multidisciplinary engineering services, such as consulting, design, project management and work supervision, environmental studies and mobility management.

American University in Beirut - Lebanon

Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university, AUB has around 800 instructional faculty and a student body of around 8,000 students.

Damascus University - Syria

Damascus University seeks to achieve success in education, scientific research and to meet the needs of society. Moreover, it tries to keep itself informed of the latest scientific and technical developments and to apply them in a way that allows the improvement of the quality of learning in all fields.

Drexel University

Based in Philadelphia (USA), Drexel is a globally engaged, academic urban research university dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and society, focusing our collective expertise on solving society's greatest problems.

Escola da Cidade - Sao Paulo - Brazil

Founded in 1996, the Associação Escola da Cidade - Arquitetura e Urbanismo (AEC) is a non-profit organization that brings together professionals from different areas with the aim of training architects and urban planners capable of criticizing and transforming reality, contributing to the improvement of living conditions.

University of Jordan - Amman

The University of Jordan is both a modern as well as old institution of Higher Education in Jordan. Established in 1962, the University has applied itself to the advancement of knowledge no less than to its dissemination. University of Jordan enables its students to choose from more than 3500 different courses offered by 18 faculties.

Mekelle Institute of Technology - Ethiopia

Mekelle Institute of Technology is located in the capital of the northwestern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. MIT provides high quality education, training and research in the areas of science and technology to produce qualified professionals that can apply their knowledge and skills in Ethiopia's development.


The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the world's leading research universities based in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA). The MIT community is driven by a shared purpose: to make a better world through education, research, and innovation.

Politecnico di Bari

Politecnico di Bari is the only Politecnico in Southern Italy. The Faculty of Engineering of Bari has been joined by the Faculties of Architecture and Engineering of Taranto, creating a technical university that makes solid traditions, attention to innovation and effectiveness in research and training of excellence its connotative elements.

Politecnico di Milano

It’s a scientific-technological university which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers, it has always focused on the quality and innovation of its teaching and research, developing a fruitful relationship with business and productive world by means of experimental research and technological transfer.

Politecnico di Torino

Politecnico di Torino is an academic community committed to generating and sharing "polytechnic knowledge" that operates on the complex of scientific, engineering, architectural, planning and design disciplines, and integrates them with each other and with the sciences of man and society in a design perspective.

Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru - Lima

PUCP reaches its centenary being the main private university in the country, occupies the first place in the national sphere, the 18th position in Latin America and is one of the 500 best in the world. This position is a recognition of the quality of its teaching, research, social responsibility, contribution to culture, and undeniable academic and institutional leadership.

Syddansk Universitet (University of Southern Denmark)

University of Southern Denmark propose around 115 different study programs in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences and engineering, maintaining a careful focus on world needs and supporting new knowledge and breakthroughs in applying such know-how.


Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona is among the most recognized universities in Europe and internationally. The commitment to the quality of teaching and innovation has been fundamental for the development of a varied and transversal offer to respond to new social needs.

Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne

URCA (Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne) is a multidisciplinary university in the French city of Reims. It has always been dedicated to 5 main fields of study: Art, Literature and Language; Humanities and Social Sciences; Law, Economics, Management and Science, Technology, Health.

Università Federico II di Napoli

University of Naples Federico II is the main university of Naples. It consists of the Pole of Science and Technology, a reference point for research activities for technological innovation, the Pole of Human and Social Sciences and the Pole of Science and Technology for Life.

UPenn University

University of Pennsylvania (USA), founded on liberal arts and sciences, focuses on inclusion policies, innovative work and faculty impact engagement.