At the heart of Europe, the University of Limoges – France – is a major multidisciplinary higher education establishment set in an ideal environment for scientific fulfilment. The University of Limoges is a major center of higher education, training and research. It counts with 14,000 students (14% international), over 1,000 teachers and researchers in 24 research units and approaching 670 PhD students within 8 Doctoral Schools. Unilim is very active at International and European level both in education and research area.

The Technische Universität (TU) Darmstadt is one of Germany’s leading technical universities. Its around 312 professors, 4,244 employees and 26,000 students devote their talents and best efforts to the significant future research fields energy, mobility, communications and information technologies, housing and living conditions.

The University of Limerick  – Ireland – is an independent, internationally focused university with over 13,000 students and 1,426 staff. It has an established reputation as Ireland’s leading university in industry-led research. This has resulted in significant research commercialization activities and collaborations between our leading researchers and industry.

The University of Aveiro  is among the most dynamic and innovative universities in Portugal. The UAVR has 15000 students (graduate and postgraduate) and a unique model of governance (16 Departments, 4 Polytechnic Schools and various training centres).

4233 employees and over 35 000 students each year make AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow – Poland, one of the best and most renowned modern universities in Poland. AGH UST consists in 16 faculties and 20 basic units which cover 59 branches of science. The Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics sis involved in the EUCERMAT programme.