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The CoCo2 project consortium is comprised of 25 partners from fourteen European countries (Germany, Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Italy, United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Cyprus, Spain, Greece, Finland). Through ECMWF, the reach is extended beyond these countries due to the member and cooperating states of this international organisation. The project reach will be further enhanced through inclusive workshops to ensure that this initiative is truly European and relevant capacity is built in all regions of Europe.


COCO2 Partners 2021

AGH University of Science and Technology is a modern technical university that takes active part in building a society based on knowledge while taking advantage of technologies for the purpose of economic growth and development.

Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), formed in 2005, has a mission to research, develop and manage information technology in order to facilitate scientific progress.

The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) is a public organisation for scientific and technological research and is under the authority of the French Ministry for Research.
CICERO Center for International Climate Research is a leading interdisciplinary climate research institute in the Nordics, with departments on the climate sciences, climate economics, climate policy and climate communication.
The Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD) is responsible for meeting the meteorological requirements arising from all areas of economy and society in Germany.

The DLR Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IPA) is part of the German Aerospace Centre.

École nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC), created in 1747, is a higher education establishment that trains engineers and PhD students to a high level of scientific, technical and general expertise.

EMPA is a Swiss Federal research institute within the ETH domain with ~1000 employees including ~150 PhD students. The Laboratory for Air Pollution / Environmental Technology has a long and outstanding record in air pollution and greenhouse gas monitoring and atmospheric modelling.

The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is an international organization supported by 34 States and 11 Co-operating Members.

FCiências.ID – Associação para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Ciências (FC.ID), is a Non-Profit Private Association, endowed with legal personality.

Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) is a research and service agency that functions under the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

The Fondazione Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (Fondazione CMCC) is a non-profit research institution.

The Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH) was established in 1983 and is one of the largest research centres in Greece.

The Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS) is a distributed European Research Infrastructure (RI) operating standardized, high-precision, and long-term observations on greenhouse gases (GHG) budgets and their perturbations.

The Inversion Lab (iLab) is an SME that was founded in January 2015 by Dr. Thomas Kaminski. Mr. Michael Voßbeck is with the company from the beginning, and Dr. Wolfgang Knorr joined in January 2020..

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs about 3000 scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.

The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission is the legal entity that represents the Laboratory of Climate and Environmental Sciences within CoCO2.

Lund University is one of the largest research organisations in Northern Europe and has a strong profile in the environmental sciences and global change studies. It was ranked 29 in 2019 in the world for geography in the QS World University Rankings.

The research mission of the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry is the investigation of the global biogeochemical cycles and their interaction with the climate system.

In routine or in real time, on a global or regional scale, both on the surface and beneath it, Mercator Ocean describes, analyses and forecasts the state of the ocean by developing the "Mercator System" for ocean analysis and forecasting and maintaining it in an operational condition.

Meteo-France is the French weather service, a governmental organization. Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques (CNRM) is a joint research unit of CNRS and Meteo-France in which both entities put together staff and resources for the benefit of the laboratory.

TNO is the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research. TNO’s primary tasks are to support and assist trade and industry including SME’s, governments and others in technological innovation and in solving problems by rendering services and transferring knowledge and expertise.
The Cyprus Institute is a non-profit research and educational institution with scientific and technological focus. It consists of 4 research Centres that address challenging problems both at the regional and international levels.
The University of Edinburgh is a higher education institute. It is typically ranked within the top 20 universities in the world and a founding member of the Russell group Universities that promote excellence in teaching and research.

The Department of Earth Sciences of the Faculty of Sciences at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) is involved in several studies on carbon cycling and Global Change.

Wageningen University is a university dedicated to education and knowledge generation in the field of life science and natural resources. As an international center of learning and research it receives students from over a hundred countries.