Our partners

The Software Sustainability Institute works with a number of partners to promote, improve and advise on software sustainability.

Founding organisations

The Software Sustainability Institute was founded by four of the UK's leading research-led universities, all with enviable track records in ICT technology and software R&D. For more information, visit the founding organisations page.

EPCC is the University of Edinburgh’s High-Performance and Novel Computing Centre. The School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester is one of the largest and oldest in the UK.
Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) provides world-leading education and research at the University of Southampton. The Oxford e-Research Centre enables the use and development of innovative computational and information technology.



The Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure aims to improve security for NSF science and engineering projects. Software Carpentry teaches scientists and engineers  how to use and build software more productively.
The Software Engineering Support Centre (SESC) promotes software engineering in the UK research community. Sustainable Software for Audio and Music Research supports the audio and music research community.
Ubiquity Press is an open access publisher of journals, enabling researchers to find and access information without barriers.


Funding organisations

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are the main UK government agency for funding research and training in the physical sciences. JISC inspires the innovative use of digital technologies  in UK higher education.
The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is the funding agency for research in the biosciences. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK's largest organisation for funding research on economic and social issues - supporting independent, high quality research which has an impact on business, the public sector and the third sector.


Project partners

The University of California's flagship campus is a wellspring of innovation, making key contributions to research. Bristol's Centre for Computational Chemistry covers a wide range of aspects of computational chemistry.
The Claremont Colleges are seven higher education institutions based in Claremont, California. The CRFE provides state-of-the-art facilities for investigators undertaking Clinical Research.
The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy is one of the world's leading fusion research laboratories. Curtis+Cartwright helps the public sector make best use of technology.
The Daresbury Laboratory is renowned for its research in fields such as physics, engineering and computational science. Based at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility.
DiRAC is the integrated supercomputing facility for HPC research in particle physics. Edinburgh's three main colleges provide major research and training in a range of disciplines.
ELIXIR is a pan-European project providing infrastructure for life science research. The European Bioinformatics Institute provides computational biology and  training.
The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) is a research institute focused on life science research and sustainable bioeconomies. The Hartree Centre is your gateway to world-class supercomputing capabilities and complementary software skills.
Heriot-Watt University is known worldwide for the quality of its teaching and research. Imperial College has an international reputation for teaching and research.
King's is one of the world's leading research and teaching universities. The University of Manchester has an excellent standard of multi-disciplinary research and teaching.
Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the world's foremost research universities. One of the world's great universities, Oxford is a leading research centre covering many disciplines.
The Roslin Institute is a major animal sciences research institute at Midlothian, and is part of the University of Edinburgh. The Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is engaged in areas ranging from the environment to healthcare, security and energy.
RVC plays host to vetrinary science, clinical practice and biomedical research. Founded in 1766, Rutgers has grown to become one of the world's leading research universities.
Scotland's oldest university, St Andrews has established itself as a leading centre for both research and teaching. Salford engages in health, energy, media and the built environment, with strong links to industry.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council enables scientists to do high quality research. Southampton is a leading institution in areas such as the internet and ocean exploration.
Synthsys' mission is to deliver world-leading research to understand and re-design biochemical systems. The Tyndall Centre brings together experts are working to develop sustainable responses to climate change.
One of the world’s leading multidisciplinary universities, UCL is a true academic powerhouse. Washington University is one the world's leaders in teaching and research, and draws students and faculty from across the globe.
The Western General has great experience in developing new treatments and research methods.



The NGS enables electronic access to all computational and data based resources and facilities required for research. The Digital Social Research strategy is to develop the use and impact of digital technologies across the social sciences