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

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.

Project partners

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SGCI is a comprehensive software institute funded by the US National Science Foundation whose goal is to provide services, resources, community support, and education for creating and sustaining science gateways, also known as web-based research platforms. We do this by offering consulting and development services, a catalog of gateways, student programs as well as community events such as conferences with publication opportunities.

The Western General 

The Western General has great experience in developing new treatments and research methods.

Washington University

Washington University is one the world's leaders in teaching and research, and draws students and faculty from across the globe.


One of the world’s leading multidisciplinary universities, UCL is a true academic powerhouse.

The Tyndall Centre

The Tyndall Centre brings together experts are working to develop sustainable responses to climate change.


Synthsys' mission is to deliver world-leading research to understand and re-design biochemical systems.


Southampton is a leading institution in areas such as the internet and ocean exploration.

Science and Technology Facilities Council

The Science and Technology Facilities Council enables scientists to do high quality research.


Salford engages in health, energy, media and the built environment, with strong links to industry.

St Andrews

Scotland's oldest university, St Andrews has established itself as a leading centre for both research and teaching.


Founded in 1766, Rutgers has grown to become one of the world's leading research universities.


RVC plays host to vetrinary science, clinical practice and biomedical research.

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory 

The Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is engaged in areas ranging from the environment to healthcare, security and energy.

The Roslin Institute 

The Roslin Institute is a major animal sciences research institute at Midlothian, and is part of the University of Edinburgh.


One of the world's great universities, Oxford is a leading research centre covering many disciplines.


Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the world's foremost research universities.

The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester has an excellent standard of multi-disciplinary research and teaching.


King's is one of the world's leading research and teaching universities.

Imperial College

Imperial College has an international reputation for teaching and research.

Heriot-Watt University 

Heriot-Watt University is known worldwide for the quality of its teaching and research.

The Hartree Centre

The Hartree Centre is your gateway to world-class supercomputing capabilities and complementary software skills.


The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) is a research institute focused on life science research and sustainable bioeconomies.

European Bioinformatics Institute

The European Bioinformatics Institute provides computational biology and  training.


ELIXIR is a pan-European project providing infrastructure for life science research.


Edinburgh's three main colleges provide major research and training in a range of disciplines.


DiRAC is the integrated supercomputing facility for HPC research in particle physics.

Diamond Light Source 

Based at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility.

The Daresbury Laboratory

The Daresbury Laboratory is renowned for its research in fields such as physics, engineering and computational science.


Curtis+Cartwright helps the public sector make best use of technology.


The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy is one of the world's leading fusion research laboratories.


The CRFE provides state-of-the-art facilities for investigators undertaking Clinical Research.

The Claremont Colleges

The Claremont Colleges are seven higher education institutions based in Claremont, California.


Bristol's Centre for Computational Chemistry covers a wide range of aspects of computational chemistry.


The University of California's flagship campus is a wellspring of innovation, making key contributions to research.


Digital Social Research 

The Digital Social Research strategy is to develop the use and impact of digital technologies across the social sciences


The National E-Infrastructure Service (NES), formerly the National Grid Service, was an organisation for UK academics and researchers from 2004 through 2011. 


Ubiquity Press 

Ubiquity Press is an open access publisher of journals, enabling researchers to find and access information without barriers.

Ubiquity Press

Sustainable Software for Audio and Music Research supports the audio and music research community.


The Software Engineering Support Centre (SESC) promotes software engineering in the UK research community.

Software Carpentry

Software Carpentry teaches scientists and engineers  how to use and build software more productively.


The Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructureaims to improve security for NSF science and engineering projects.

Founding organisations


EPCC is the University of Edinburgh’s High-Performance and Novel Computing Centre.

Manchester School of Computer Science

The School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester is one of the largest and oldest in the UK.

University of Southampton

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) provides world-leading education and research at the University of Southampton.

The Oxford e-Research Centre

The Oxford e-Research Centre enables the use and development of innovative computational and information technology.