The Italian National research Council
(CNR) is the largest network of public research institution in Italy with 108 institutes and the only one under the Research Ministry performing multidisciplinary activities. The Mission is to perform research in its own Institutes, to promote innovation and competitiveness of the national industrial system, to promote the internationalization of the national research system, to provide technologies and solutions to emerging public and private needs, to advice Government and other public bodies, and to contribute to the qualiﬁcation of human resources.
ICCOM (the Institute of Chemistry of Organometallic Compounds) is part of CNR. Research of the partners involved in the SusPhos network are located in the Florence CNR Research Area (which is inside the University of Florence. Research of ICCOM-CNR is mainly focused on Fuel Cells &Hydrogen, Molecular Modeling, Design drugs, Catalytic Reactions, High Pressure Reactors, Sustainable Processes and High Tech Polymers.