MINET Consortium Members

The MINET project consortium has 22 core members, each bringing different but complementary expertise and experience to the project. They represent a broad spectrum of researchers with an interest in developing an improved understanding of human perception and cognition and how this is related to the physical attributes of materials, objects and environments. Their fields of expertise include such diverse topics as physical and chemical metrology, media psychology, brain imaging, genetics, computer graphics, statistics, software modelling and cognitive neuroscience.


Stockholm University

Centre for higher education and research in the humanities, law, sciences and social sciences.

Project leader for MINET



National Physical Laboratory

The United Kingdom’s national measurement institute, an internationally respected and independent centre of excellence in research, development and knowledge transfer in measurement and materials science.

Project leader for MONAT



Unilever R&D
Major multinational company manufacturing foods, home care and personal care products.



University of Genova

The University of Genova was officially established by the papal Bull of Sixtus IV in 1471. Current faculties include the arts, law, humanities, engineering and medicine.




Biometris, Wageningen University and Research Center/Plant Research International

A group of about 40 mathematicians and statisticians within Wageningen University and Research Centre in The Netherlands, aiming to teach, develop and apply quantitative methods in life, food, and earth sciences.



CURE, Centre for Usability Research & Engineering

One of Europe’s leading organisations in the area of user experience research comprising the fields of usability engineering, human-computer interaction (HCI), user interface design and ergonomics.



Helsinki School of Economics 

An international multidisciplinary research centre, focused on interdisciplinary research in organisation, management, innovation, social sciences, contextual perception, cognition and emotion.

Project leader for FUGA



Laboratory of Citizenship Sciences

An independent, not-for-profit association of researchers, knowledge managers and research designers, bringing social research into the scientific and technological research arena and contributing to the development of a new citizenship science.




University of Ljubljana

The Laboratory of Metrology and Quality (LMK) within the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of Ljubljana is responsible for education and research related to all aspects of scientific, legal and industrial metrology.




SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden/SP Sveriges Tekniska Forskningsinstitut

A leading international institute promoting interdisciplinary innovation of importance to industry and society. SP is the national metrology institute of Sweden.




Technical University of Berlin

The Hermann-Rietschel-Institute at the Technical University of Berlin (TUB) carries out research in the areas of thermal comfort, indoor air quality and advanced heating, cooling and ventilation technologies. It is the oldest and most renowned department for HVAC engineering in Germany since its foundation more than 120 years ago.

Project leader for SysPAQ



University of Mannheim

One of the leading academic institutions in Germany and Europe for business administration, economics and social sciences.

Project leader for SOMAPS



Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

A government-funded research organisation. CNRS research units are located throughout France and form two national institutes: The National Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics, and The National Institute of Earth Sciences and Astronomy.

Project leader for BioEMERGENCES



University of Haifa

One of 7 universities in Israel, and the primary liberal arts university in northern Israel. The Institute of Information Processing and Decision Making (IIPDM), established in 1983, addresses all aspects of human cognition and ergonomics.

Project leader for EyewitMem



Profactor GmbH

Institute for advanced research in manufacturing sciences and the development and application of new manufacturing concepts and technologies.

Project leader for Syntex



Tilburg University

Specialist university for the social sciences and humanities, including psychology, sociology and cognitive neuroscience.

Project leader for COBOL



Fraunhofer Institut für Biomedizinische Technik

Founded in 1987 to offer solutions in areas such as biomedical and medical engineering, environmental control systems, and process control.

Project leader for Feel Europe



Technische Universität Dresden

Founded in 1828, TUD is amongst the oldest technical-academic educational establishments in Germany, with 14 faculties, covering a wide range of fields in science and engineering, humanities, social sciences and medicine.

Project leader for PERCEPT



University of Helsinki

The largest and oldest university in Finland, concentrating on high-level scientific research and education to support the development of society, business and industry.

Project leader for BrainTuning


Hammel Neurocentre

A highly specialised neurorehabilitation hospital in Denmark, focused on the rehabilitation of children and adults with acquired moderate or severe brain injury.

Project leader for MindBridge



Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele

The Libera Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele is a young yet already world-known centre for biological and neuroscience research, based in Milan, Italy.

Project leader for MEMORY


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Established in 1969 by Georges Pompidou, the Institute for Music/Acoustic Research and Coordination in France is the only centre of its kind globally, dedicated to contemporary musical research and production.

Project leader for CLOSED



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