CILEA is a consortium of eleven universities in Italy, established in 1974. The Italian Ministry of Universities and Research also belongs to the Consortium.

CILEA is among the most advanced supercomputing centres in Europe. According to its statute, CILEA has many different purposes. Among them, it promotes the use of the most advanced computing systems in scientific and technological research, both public and private. It provides high performance computing systems to the national research. It promotes the technological transfer in the field of information and communication technology. It creates, maintains and manages information systems for the national education and research system.

All CILEA’s services are offered to universities, public agencies and private companies.