The VERDI consortium consists of 30 centers of excellence

in Europe, the USA, Africa, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. It is coordinated by the University of Padua and Penta Foundation (Italy), with scientific coordination shared between University of Padua and University College London.

The Consortium works closely together with other COVID and mpox research projects to ensure complementarity to and alignment with ongoing research efforts and infrastructures at EU level and beyond.