INRAE and Inserm with steering the program have been chosen as coordinating institutions by the French Government to lead the program and manage the scientific aspects. The ANR operates the program on behalf of the French government.

The program is a diversified network of players and resources. It brings together the key players in French research, including the CNRS, Institut Pasteur, Inria, CEA, major universities, public assistance hospitals, university hospitals and human nutrition research centres and engineering schools.