The main beneficiary institution of the Twinning project is the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning (MEPP) . MEPP is responsible for the development of the air quality and emission related legislation and partially implementation of the legislation including for example the operation of the National Air Quality Monitoring Network.
FMI is a governmental institution under the Ministry of Transport and Communications in Finland. FMI´s main areas of expertise are meteorology, climatology, geophysics, marine research, air quality and climate change. FMI is the appointed expert organization on air quality issues in Finland and has a key role in coordination of air quality assessments, research and training in air quality field in local to national scale.
The Environment Agency Austria – Umweltbundesamt GmbH – is national Government Agency attached to the Federal Ministry for the Environment. Environment Agency Austria has successfully participated in institution and capacity building projects for almost all New Member States and Accession Countries to the European Union.