C4PO is a research alliance devoted to understand the origin of planetary systems, federating 4 disciplines which are well developed in the Nice metropolitan area:
Its research, resulting from the among these disciplines, covers (from lab scale to deep space) and (covering all evolutionary steps from genesis to the current epoch). It has been selected as a "structuring project" in the framework of the UCA-JEDI excellence initiative.
In addition, C4PO offers a well developed program of training at the doctoral and post-doctoral level, offering Ph.D and post-doc positions, organizing schools and workshops in the Nice area, exchanging students with partners laboratories abroad, providing online courses and other pedagogical material.
C4PO is a joint effort of about 100 scientists in multiple labs: Lagrange and Geoazur at Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, Cemef and Persee at Mines ParisTech, ICN and LPMC at Université Côte d'Azur and INRIA Sophia Antipolis - Mediterranee.