RECAP preterm brings together Europe’s strongest pregnancy, child to adult cohorts and a highly experienced group of organizations and individual researchers. The expertise of the partners covers a wide and complementary range of fields, including life course epidemiology, methodology, neonatology, pediatrics, early-life stressors, non-communicable disease research, epigenomics, economics, psychology and mental health, e-learning technologies, eHealth applications, communication and dissemination as well as project management. The partners and the team members have been selected carefully based on their experience and added value to the consortium, with the aim of optimizing the output of the project.