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To reach Exascale computing (1018 FLOPs), current supercomputers must achieve an energy efficiency “quantum leap” that allows this level of computation to be done at around 20 Megawatts. This will only be possible if we can target all layers of the system, from the software stack to the cooling system.

ANTAREX proposes a holistic approach capable of controlling all the decision layers in order to implement a self-adaptive application optimized for energy efficiency.

ENVRIplus is a Horizon 2020 project, aiming to create a more coherent, interdisciplinary and interoperable cluster of Environmental RIs across Europe, thus making their products and solutions easier to use with each other, improving the cost/benefit ratio of the RI operations and fostering holistic understanding of the Earth System processes and feedbacks.

EUDAT2020 builds on the foundations laid by the first EUDAT project, strengthening the links between the CDI and expanding its functionalities and remit. Covering both access and deposit, from informal data sharing to long-term archiving, and addressing identification, discoverability and computability of both long-tail and big data, EUDAT2020’s services will address the full lifecycle of research data.

Fortissimo is a collaborative project that will enable European SMEs to be more competitive globally through the use of simulation services running on a High Performance Computing cloud infrastructure. The project is coordinated by the University of Edinburgh and involves 38 partners including Manufacturing Companies, Application Developers, Domain Experts, IT Solution Providers and HPC Cloud Service Providers from 10 countries. The project is funded by the European Commission within the H2020-FoF-2015 Programme. 

With more than 130 research institutions from Europe and around the world on board and hundreds of scientists in a myriad of fields participating, the Human Brain Project is the most ambitious neuroscience project ever launched. Its goal is to develop methods that will enable a deep understanding of how the human brain operates. The knowledge gained will be a key element in developing new medical and information technologies.

HPC-Europa3 aims at maintaining the persistency of a high quality service of transnational access to the most advanced HPC infrastructures available in Europe for the European research science community. European researchers could rely on the existence of such transnational access activity for almost two decades, and the main aim of this new innovative 3rd edition of HPC-Europa series is to fill the gap left in the four years since the end of the last initiative has ended.

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MaX was born to support developers and end users of advanced applications for materials simulations, design and discovery, and works at the frontiers of the current and future High Performance Computing (HPC) technologies.

MaX is one of the eight ‘European Centers of Excellence for HPC applications’ supported by the EU.

ONDA SOLARE è il nuovo progetto di ricerca in carico al CRIF che ha l'obbiettivo di sviluppare un percorso integrato per la progettazione concettuale, funzionale e costruttiva di un veicolo elettrico solare dalle straordinarie innovazioni. E di realizzarlo in meno di 2 anni. Il progetto si basa sull'utilizzo massivo degli strumenti di ingegneria concorrente, quale approccio essenziale per lo sviluppo di un prodotto unico nel suo genere, dall'alto contenuto tecnologico, soprattutto in termini di materiali, strutture, processi e delle relative logiche di ottimizzazione.

PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing is the permanent pan-European High Performance Computing service providing world-class systems for world-class science. Systems at the highest performance level (Tier-0) are deployed by Germany, France, Italy and Spain providing researchers with over 11 billion core hours of compute time. HPC experts from 25 member states enabled users from academia and industry to ascertain leadership and remain competitive in the Global Race. Currently PRACE is in transition to PRACE 2, the successor of the initial five year period.