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As science and research are facing challenges of various kinds these days, researchers, scientists, educators and supporters around the world are currently getting together to stress the vital role of science and its importance in all aspects of everyday life. On the occasion of Earth Day, on 22 April 2017, the March for Science will be organised as a global initiative to take a stand for science.
Eni’s new super computer was fired up in the Green Data Center in Ferrera Erbognone (PV). HPC3 allows Eni to fully support all the activities in the E&P sector.
The 15th Call for Proposal for PRACE Project Access is now open until 30 May 2017, 10:00 CEST. It is now possible to submit a proposal for PRACE under the defined guidelines, and apply for one of the supercomputers of the affiliated european HPC centers, including our MARCONI. Proposals can be based on a 12-months schedule, or, for Multi-year Projects, on a 24- or 36-months schedule.
It is open to all European SMEs with an interesting idea that would benefit from High Performance Computing. The selected solutions should bring a potential tangible Return on Investment to SMEs business. DEADLINE: 1st June 2017
CINECA and INAF announce a public selection procedure for the awarding of one research grant "post-doc" lasting 12 months titled "HPC support and development". Submission Deadline: 28th April 2017. (In Italian)
Earlier this month, the PRACE Members ratified a resolution to proceed with the second phase of their Partnership. PRACE will strengthen Europe’s position as world-class scientific supercomputing provider, a technology considered a key enabler for knowledge development, scientific research, big data analytics, solving global and societal challenges, and European industrial competitiveness.
On Monday, March 20 the scientific transmission TGR Leonardo was about Cineca and the future Italian data center of ECMWF.
Cineca and the foundation ParCo Conferences organize at Bologna from 12 September to 15 September 2017 the International Conference on Parallel Computing. Since their inception in 1983 the ParCo conferences stimulated the development and application of parallel computers on a world-wide scale. Deadline extended: 3 April 2017
You are invited to participate at an event on Deep Learning (in Italian) to be held on 12 April 2017 in Bologna. This event is organized by E4 Computer Engineering, NVIDIA, Università di Bologna, with the collaboration of IBM. The event is free, but places are limited.
From 16 to 18 May 2017, PRACE will organise the fourth edition of its Scientific and Industrial Conference – PRACEdays17 – under the motto "HPC for Innovation: when Science meets Industry" in Barcelona, Spain.