7th PRACE Project Access (Tier-0) Call Open

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PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe), the European research infrastructure for High Performance Computing (HPC), makes it possible for researchers from across Europe and the world to apply for access to Tier-0 HPC systems via a peer-review process.

The 7th PRACE Project Access Call for Proposals is intended for large-scale projects of excellent scientific merit and for which a significant European added value and major impact at international level is anticipated.

Important dates:

  • Opening date: 13 February 2013
  • Closing date: 26 March 2013, 12:00 (noon) CET
  • Response of applicants to reviews: 31 May – 7 June 2013
  • Anticipated allocation decisions: 2nd week of July 2013
  • Allocation start date of awarded proposals: 3 September 2013
  • Allocation end date of award: 2 September 2014

Tier-0 machines available:

“CURIE”, Bull Bullx cluster (GENCI@CEA, France)

“FERMI”, IBM Blue Gene/Q (CINECA, Italy)

“HERMIT”, Cray XE6 (GCS@HLRS, Germany)

“JUQUEEN”, IBM Blue Gene/Q (GCS@Jülich, Germany)

“MareNostrum”, IBM System X iDataplex (BSC, Spain)

“SuperMUC”, IBM System X iDataplex (GCS@LRZ, Germany)

Please find the Terms of Reference here. 
Please find the Technical Guidelines here.

Further details on the standard application procedure can be found on the PRACE website: “How to apply”.