Call for proposals for DECI-10 call for Tier-1 resources

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Dear users,
for your information.
HPC User Support @ CINECA
======================================================= The DECI-10 call for PRACE Tier-1 resources is now open =======================================================
The closing date for applications is 14th December 2012, 12:00 CET. Successful projects are allocated resources for a period of 1 year from 1st May, 2013 to 30th April, 2014.
DECI (Distributed European Computing Initiative) enables European researchers to gain cross-national access to European Tier-1 resources (national systems) regardless of their country of origin or employment and to enhance the impact of European science and technology at the highest level. Proposals must deal with complex, demanding, innovative simulations that would not be possible without Tier-1 access.
IBM Blue Gene/Q, Cray XE and Cascade, and a range of large clusters including GPU resources will be made available from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.
Please note that, in addition to offering access to computing resources, applications-enabling and porting assistance from experts at the leading European HPC centres is offered.
Please see for examples of previously successful projects.
All DECI proposals should be submitted by email to using the standard DECI proposal template available at The DECI support team is available to answer questions by email while the call is open and applicants are encouraged to contact us if they have any questions.
For any queries related to applications or eligibility please contact:
The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an international non-profit association with its headquarter in Brussels. The PRACE Research Infrastructure (RI) provides a persistent world-class High Performance Computing (HPC) service for scientists and researchers from academia and industry. The implementation of the PRACE RI receives funding from the EU Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreements nRI-261557 and nRI-283493. 
If you need some extra information please feel free to contact PRACE directly at or CINECA UserSupport at