The inauguration of the new INCD operational center at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD) in Vila Real took place on November 7th. The inauguration was part of the annual Meeting of the National Network for Advanced Computing (RNCA). The new operational center in Vila Real significantly increases the processing and storage resources […]
The first MOOC on Supercomputing in Portuguese, developed as part of the EuroCC project, is available on the “NAU – always learning” platform. It’s totally free!
Save the date! Two courses on high-performance computing are scheduled for October 17. The morning session is designed for those with no knowledge of the subject, while the afternoon session is for users with some experience.
The contract for the acquisition of JUPITER was signed last Tuesday, October 3, between EuroHPC JU and the German company ParTec and the French company Eviden. Europe’s first exascale supercomputer will be installed in early 2024 and features an innovative configuration!
Vila Real recebe o terceiro Encontro RNCA, entre os dias 7 e 8 de novembro. Esta edição será dedicada aos utilizadores e ao futuro da instituição.
We have left Benasque! The five days of IBERGRID 23 have come to an end. The Pedro Pascual Science Center hosted the 12th edition of the conference that unites Portugal and Spain in the coordination of scientific applications, distributed computing infrastructures, cloud computing and data repositories.
From Monday to Friday, the town of Benasque, in Spain, will host the participants of IBERGRID 2023.
The Portuguese Prime Minister, the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education and the executive director of EuroHPC JU were at the University of Minho on September 6 for the inauguration of the new Portuguese supercomputer – the fastest ever.
September brings the first MOOC on Supercomputing in Portuguese, developed as part of the EuroCC project. It will be available on the “NAU – sempre a aprender” platform and will be free of charge. There’s already a short presentation video to introduce the course!
The EuroHPC Joint Undertaking virtual event is scheduled for September 26 (Tuesday). It will last three hours, starting in the morning and ending at lunchtime.
The third edition will leave Lisbon and head to the north of Portugal, between November 7th and 8th. There will be more news soon, but it’s worth booking those days in your calendar now!
In this edition, of the 168 applications submitted, 140 were approved. The overall approval rate thus stands at 86%, the highest ever recorded.
The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to August 31st. IBERGRID 2023 will take place in Spain between September 25 and 29.
The High Performance Computing Centre – University of Évora invites all students and researchers to participate. Sponsored by the EuroCC project (among others), it’ll take place online between September 12th and 13th. Previous registration is required. Secure your spot!
The EuroCC project website is part of the Laurels category, which is dedicated to reward websites that represent educational institutions, charities and European projects. Voting is ongoing until August 18th! Go vote!
The Inno4scale program is accepting applications until 28 September. It has a total funding of more than €4 million and each approved project is expected to receive a maximum of €200,000.
The Foundation for Science and Technology is looking for potential participants to take part in the benchmarking tests of Deucalion, the new national supercomputer.
The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility is hosting a virtual event for new and potential users interested in learning how to work with the world’s fastest supercomputer. It is scheduled to run from August 23-25.
The session of the National Network for Advanced Computing took place in the early afternoon of the last day of the portuguese Science summit. The latest updates of RNCA and some future projects were presented, such as the preparation of the MOOC about Supercomputing and the operationalization of the Deucalion supercomputer.
Quantum technology will be integrated into supercomputers that are located in several European countries. The agreements between the hosting entities and EuroHPC JU were signed at the end of June in Luxembourg.
The 12th Iberian GRID Conference will take place in Spain, at the Centro de Ciências de Benasque Pedro Pascual, between September 25th and 29th.
The DGX GH200 system is being developed for release later this year. Google, Meta and Microsoft will be the first to experience the capabilities of this supercomputer whose performance is expected to reach 1 exaflop.
The 14th edition of “Jornadas FCCN” will take place at the Escola Naval – Base do Alfeite in Almada, between the 27th and 29th of June 2023. Registration for this event is now open.
The Top500 list has just published its latest update and features two supercomputers funded by the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking in the top places. LUMI continues to secure the third position and LEONARDO stays at the entrance of the podium.
FF4EuroHPC organizes webinars that seek to show the results of integrating high performance computing (HPC) technologies in organizations from different industrial sectors. The next session takes place on May 24th. Previous registration is required.
FCT, in partnership with Google, opens applications for the second edition on June 1st. The call intends to support research and development projects in the areas of natural language processing and ethics in artificial intelligence (among others).
Submissions will be accepted until June 5 for the following areas: Advanced Computing, Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies, Space-Earth Interactions or Medical Physics. An online information session is planned for the morning of May 18.
Foram aprovados 31 projetos de computação avançada no acesso A2 do concurso da RNCA. Mas ainda há tempo para apresentar candidaturas em duas tipologias (A0 e A1). Este último lote de acesso fecha a 31 de maio.
The session “Three years contributing to improving Big Data Applications “support” in HPC” will be the last of the project. It is scheduled for the early afternoon of May 18.
From May 31 to June 2, HPC Admintech brings together HPC system administrators, researchers and developers to discuss visualization solutions, Big Data, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence, among many other topics.
Don’t miss the opportunity to have access to the LUMI (Finland), Leonardo (Italy), and MareNostrum5 (Spain) supercomputers.
New RISC2 project webinar: “Adressing the challenges of scientific visualization in the exascale age”
The monthly talk of the RISC2 project is scheduled for May 31st, at 4pm. It will be guided by João Barbosa, the portuguese researcher in High-performance Computing, at MACC.
The Galicia Supercomputing Center and Fujitsu have formalized their intention to boost research using quantum technology and the promotion of this industry through the development of a quantum computing center.
The first and only known exascale supercomputer supports the SCREAM program, developed to correct errors in traditional climate models, making them more realistic and explicit.
Europe’s biggest event for high performance computing is right around the corner. Hamburg hosts another edition, between May 21 and 25. Registration is now open!
The next session, organized by the RISC2 project, brings up for discussion ways to improve energy efficiency in high-performance computing clusters. It is scheduled for April 26th.
FCCN received, yesterday, the (new and old) members of EuroCC Portugal to set up and launch the second phase of the project. Portugal is ready for EuroCC 2!
During the month of July, the University of Grenoble in France hosts the International Summer School, organized by the EUMaster4HPC program. This year it will be dedicated to high performance computing and the environment. Registration is already open!
On May 25, ISC High Performance 2023 conference hosts the Intel eXtreme Performance Users Group (IXPUG) workshop planned for system architects, code developers, research scientists, system providers and industry luminaries.
FCT and ANI are organizing, on March 24 at 15h, an online information session about the European calls for research and innovation projects. Previous registration is required!
The supercomputer BOB, operational since July 5, 2019, has completed its queues at MACC, marking the end of its productive tenure. It has supported 112 projects and more than 300 users.
High-performance computing is helping in high-resolution ocean modeling, providing completely new approaches and perspectives.
On March 15th, at 4pm, this hybrid computational approach that joins quantum computing and HPC will be under discussion at the meeting hosted by the RISC 2 project. Registration is already open!
Marija Vranic is the first researcher affiliated with a Portuguese institution (Instituto Superior Técnico) to receive this award. Much of the work she has been developing in plasma physics involves simulations, in which supercomputing resources have been essential.
The HPC Center at the University of Évora has scheduled a session to present the mobility grants for Europe
This meeting aims to disclose opportunities to teach, study or do an internship in various areas of computing. It will take place on March 8th, at 6pm, via zoom. Previous registration is required!
“Are there supercomputers in Portugal? To whom are they available? How to access them? These are some of the topics that will be discussed in the RNCA initiative. It will take place on March 28, via zoom – and it’s free.”
The lattice QCD research group at the University of Coimbra is performing realistic simulations using HPC to better understand the interaction and propagation of particles – quarks and gluons – that have never been observed directly.
The 34 countries that participate in EuroCC 2 met in Germany to mark the official start of the project.
Multiple European institutions and entities have come together to organize this free, online training, which will take place on April 17th and 18th. The program is already set!
There are two new calls to train future HPC specialists, develop a training platform and support the International HPC Summer School.
Combining HPC with Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics – there’s a webinar that’ll show you how to do it
The next meeting of the second series of the RISC2 project takes place on February 22 under the motto “Developing complex workflows that include HPC, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics”.
High performance computing is supporting the development of a new technology that can predict the effectiveness of cancer treatments to ensure that each patient gets the right one.
The theme of the 2023 European High Performance Computing Summit has been set: European Supercomputing Excellence in the Exascale Era. It is scheduled to take place from March 20 to 23, in Sweden. The program is already available!
The meeting, entitled “A deep dive on BigHPC platform delivery into HPC clusters”, will take place on January 26, Thursday, at 3pm.
The improvements are intended for cloud and high-performance computing in various parts of the country. In one of them, a new operational center is even being built.
EuroHPC JU has opened several access modes to European supercomputers to ensure that it meets the needs of researchers, research centers, public authorities and industries that want to apply.
Applications for the master’s degrees that are under the EUMaster4HPC program are running until February 23, 2023.
For February next year, the EuroCC project is organizing a course on LUMI. Everyone interested in learning more about the machine is invited to participate.
JUPITER, Europe’s most awaited supercomputing system, will be operated by the Jülich Supercomputing Centre. The agreement has already been concluded between the German center and the EuroHPC JU.
The High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) has opened two calls for expression of interest to select entities to receive and operate new machines
Oncological and inflammatory diseases are the target of researchers who are now using quantum computing combined with HPC to get innovative and effective drugs faster and cheaper.
The world’s most efficient supercomputer is american and european machines are getting close to the podium
Henri’s far from being the fastest system, but it’s the best in energy efficiency. Although far from the first three places, LUMI is in the top 10.
LUMI, the supercomputer installed in Finland, is still the third fastest in the world, but LEONARDO, another European system, has broken through the list and is on the doorstep of the podium.
A primeira edição presencial do Encontro RNCA 2022 teve lugar no LNEC, durante o dia 15 de novembro. Debateu-se a computação portuguesa e europeia, os desafios que ainda existem, os marcos já alcançados e as próximas apostas.
“Monitoring in BigHPC: Lessons Learned” is the next webinar organized by BigHPC. Taking place on November 17, it’ll bring together system managers and users to better understand and explore the platform developed in this project, which is supported by LIP.
The footwear industry is still very dependent on trial-and-error approaches – especially in designing shoe soles – that take too much time and resources. Now, the industry is starting to use computing to optimize and innovate the process and products.
Until November 17th, research teams from non-corporate entities dedicated to Advanced Computing, Medical Physics for Emerging Cancer Therapies, Nanomaterials for New Markets, and Space-Earth Interactions can apply for funding up to 50,000 euros.
The event brings together engineers, administrators and managers of technological systems used in laboratories and institutions of Nuclear and High Energy Physics. It will take place between October 31 and November 3, in Sweden.
MACC (Minho Advanced Computing Centre) and the Portuguese Navy are collaborating in a range of initiatives, with the aim to train the Portuguese Navy in HPC.
The motto for the conference is out: european supercomputing in the exascale era. It’s scheduled for early next year, in Sweden.
The four days of IBERGRID, organized at the University of Algarve, have come to an end. The return of the conference was marked by updates on the Iberian and European panorama and the presentation of numerous works that well illustrate the need for these partnerships. See you next year! (And yes, there are already details about the next edition)
Developed by NVIDIA, it uses Artificial Intelligence to elevate collaboration between humans and machines, particularly in healthcare.
High-fidelity simulations allowed to observe quantities that would not otherwise be accessible, contributing to unveiling crucial mechanisms in engineering and natural flows
Seven master’s students participated in the first program organized by Instituto Superior Técnico, with projects related to HPC and technology transfer.
FF4EuroHPC is organizing initiatives that aim to show the results obtained in experiences that have applied HPC technologies in small and medium-sized enterprises, in various sectors. The first workshop is already scheduled. It’ll be about healthcare.
Eleven projects that had applied for the $2 million in Google Cloud Platform credits, made available through a collaboration agreement between FCT and Google, were approved.
The BigHPC project brings, every two months, a different topic to discuss. The next conversation is scheduled for September 22, with HPC experts from TACC and UT Austin – and will be moderated by a portuguese member!
Polaris, the new machine at Argonne National Laboratory, is serving as a testbed for America to cross the exascale barrier once again.
Save the date: from 12 to 29 September, researchers and students are invited to participate on this online course organized by UCIBIO in partnership with EuroCC project
It was planned and produced in a couple of years, for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in the United States of America. Smaller and more powerful, it is ready to serve the scientific community in collecting and making data available and in optimizing atmospheric model simulations.
The annual Intel Extreme Performance Users Group event will be hosted by Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois (USA), from September 28 to 30. It’ill also be broadcast via zoom.
“MareNostrum 5” will support European researchers in the development of drugs, vaccines and, among others, simulations of virus propagation.
Prague hosts the annual event organized by EGI and CESNET. From September 20 to 22. EGI 2022 debates innovation in computing to ensure better and greater support for research.
It’ll be the first European supercomputer to break the exascale barrier, a few days after the announcement of the first machine (in the world) able to do so. The installation is planned to begin in 2023, in Germany.
From June 27 to July 1, Coimbra hosts the 3rd edition of the Data Science School and Symposium, organized by LIP. All PhD students and young post-docs in physics and engineering are invited to participate!
During Europe’s largest High Performance Computing (HPC) event, ISC 2022, the Top500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers was released. LUMI – Europe’s top machine – is ranked third.
Hamburg will host ISC High Performance 2022 from may 29 to june 2. Trends and major developments in HPC, machine learning and data analytics are the central topics of this years edition. More than 60 countries and three thousand attendees will be involved.
We are happy to announce that the 11th edition of the Iberian Grid Conference will take place in Faro, at the University of Algarve, from 10th to 14th October 2022.
“User-level Software-Defined Storage Data Planes” is the second of the new round of webinars organized by the BigHPC project within the scope of the UT Austin Portugal program. It will take place on the 5th of May, at 15:00.
The project HPC4PE- “High Performance Computing for Profile Extrusion” is one of the two Portuguese initiatives accepted within the scope of the second FF4EuroHPC Open Call for experiment proposals, which took place between June and September, 2021. HPC4PE aims at resorting to HPC and computational modelling to promote the digital transformation of profile extrusion dies […]
Seven fellowships were awarded to master students with research projects related to HPC/Advanced Computing with potential for tech transfer. One of the EuroCC Portugal members, Instituto Superior Técnico from the Universidade de Lisboa, started a pilot program for graduate students conducting a master’s degree in high-performance or advanced computation subjects. In total, seven fellows were […]
10 March 2022 | 3.00 p.m. (UTC) [English only] The BigHPC project is bringing together innovative solutions to improve the monitoring of heterogeneous HPC infrastructures and applications, the deployment of applications and the management of HPC computational and storage resources. It aims as well to alleviate the current storage performance bottleneck of HPC services. In […]
22-24 March 2022 PRACEdays is one of Europe’s most important conferences on HPC in science and industry. Held annually in the spring, PRACEdays conference programmes are traditionally packed with high-level international keynote speakers and a broad range of many parallel sessions dealing with different HPC topics in science and industry. The PRACE Scientific and Industrial […]
22-24 March 2022 The EuroHPC Summit Week 2022 will take place from 22 to 24 March in Paris, France. The conference will be hosted by GENCI, the French HPC agency, and organised by PRACE, the HPC-GIG project and ETP4HPC. More info
[English only] The first call for proposals for the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) regular access mode is open. Researchers from academia, research institutes, public authorities, and industry established or located in an EU Member State or in a country associated with Horizon 2020 can now apply and access the EuroHPC pre-exascale and petascale supercomputers. […]
13 – 14 April, 2022 [English only] The Portuguese EuroCC National Center of Competence, in collaboration with NVIDIA and OpenACC.org, is hosting a GPU programming Bootcamp aimed primarily at the community of Portuguese researchers and students who use GPUs as the main tool for their HPC workloads. During this two-day online Bootcamp, participants will learn […]
22-24 Novembro 2021 [English only] The Minho Advanced Computing Center (MACC) is organizing a training course on “Introduction to HPC Programming Environment“, which will be held online between 22 and 24 November 2021. Speakers: João Dias, MACC SysAdmin and João Barbosa, MACC Researcher Date: November 22-24, 2021 | 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. (UTC+1) This course introduces HPC […]
6-8 December 2021 The Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU and the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) are pleased to announce ESFRI Days, an event scheduled to take place from 6 to 8 December 2021 at the Grand Hotel Union, Ljubljana, Slovenia. ESFRI Days will feature two major events, complemented by the 78th ESFRI plenary meeting (for ESFRI […]
EuroCC First Mentoring Workshop on topic “Outreach and Collaboration with Industry and Public Sector”
28 October 2021 [English only] The first mentoring workshop will take place on Thursday, 28 October 2021, from 9:00-12:30 CEST. This workshop is open to everyone at EuroCC/ CASTIEL who would like to learn more about the collaboration with industry and the public sector. In order to know which topics or questions you would like to […]
The PRACE-6IP Survey organized by Juelich Supercomputing Centre will now be available online until 31 October 2021. The aim of this survey is to help assess what difficulties and issues SMEs face when attempting to apply High Performance Computing and Big Data Analysis to their work and when navigating the maze of software covering virtually all […]