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ISC 2022: Europe’s biggest HPC event is about to start

ISC 2022: Europe’s biggest HPC event is about to start

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.

IBERGRID 2022: Delivering Innovative Computing and Data Services for Research

IBERGRID 2022: Delivering Innovative Computing and Data Services for Research

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.

Do you want to know how to improve HPC storage performance?

Do you want to know how to improve HPC storage performance?

“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.

HPC4PE is the latest Portuguese project on HPC within the scope of the F4FEuroHPC Open Call

HPC4PE is the latest Portuguese project on HPC within the scope of the F4FEuroHPC Open Call

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 […]

Instituto Superior Técnico launches the EuroCC MSc Fellows program

Instituto Superior Técnico launches the EuroCC MSc Fellows program

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 […]

Webinar Series #1 | Linking GitOPS towards fast innovation over BigHPC

Webinar Series #1 | Linking GitOPS towards fast innovation over BigHPC

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 […]

PRACE DAYS 2022

PRACE DAYS 2022

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 […]

EuroHPC Summit Week 2022, Paris, France

EuroHPC Summit Week 2022, Paris, France

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

Access to EuroHPC supercomputers is now open

Access to EuroHPC supercomputers is now open

[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.  […]

NCC Portugal Nways to GPU Programming Bootcamp

NCC Portugal Nways to GPU Programming Bootcamp

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 […]

Introduction to HPC Programming Environment

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 […]

ESFRI Days 2021

ESFRI Days 2021

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 […]

PRACE-6IP Project Survey: new Deadline 31 October 2021

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 […]

EU Open Data Days – Shaping our future with open data

EU Open Data Days – Shaping our future with open data

23-25 November 2021 [English only] Online from Luxembourg to the world: The Publications Office of the European Union is organising the first EU Open Data Days Data is a key asset for digital transformation. It is a building material for research and innovation,  personalised products and services, powerful new technologies and better decision-making. These translate into solutions to societal challenges […]

Research Data Alliance RDA 18th Plenary Meeting – Virtual

Research Data Alliance RDA 18th Plenary Meeting – Virtual

3-11 November 2021 [English only] RDA is a unique global community driven initiative working on building the social and technical bridges to enable sharing and re-use of data across all disciplines, technologies and geographical borders. RDA Plenary meetings are held every six months and are exciting and productive events that bring together a unique community […]

2021 SEE User Forum

2021 SEE User Forum

Strengthening the role of Research and Education Networks in the Open Science Era 3-4 November 2021 [English only] We are delighted to announce that (N)RENs in the South East Europe region are coming together to showcase their services and present all the possibilities available to their end-users in the arena of open science. The Forum […]

EU DataViz’ 21

EU DataViz’ 21

23-24 November 2021 [English only] EU DataViz is an international conference on open data and data visualisation addressing the needs of the public sector across the EU. Online from Luxembourg to the world, it is organised by the Publications Office of the European Union as part of the EU Open Data Days. The conference is funded by ISA2 programme of the […]

LUMI: the EuroHPC pre-exascale system of the North

LUMI: the EuroHPC pre-exascale system of the North

Virtual ICM Seminars in Computer and Computational Science12 October 2021 – Time: 4pm CEST [English only] The EuroHPC initiative is a joint effort by the European Commission and partner countries to establish a world-class ecosystem in supercomputing to Europe (read more at https://eurohpc-ju.europa.eu/). One of its first concrete efforts is to install the first three […]

International Open Access Week

International Open Access Week

October 25-31, 2021 International Open Access Week, a global event now entering its fourteenth year, is an opportunity for open access advocates to engage their communities to teach them about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access […]

PRACE survey: new services for industry

PRACE survey: new services for industry

[English only] 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 Analytics to their work and when navigating the maze of software covering virtually all industry areas and research related to them. More info

FCCN jornadas de computação científica

FCCN jornadas de computação científica

19-21 Outubro 2021 [Portuguese Only] As Jornadas de Computação Científica são o ponto de encontro anual das diversas comunidades de gestores e de utilizadores das plataformas avançadas de computação, de comunicação e de outros serviços digitais disponibilizadas pela Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. O evento destina-se aos responsáveis pelos serviços de informática, biblioteca, documentação e/ou […]

UT Austin Portugal 2021 Annual Conference

UT Austin Portugal 2021 Annual Conference

20-21 October 2021 [English only] Join us at the UT Austin Portugal 2021 Annual Conference, this year in the city of Porto and with a mix of great hybrid and virtual-only sessions. We invite our transatlantic community and beyond to look into interdisciplinary research and collaboration as the way forward to more resilient societies! More […]

Supercomputing Conference 2021

Supercomputing Conference 2021

14-19 November 2021 Science & Beyond at SC21 HPC is fueling breakthroughs across industries in science and beyond, from academia to commercial enterprises, by harnessing data to unlock insights faster and more accurately than ever before. HPC powers new capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning that, combined with modeling and simulation, accelerate discovery in […]

PRACE Autumn School 2021: Harnessing the EuroHPC Flagship Supercomputers

PRACE Autumn School 2021: Harnessing the EuroHPC Flagship Supercomputers

11-15 October 2021 [English only] The PRACE Autumn School 2021 will bring together undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in different disciplines of scientific computing. The course consists of lectures and hands-on training on modern, GPU-accelerated high-performance computing: GPU programming and GPU code optimization at scale, as well as understanding and applying machine learning […]

New Dutch supercomputer opens in Amsterdam

New Dutch supercomputer opens in Amsterdam

[English only] A new Dutch supercomputer was inaugurated in Amsterdam, at Science Park. The supercomputer, named Snellius, is operated by SURF, the organisation for ICT in Dutch research and member of the EGI Federation. Snellius can perform up to 14 billion calculations per second! This makes it the most powerful high-performance computing system in the Netherlands […]

MACC consolidates HPC training component

MACC consolidates HPC training component

The Minho Advanced Computer Center (MACC), with the scientific and operational coordination of the University of Minho, has organised a series of events and training actions targeting different audiences, in order to improve and consolidate advanced computing skills in Portugal. More specifically, these initiatives target non-specialists in computer science who require high-performance computing resources to […]

Beyond the Horizon – Shaping the Digital Future

Beyond the Horizon – Shaping the Digital Future

[English only] EGI2021 will take place from October 19th until 21st. The conference theme is: “Beyond the Horizon: Shaping the Digital Future” This year, we’re looking at how EGI Federation is contributing to shaping the digital future: with EOSC growing more mature, the new EU research funding programme Horizon Europe on its way, and an exciting […]

NVIDIA GTC CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS & TRAINING

NVIDIA GTC CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS & TRAINING

[English only]GTC is the perfect opportunity to grow and enhance your skills with hands-on, instructor-led training.  Register for GTC and access two-hour workshops for free. Or complete a full-day workshop and earn an NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI) certificate to demonstrate your subject matter competency. Full-day workshops are priced at just $99 until October 11, 2021. After registering […]

NVIDIA GTC Conference

NVIDIA GTC Conference

Conference for AI Innovators, Technologists, and Creators8-11 November 2021 [English only] NVIDIA GTC is more than a must-attend AI conference for developers. It’s a global experience that brings together thousands of innovators, researchers, thought leaders, and decision-makers who are shaping our world with the power of AI, computer graphics, data science, and more. Don’t miss […]

Testing the new EllaLink submarine cable

Testing the new EllaLink submarine cable

by Jorge Gomes/LIP-ECO LIP and INCD demonstrated the capabilities of the new submarine optical cable EllaLink connecting Europe to Latin America using data from the CMS experiment. LIP in collaboration with INCD participated in the demonstration of the capacities of the new EllaLink submarine cable between Europe and Latin America, in the framework of the BELLA programme. The cable was used to […]

INESC-ID and Intel© have a partnership to collaborate in high-performance computation

The partnership was signed after the development of the CARM technology. INESC-ID from Instituto Superior Técnico collaborates with Intel© since researchers Aleksandar Ilic, Leonel Sousa, and Frederico Pratas developed the fundamental Cache-Aware Roofline (CARM) models, which allow taking advantage of several processor features. For example, it helps to visualize the processing limit, thus helping optimize […]

GROMACS Workshop

GROMACS Workshop

(English only) This event aims to provide an introduction on the use and on the features of a well-established and highly used package in the field GROMACS. Molecular Dynamic (MD) simulations are fundamental to understand the mechanism of biological systems. This workshop aims to provide an introduction on the use and on the features of […]

MUG: MACC User Group Workshop

(English only) The Minho Advanced Computing Center (MACC), FUJITSU and ARM have the pleasure to invite you to a MUG: MACC User Group Workshop at the University of Minho on June 15-18, 2021. This event will take place in a hybrid model. Deucalion is a new EuroHPC world-class green supercomputer in Portugal, which will be […]

MeluXina goes live (EuroHPC Luxembourg)

MeluXina goes live (EuroHPC Luxembourg)

(English only) MeluXina goes live on Monday! HRH the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, and Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot will inaugurate… + info

Parallel and Distributed Computing with MATLAB

09 Junho, 09:00 – 12:00 This event is organized with the collaboration of the Laboratory for Advanced Computing at University of Coimbra. Using the Parallel Computing capabilities in MATLAB allows users to take advantage of additional hardware resources that may be available either locally on their desktop or on clusters, clouds, and grids. By using more hardware, […]

Running containers in your user space with udocker

Jorge Gomes (LIP)(EGI Webinars – ZOOM)23 June 2021, 13:00 Europe/Lisbon Udocker enables the execution of docker containers in user space without requiring root privileges for installation or use. Udocker implements the pull, load, import and execution of containers by non-privileged users in Linux systems where docker is not available. It can be used in Linux […]

EOSC Symposium 2021: Implementing an inclusive European Open Science Cloud

16-18 June 2021, online As written on EOSCsecretariat website: “The European Open Science Cloud has finally entered its highly-anticipated implementation phase. The EOSC Symposium will provide a key engagement opportunity for the EOSC community. The foundation of the EOSC Association in 2020 is a key element of the implementation phase (2021-2027). Building on the EOSC SRIA, the Association […]

Open, trusted and digitally enabled science for an International Community: A workshop on priorities and international alignment for the European Open Science Cloud

As the EOSC enters its implementation phase 2021-2022, the newly published Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda of the EOSC lays out a clear roadmap for the coming decade to ensure commitment, cooperation and consensus of all stakeholders. This workshop will first provide participants with an overview of the main aspects of the roadmap with specific reference to […]

PRACE – 23rd Call for Proposals for Project Access

Open Calls for Proposals for Project Access to computational resources. More info

PRACE-ETP4HPC Workshop on HPC Education and Training for Industry Users

HPC has been recognised as a strategic tool to increase European competitiveness in industry. This entails investment not only in infrastructure but also in skills development of the labour force, now and in preparation for future. While the provision of HPC education and training has tended to focus on an academic audience and the needs […]

EuroHPC Summit

EuroHPC Summit

The EuroHPC Summit Week (EHPCSW) 2021 will gather the main European HPC stakeholders from technology suppliers and HPC infrastructures to scientific and industrial HPC users in Europe. As in previous years, PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, organises the eighth edition of its Scientific and Industrial Conference (PRACEdays21) within the EHPCSW 2021. PRACEdays21 will bring […]

In HPCWire – EuroCC and CASTIEL to Build European Network of HPC Expertise

In two new EU-wide projects, HLRS will coordinate an effort to enhance HPC competencies, promote cooperation, and support the implementation of best practices across Europe.

IBERGRID in EGI-ACE: Advanced Computing for EOSC

IBERGRID in EGI-ACE: Advanced Computing for EOSC

In the framework of this project IBERGRID will contribute to deliver the EOSC Compute Platform through a federation of cloud compute and storage facilities, PaaS services and data spaces with analytics tools and federated access services. Compute and Storage facilities are provided by CESGA, LIP, CSIC and INCD. EGI-ACE is a 30-month project coordinated by […]

Deucalion: the new world-class green supercomputer in Portugal

(Only Available in Portuguese)A Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) assinou um contrato para aquisição de um novo supercomputador petascale EuroHPC, denominado “Deucalion”, com a European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) e a Fujitsu, a empresa fornecedora da tecnologia. Este sistema high-performance computing (HPC) ficará instalado no Minho Advanced Computing Centre (MACC), um dos […]