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Jornadas FCCN 2023

Jornadas FCCN 2023

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.

Two European supercomputers remain among the five most powerful in the world

Two European supercomputers remain among the five most powerful in the world

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.

The benefits of using High Performance Computing in industries

The benefits of using High Performance Computing in industries

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.

Call on Advanced Computing Projects: Artificial Intelligence in Cloud

Call on Advanced Computing Projects: Artificial Intelligence in Cloud

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).

UT Austin Portugal opens applications for research internships at the University of Texas (USA)

UT Austin Portugal opens applications for research internships at the University of Texas (USA)

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.

Já são conhecidos parte dos resultados do 3º Concurso de Projetos de Computação Avançada

Já são conhecidos parte dos resultados do 3º Concurso de Projetos de Computação Avançada

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.

BigHPC project webinar series comes to a perfect end

BigHPC project webinar series comes to a perfect end

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.

Porto hosts workshop about Artificial Intelligence and Supercomputing for Science

Porto hosts workshop about Artificial Intelligence and Supercomputing for Science

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.

EuroHPC JU has an open call for european researchers to use supercomputers

EuroHPC JU has an open call for european researchers to use supercomputers

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”

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.

Towards the establishment of a quantum computing center in Spain

Towards the establishment of a quantum computing center in Spain

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.

Frontier’s at the forefront of developing more accurate climate models

Frontier’s at the forefront of developing more accurate climate models

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.

Counting down for ISC High Performance 2023

Counting down for ISC High Performance 2023

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!

April brings new webinar of the “HPC system & tools” series

April brings new webinar of the “HPC system & tools” series

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.

1st national meeting of the EuroCC 2 project

1st national meeting of the EuroCC 2 project

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!

University of Grenoble, in France, hosts the EUMaster4HPC International Summer School

University of Grenoble, in France, hosts the EUMaster4HPC International Summer School

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!

IXPUG workshop: “Comunication, I/O, and Storage at Scale on Next-Generation Platforms”

IXPUG workshop: “Comunication, I/O, and Storage at Scale on Next-Generation Platforms”

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.

Want to know more about EuroHPC’s calls? Here’s how

Want to know more about EuroHPC’s calls? Here’s how

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!

Supercomputer BOB successfully completes multiple national and international research projects

Supercomputer BOB successfully completes multiple national and international research projects

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.

Exploring the ocean through supercomputing

Exploring the ocean through supercomputing

High-performance computing is helping in high-resolution ocean modeling, providing completely new approaches and perspectives.

Webinar: A roadmap to quantum computing integration into HPC infrastructures

Webinar: A roadmap to quantum computing integration into HPC infrastructures

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!

IUPAP Early Career Scientist Prize awarded to a researcher of a portuguese institution

IUPAP Early Career Scientist Prize awarded to a researcher of a portuguese institution

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

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!

A new information session for the Advanced Computing Project Call is scheduled

A new information session for the Advanced Computing Project Call is scheduled

“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.”

Why can’t we see quarks?

Why can’t we see quarks?

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.

We have three more years of EuroCC ahead of us!

We have three more years of EuroCC ahead of us!

The 34 countries that participate in EuroCC 2 met in Germany to mark the official start of the project.

April brings an Artificial Intelligence for Science Bootcamp

April brings an Artificial Intelligence for Science Bootcamp

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!

EuroHPC JU launches new calls to improve training in HPC

EuroHPC JU launches new calls to improve training in HPC

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

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”.

Supercomputing is helping to improve breast cancer treatments

Supercomputing is helping to improve breast cancer treatments

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.

Registrations are now open for the EuroHPC Summit 2023

Registrations are now open for the EuroHPC Summit 2023

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!

New BigHPC project webinar scheduled for the end of the month

New BigHPC project webinar scheduled for the end of the month

The meeting, entitled “A deep dive on BigHPC platform delivery into HPC clusters”, will take place on January 26, Thursday, at 3pm.

Portugal is upgrading its computing and data storage capacity

Portugal is upgrading its computing and data storage capacity

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.

Calls for access to EuroHPC JU supercomputers

Calls for access to EuroHPC JU supercomputers

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.

Europe has a program to train students in supercomputing

Europe has a program to train students in supercomputing

Applications for the master’s degrees that are under the EUMaster4HPC program are running until February 23, 2023.

EuroCC launches course on Europe’s fastest supercomputer

EuroCC launches course on Europe’s fastest supercomputer

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.

It’s official: Europe’s first exascale supercomputer is really going to Germany

It’s official: Europe’s first exascale supercomputer is really going to Germany

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.

EuroHPC JU is looking for European entities to host new supercomputers

EuroHPC JU is looking for European entities to host new supercomputers

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

Quantum computing is already helping in drug discovery for incurable diseases

Quantum computing is already helping in drug discovery for incurable diseases

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

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.

TOP500: new list, same podium, but Europe is getting stronger in supercomputing

TOP500: new list, same podium, but Europe is getting stronger in supercomputing

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.

Comunidade portuguesa de computação reunida no 2º Encontro RNCA 2022

Comunidade portuguesa de computação reunida no 2º Encontro RNCA 2022

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.

BigHPC Project hosts new webinar

BigHPC Project hosts new webinar

“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.

Computing can be the answer to innovate Portugal’s footwear industry

Computing can be the answer to innovate Portugal’s footwear industry

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.

FCT announces it’s 2022 Call for Exploratory Projects under the UT Austin Portugal Program

FCT announces it’s 2022 Call for Exploratory Projects under the UT Austin Portugal Program

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.

LIP’s Computing Group will be at HEPiX Autumn 2022 Workshop

LIP’s Computing Group will be at HEPiX Autumn 2022 Workshop

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.

Portuguese Navy receives training in High Performance Computing

Portuguese Navy receives training in High Performance Computing

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 date and venue for the EuroHPC Summit 2023 has been set

The date and venue for the EuroHPC Summit 2023 has been set

The motto for the conference is out: european supercomputing in the exascale era. It’s scheduled for early next year, in Sweden.

IBERGRID 2022: the return and the guarantee of future editions

IBERGRID 2022: the return and the guarantee of future editions

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)

IGX: the computing platform that brings doctors and robots together in operating rooms

IGX: the computing platform that brings doctors and robots together in operating rooms

Developed by NVIDIA, it uses Artificial Intelligence to elevate collaboration between humans and machines, particularly in healthcare.

Researchers explore and interact with data from turbulence at IST’s visualization infrastructure

Researchers explore and interact with data from turbulence at IST’s visualization infrastructure

High-fidelity simulations allowed to observe quantities that would not otherwise be accessible, contributing to unveiling crucial mechanisms in engineering and natural flows

The aftermath of the first EuroCC MsC fellows’ program

The aftermath of the first EuroCC MsC fellows’ program

Seven master’s students participated in the first program organized by Instituto Superior Técnico, with projects related to HPC and technology transfer.

Online workshop: HPC at service of medicine and pharmacies

Online workshop: HPC at service of medicine and pharmacies

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.

Results of the 1st Google-supported AI call

Results of the 1st Google-supported AI call

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.

September brings a debate about implementing the BigHPC Virtual Manager

September brings a debate about implementing the BigHPC Virtual Manager

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!

USA in massive bid to dominate exascale universe

USA in massive bid to dominate exascale universe

Polaris, the new machine at Argonne National Laboratory, is serving as a testbed for America to cross the exascale barrier once again.

Free course on Computational Biosciences using HPC systems

Free course on Computational Biosciences using HPC systems

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

CUMULUS-2: The new HPC system for climate research

CUMULUS-2: The new HPC system for climate research

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.

IXPUG 2022 has a date and venue set

IXPUG 2022 has a date and venue set

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.

Spain gets supercomputer to support European medical research

Spain gets supercomputer to support European medical research

“MareNostrum 5” will support European researchers in the development of drugs, vaccines and, among others, simulations of virus propagation.

EGI 2022: The future of computing at research’s service

EGI 2022: The future of computing at research’s service

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.

Europe’s about to enter the exascale computing universe

Europe’s about to enter the exascale computing universe

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.

Registration to the 3rd edition of LIP Data Science is now open

Registration to the 3rd edition of LIP Data Science is now open

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!

Europe has the 3rd fastest supercomputer in the world

Europe has the 3rd fastest supercomputer in the world

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.

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, […]