Primeur weekly 2020-09-21

Focus

Satoshi Matsuoka to explain Fugaku's co-design features at the SPCL seminar ...

8 billion euro funding for EuroHPC Phase 2 explained ...

Quantum computing

IBM establishes first Quantum education and research initiative for Historically Black Colleges and Universities ...

Microsoft and University of Copenhagen collaboration yields promising material for quantum computing ...

Seeqc secures $22,4 million in Series A round; strategic investment led by EQT Ventures ...

Focus on Europe

BSC and EmbeDL AB transfer LEGaTO-developed techniques to industry ...

Middleware

Altair acquires Univa ...

Hardware

Legacy high performance computing system seeds supercomputing excellence at UT Dallas ...

Northern Data kicks off HPC megaproject ...

NTT Research and University of Notre Dame collaborate to explore continuous-time analogue computing ...

SiFive to introduce new RISC-V processor architecture and RISC-V PC at Linley Fall Virtual Processor Conference ...

Research and Markets to issue Silicon Photonics Suppliers Market - 2020 Strategic Positioning and Leadership Quadrant Report ...

SiFive appoints Patrick Little as President and Chief Executive Officer ...

Pavilion, expert in high performance NVMe-oF storage solutions solving Edge/IoT and AI/ML business challenges, expands leadership team ...

Applications

AMD COVID-19 HPC Fund adds 18 institutions and five petaflops of supercomputer processing power to assist researchers fighting COVID-19 pandemic ...

University of Toronto and AMD launch supercomputing programme dedicated to Big-Data health research ...

Single photons from a silicon chip ...

Skolkovo resident, Care Mentor AI, uses Zhores supercomputer to identify the severity of COVID-19 ...

Physicists make electrical nanolasers even smaller ...

New calculation refines comparison of matter with antimatter ...

Promising computer simulations for stellarator plasmas ...

Tech and philanthropic leaders launch Million Girls Moonshot to close the gender gap in STEM ...

Climate simulations reach the next level of precision ...

Food mechanics recipe to serve up healthy food that lasts ...

NCSA releases latest Blue Waters Project Annual Report ...

NASA Hydrological Forecast System supports food and water security in Africa and Middle East ...

The Cloud

WekaIO recognized in CRN Guide for industry-leading Cloud solutions ...

CoreSite supports Public Sector IT initiatives ...

Features

2020-09-21 Almere From its virtual 4m below sealevel studio in AlmerePrimeur Magazinereported about the new EuroHPC regulation, announced by the European Commission. The EuroHPC second phase will be funded with 8 billion euro. Ursula von der Leyen, Margrethe Vestager and Thierry Breton explained how the money will cover and support the planning. Read further...

Focus

2020-09-21 Almere

Satoshi Matsuoka to explain Fugaku's co-design features at the SPCL seminar

FocusFrom its virtual 4m below sealevel studioPrimeur Magazinereported about the online SPCL seminar organized by ETH Zurich. In June 2020 the Fugaku supercomputer took the nr. 1 spot in every list of fastest supercomputers in the world. Since then Satoshi Matsuoka, director of the R-CCS Lab where the Fugaku system is located, is virtually touring the world and explaining the system, its applications and how it helps battling COVID-19. From his home office, he is giving presentations in a host of conferences and workshops. One such workshop at the ETH Zurich is organized by the SPCL Laboratory and took place on September 10, 2020. Read further...

Video news

2020-08-17 Bastian Koller explains three EuroHPC projects to support collaboration at national & European level

2020-08-07 EPCC led EIDF will train 100.000 citizens in Edinburgh - International Data Facility powered by HPE

2020-08-06 HPC markets show temporary negative COVID-19 ripple effect but be back on track after crisis fades

2020-07-20 Alexandre Bonvin - HADDOCK enables Life Science researchers to do complex simulations for COVID-19

2020-07-13 A summary of Kristel Michielsen's presentation on Quantum Computing & Modular Supercomputing

A 5 minute summary of the ecellent talk Kristel Michielsen' gave at the ISC 2020 conference.

2020-06-29 Peter Coveney explains the HPC and Supercomputing support for COVID-19 research in Europe

At the ISC Digital conference session about COVID-19 suppport, Peter Coveney from BioCompuMed and UCL gave an over overview of European HPC and supercomputer support for COVID-19 research, and the collaboration set-up with the USA.

News flashes

News flashes 2020-09-24

Anders Dam Jensen director of EuroHPC JU

Focus on EuropeThe EuroHPC JU Governing Board has appointed Anders Dam Jensen as Executive Director of the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking. The EuroHPC JU is now solely responsible for its operations and has the capacity to implement its own budget. Before it was operated by the European Commission. Read further...

News flashes 2020-09-20

Human Brain Project launches 'Brain Matters' webinar series

Focus on EuropeThis September, the Human Brain Project will launch 'Brain Matters', a new monthly webinar series which will explore the various issues being tackled by the HBP scientific community. Read further...

Background

e-IRG Knowledge Base

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Primeur weekly 2020-09-21

Focus

Satoshi Matsuoka to explain Fugaku's co-design features at the SPCL seminar ...

8 billion euro funding for EuroHPC Phase 2 explained ...

Quantum computing

IBM establishes first Quantum education and research initiative for Historically Black Colleges and Universities ...

Microsoft and University of Copenhagen collaboration yields promising material for quantum computing ...

Seeqc secures $22,4 million in Series A round; strategic investment led by EQT Ventures ...

Focus on Europe

BSC and EmbeDL AB transfer LEGaTO-developed techniques to industry ...

Middleware

Altair acquires Univa ...

Hardware

Legacy high performance computing system seeds supercomputing excellence at UT Dallas ...

Northern Data kicks off HPC megaproject ...

NTT Research and University of Notre Dame collaborate to explore continuous-time analogue computing ...

SiFive to introduce new RISC-V processor architecture and RISC-V PC at Linley Fall Virtual Processor Conference ...

Research and Markets to issue Silicon Photonics Suppliers Market - 2020 Strategic Positioning and Leadership Quadrant Report ...

SiFive appoints Patrick Little as President and Chief Executive Officer ...

Pavilion, expert in high performance NVMe-oF storage solutions solving Edge/IoT and AI/ML business challenges, expands leadership team ...

Applications

AMD COVID-19 HPC Fund adds 18 institutions and five petaflops of supercomputer processing power to assist researchers fighting COVID-19 pandemic ...

University of Toronto and AMD launch supercomputing programme dedicated to Big-Data health research ...

Single photons from a silicon chip ...

Skolkovo resident, Care Mentor AI, uses Zhores supercomputer to identify the severity of COVID-19 ...

Physicists make electrical nanolasers even smaller ...

New calculation refines comparison of matter with antimatter ...

Promising computer simulations for stellarator plasmas ...

Tech and philanthropic leaders launch Million Girls Moonshot to close the gender gap in STEM ...

Climate simulations reach the next level of precision ...

Food mechanics recipe to serve up healthy food that lasts ...

NCSA releases latest Blue Waters Project Annual Report ...

NASA Hydrological Forecast System supports food and water security in Africa and Middle East ...

The Cloud

WekaIO recognized in CRN Guide for industry-leading Cloud solutions ...

CoreSite supports Public Sector IT initiatives ...