Primeur weekly 2020-11-23

Exascale supercomputing

The world's fastest European technology based supercomputer for CINECA and Europe ...

Quantum computing

Spintronics advances - Controlling magnetization direction of magnetite at room temperature ...

City College of New York & partners in quantum algorithm breakthrough ...

New approach to circuit compression could deliver real-world quantum computers years ahead of schedule ...

Tiny device enables new record in super-fast quantum light detection ...

Confirming simulated calculations with experiment results new paradigm on quantum material research reveals topological KT phase of TMGO for the first time ...

Chicago Quantum Exchange welcomes six new partners focused on advancing research, building a quantum economy ...

Scientist who developed quantum computing code wins ORNL's top science award ...

Focus on Europe

European and South Korean agreement signed on joint development of a COVID-19 treatment using raloxifene ...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to deploy Insilico Medicine's Chemistry42 AI platform ...

Hardware

NIST sensor experts invent supercool mini thermometer ...

Mason engineering professor receives funding from the NSF for cyber-infrastructure testbed ...

Making 3D nanosuperconductors with DNA ...

Liqid helps IT solve the problem of space and time, according to Evaluator Group ...

Former NSA SIGINT Director, LTG(R) Richard Zahner joins Tachyum Government Corp. ...

ViON and Fujitsu partner in North America for high performance computing ...

Phison introduces customizable FX SSD platform for purpose-built storage solutions ...

OneSpin participates at Nokia's famed FPGA Conference and Hackathon as a headline speaker and verification solution provider ...

Pavilion HyperOS 3.0 launches, powering the most performant, dense, scalable, and flexible storage platform in the universe ...

IEEE update of the International Roadmap for Devices and Systems (IRDS) defines parameters for advancing computer and electronics industry growth ...

OCP China Day was successfully held to spur open-source innovation ...

CoolIT Systems lead the way in advanced data centre cooling deployments ...

New GBP 4 million high performance computing facility to be established at University of Birmingham ...

Applications

Team preparing for SKA shortlisted for 'Nobel Prize of supercomputing' ...

New method brings physics to deep learning to better simulate turbulence ...

Love waves from the ocean floor ...

Keep the data coming ...

Argonne captures five R&D 100 Awards and fields three finalists ...

Volcanic eruptions have more effect in summer ...

The HPC-AI Advisory Council announces winners of the 2020 Asia-Pacific HPC-AI competition ...

Xpeng Announces Next-gen Autonomous Driving Architecture at Auto Guangzhou 2020 ...

Collaborative AI effort toward SARS-CoV-2 insights wins prestigious Gordon Bell Special Prize ...

Argonne team collects Best Paper Award at SC20 ...

INCITE programme awards supercomputing time to 51 computational research projects ...

New insights into memristive devices by combining incipient ferroelectrics and graphene ...

Groundbreaking molecular dynamics simulation recognized with ACM Gordon Bell Prize ...

The Cloud

Clarabridge CX Analytics now available on Oracle Cloud marketplace ...

ScaleMP introduces vSMP Foundation 10.0, focused on Cloud and data centre composability ...

HPE joins forces with the GAIA-X community to create Europe's next generation of data infrastructure ...

Features

2020-11-23 Birmingham The University of Birmingham has been awarded GBP 4 million for a major project to develop a computing system aimed at helping researchers to speed up the scientific discovery process and provide new insights into important research questions. Read further...

Hardware

2020-11-17 Darmstadt

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to deploy Insilico Medicine's Chemistry42 AI platform

Focus on EuropeFollowing the release of Chemistry42 to a select group of key experts in the pharmaceutical industry in Q3 2020, Insilico Medicine has announced that Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany will be the first launch partner for its flagship generative chemistry artificial intelligence (AI) platform - Chemistry42. Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany will integrate Chemistry42 into their discovery pipeline to facilitate rapid and effective drug design. Chemistry42 v1.0 will be customized and deployed on state-of-the-art high-performance computing (HPC) infrastructure at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. 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 2020-11-25

Virtual e-IRG Workshop to examine how e-Infrastructures can help address societal challenges

Focus on EuropeThe e-Infrastructure Reflection Group is implementing its e-IRG Workshop in the framework of the German Presidency of the Council of the Union as a series of three webinars on 1-2 December 2020. The general theme is "e-Infrastructures in support to address societal challenges". Read further...

Background

e-IRG Knowledge Base

The e-IRG Knowledge Base contains all relevant information on available e-Infrastructures, supercomputing, storage and networking resources and grids for science and research, as well as policies, funding organisations and projects in Europe. The Knowledge Base is a resource made available to the e-IRG and to the general public, for referencing and policy decision purposes. The information is presented in a readily accessible form. Read further...

Primeur weekly 2020-11-23

Exascale supercomputing

The world's fastest European technology based supercomputer for CINECA and Europe ...

Quantum computing

Spintronics advances - Controlling magnetization direction of magnetite at room temperature ...

City College of New York & partners in quantum algorithm breakthrough ...

New approach to circuit compression could deliver real-world quantum computers years ahead of schedule ...

Tiny device enables new record in super-fast quantum light detection ...

Confirming simulated calculations with experiment results new paradigm on quantum material research reveals topological KT phase of TMGO for the first time ...

Chicago Quantum Exchange welcomes six new partners focused on advancing research, building a quantum economy ...

Scientist who developed quantum computing code wins ORNL's top science award ...

Focus on Europe

European and South Korean agreement signed on joint development of a COVID-19 treatment using raloxifene ...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to deploy Insilico Medicine's Chemistry42 AI platform ...

Hardware

NIST sensor experts invent supercool mini thermometer ...

Mason engineering professor receives funding from the NSF for cyber-infrastructure testbed ...

Making 3D nanosuperconductors with DNA ...

Liqid helps IT solve the problem of space and time, according to Evaluator Group ...

Former NSA SIGINT Director, LTG(R) Richard Zahner joins Tachyum Government Corp. ...

ViON and Fujitsu partner in North America for high performance computing ...

Phison introduces customizable FX SSD platform for purpose-built storage solutions ...

OneSpin participates at Nokia's famed FPGA Conference and Hackathon as a headline speaker and verification solution provider ...

Pavilion HyperOS 3.0 launches, powering the most performant, dense, scalable, and flexible storage platform in the universe ...

IEEE update of the International Roadmap for Devices and Systems (IRDS) defines parameters for advancing computer and electronics industry growth ...

OCP China Day was successfully held to spur open-source innovation ...

CoolIT Systems lead the way in advanced data centre cooling deployments ...

New GBP 4 million high performance computing facility to be established at University of Birmingham ...

Applications

Team preparing for SKA shortlisted for 'Nobel Prize of supercomputing' ...

New method brings physics to deep learning to better simulate turbulence ...

Love waves from the ocean floor ...

Keep the data coming ...

Argonne captures five R&D 100 Awards and fields three finalists ...

Volcanic eruptions have more effect in summer ...

The HPC-AI Advisory Council announces winners of the 2020 Asia-Pacific HPC-AI competition ...

Xpeng Announces Next-gen Autonomous Driving Architecture at Auto Guangzhou 2020 ...

Collaborative AI effort toward SARS-CoV-2 insights wins prestigious Gordon Bell Special Prize ...

Argonne team collects Best Paper Award at SC20 ...

INCITE programme awards supercomputing time to 51 computational research projects ...

New insights into memristive devices by combining incipient ferroelectrics and graphene ...

Groundbreaking molecular dynamics simulation recognized with ACM Gordon Bell Prize ...

The Cloud

Clarabridge CX Analytics now available on Oracle Cloud marketplace ...

ScaleMP introduces vSMP Foundation 10.0, focused on Cloud and data centre composability ...

HPE joins forces with the GAIA-X community to create Europe's next generation of data infrastructure ...