Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2017-11-17

Focus on Europe

Ms Blazenka Divjak, Minister for Science and Education of Croatia, will sign the EuroHPC declaration on behalf of Croatia on November 20th. European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel will be present. Croatia will be the 13th country to join EuroHPC. Read further...
Asperitas had the honour to receive the TNO Piet de Jong innovation award. This annual award is honouring former Dutch prime-minister and marine officer Piet de Jong, known for his future forward thinking. The jury report is describing Immersed Computing as an innovation with the potential to contribute to technology development, environmental and societal impact and with a possible application within the marine and defense industries. Read further...
On the GW4 blog, the new developments around the Isambard supercomputer are listed. Isambard is a collaboration between the GW4 universities (Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter), Cray and the Met Office. It will provide multiple advanced architectures within the same system in order to enable evaluation and comparison across a diverse range of hardware platforms. This will enable scientists to determine which architecture best suits their needs. Read further...