Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2018-02-28

Focus on Europe

BSC published an impression of the visit of the European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip, yesterday in Barcelona. Ansip explains that not even the biggest European countries can build an exascale supercomputer on their own. That is why we have to join forces in Europe. Where will exascale be located? "There will be a next generation exascale supercomputer also here in Barcelona", says Ansip. Read further...
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Vice Prime Minister Étienne Schneider confirmed to the parliament the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking (JU) will be operational in the second part of this year and will have 10-15 employees. This group will be responsible for the first phase of EuroHPC: from 2018-2023. Read further...
As one of the many small chains in the legal process that should lead to the establishment of the EuroHPC JU, the national delegates of the Council of the European Union examined the EuroHPC JU proposal. They concluded there indeed is a gap in current European Union measures that could be filled by EuroHPC. So, it is on to the next step in the decision process. Read further...