Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2018-09-04

Focus on Europe

The Horizon 2020 calls related to HPC will be cancelled from the 2019-2020 workprogramme. The related budget will be transferred to the new EuroHPC JU. This was announced by Thomas Skordas, European Commission director "Digital Excellence and Science Infrastructure" in a blog post. In practice, this means that all the Horizon 2020 HPC calls in FET, e-infrastructure and LEIT-ICT will disappear from these work programmes this Autumn. There will be a new work programme for the EuroHPC JU designed with the about 1 billion euro of the H2020 money and matching funds from EuroHPC partner states with an additional 420 million from private partners. Read further...
By the end of this month, the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking will be formally established. EC Director Thomas Skordas writes in his latest blog: "The EuroHPC JU Regulation will now be formally adopted at the Competitiveness Council on 27-28 September and the JU will be created. Its headquarters will be in Luxembourg." EuroHPC is the European exascale programme, intended to prepare the acquisition of several exascale supercomputers with at least one with European technology in 2022/2023. Read further...
Since March 2017 the Primeur Magazine team documents Europe's journey towards exascale with news, the http://eurohpc.eu website and the @EuroHPC twitter account. The twitter acount just crossed the 500 followers mark, showing the interest there is information around EuroHPC and the way the Primeur team at Genias Benelux documents this. We just want to take the opportunity to remind you that you can always contact Genias if you need HPC information, HPC project management or communication, a dedicated HPC portal or consulting around HPC. Read further...