Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2019-01-30

Focus on Europe

Recently the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking (JU) opened a call for pre-exascale supercomputers: "Call For Expression of Interest for the Selection of Hosting Entities for Precursors to Exascale Supercomputers". 250 million euro funding from direct EuroHPC funding is available. This needs to be matched by the countries involved in the pre-exascale systems. So the total budget is 500 million euro. This budget should be used for the acquisition of at least two pre-exascale supercomputers with a performance between 150 Petaflop/s and 1 Exaflop/s and for the operating costs of the system. Power envelope should be between 10-15 MW. Read further...