Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2019-04-10

Focus on Europe

Three consortia submitted proposals for a total of 650 milllion euro to the call for pre-exascale EuroHPC hosting entities that closed last week. One proposal, led by CSC in Finland has 8 countries as partners, a BSC Spain led consortium has 4 partner countries, and a consortium led by CINECA, Italy, has two countries as partner. The total funding available is 250 million euro. So the total budget that can be funded is 500 million euro. There will be at least two consortia funded. So most likely all three proposals, if they qualify, will get funded, although not all three to the full extent requested. Read further...
The EuroHPC JU published several job offers for temporary personnel. The closing date for these vacancies is May 6. The working place will be the EuroHPC JU office in Luxembourg. Read further...
Laurent Crouzet, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, MESRI, France, explained EuroHPC in detail to the 43rd ORAP forum, last month in France. A video recording is now available. Laurent Crouzet explains the governing and financing structure, the boards and the calls. He also describes the French contributions to EuroHPC. Read further...