Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2020-03-27

Focus on Europe

The National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) and Pawsey Supercomputing Centre (Pawsey) are joining efforts to offer additional computation and data resources to support the national and international research community to acquire, process, analyse, store and share data supporting COVID-19 research. The COVID-19 Special Call is intended to identify and provide resources to research projects directly responding to the pandemic. COVID-19 Special Call projects may apply for High Performance Computing (HPC), cloud, storage resources and associated expert support across Australia's national research computation providers. Read further...
A team from the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research in Osaka, Japan, have used the MDGRAPE-4A dedicated drug discovery supercomputer to analyze the structural dynamics of the main protease of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19. The raw data from the simulation has been published on Mendeley Data for use by researchers around the world. Read further...
EOSC-synergy consortium is connecting relevant datasets with the most advanced computing infrastructures available in the computing centres of the EOSC-synergy consortium. Read further...
Cisco is committing USD225 million in cash, in-kind, and planned-giving to support both the global and local response to COVID-19. In addition, CISCO is rallying its 77.000 employees and encouraging them to give what they can to help our community partners on the front lines bolster their operations in this time of need. Read further...
HECbiOSIM created an online resource to host up-to-date links for covid-19 related research that falls within the biomolecular modelling and simulation umbrella. The ultimate aim is to help coordinate efforts to maximise efficiency by bringing together people, projects and resources. Read further...