Acces to HPC for SMEs is a priority for the European Commission, says Commisioner Günther Oettinger


22 Jun 2015 Riga - In a speech to at Digital Assembly Riga 2015 last week in Riga, Latvia, EC Commisioner Günther Oettinger said available and easy-to-use High Performance Computing (HPC) resources is a priority for the industry's competitiveness – in particular for SMEs – and for better adaptation to market demands, especially in terms of innovation and fast renewal of their product and service offerings. This is one of the main objectives of Industry 4.0.
Oettinger also announced that the European Commission is starting a process of involvement of stakeholders to explore the opportunities offered by the European Fund for Strategic Investment, where High Performance Computing is a key infrastructural component.
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