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22.07.2011

High-Tech Consortium launches European Technology Platform for High-Performance Computing

Barcelona/Jülich/Munich 22nd July 2011


PROSPECT, an open European association of leading suppliers and users of supercomputers from industry and academia, starts a European Technology Platform for High-Performance Computing. Its aim is to help Europe realise the highly promising economic, scientific and societal benefits of High Performance Computing (HPC).The Technology Platform will define research priorities for European HPC in the form of a Strategic Research Agenda submitted to the Commission and will help ensure that public investment in HPC delivers the widest possible benefit to European business and society.

press release in pdf format

German press release in pdf format

There was also a session on the International Suercomputing Conference ISC´11 in Hamburg, which was taped and published in InsideHPC

http://insidehpc.com/2011/08/15/video-prospect-creating-a-european-technology-platform-for-hpc/

PROSPECT panelists discuss the creation of a European Technology Platform for HPC. 

Discussion Panel:

  • Moderator: Dr S. Girona, Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, Operations Director
  • Kostas Glinos, The European Commission
  • Dr. G. Tecchiolli, Eurotech, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. H. R. Falter, ParTec Cluster Competence Center, Chief Operating Officer
  • Prof. T. Lippert, Research Centre Jülich, Institute for Advanced Simulation (IAS), Managing Director, also Prospect Executive Committee member
  • Prof. A. Bode, Leibniz Research Centre, Managing Director, also Prospect Executive Committee member