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HPC Wales Announces Innovation Fund to Bring Supercomputing to Industry

HPC Wales has announced a new £300,000 fund, to help fund 20-25 research projects that would benefit from the power of supercomputing technology. Academics and businesses across Wales are being encouraged to apply for a new fund designed to boost collaborative research and innovation projects.

Part-funded by £24 million through the Welsh Government, including support from the European Regional Development Fund, HPC Wales is committed to boosting the Welsh economy by providing academic researchers and businesses with some of the most advanced computing technology in the world.

With access to research funding becoming more and more difficult, we are pleased to be able to offer this support for projects at the leading edge of scientific research,” said David Craddock,Chief Executive of HPC Wales. “We are particularly keen to fund projects that involve collaboration between universities and businesses, and look forward to hearing from researchers looking for a helping hand in taking their projects forward.”

The call also coincides with the final call for HPC Wales Fujitsu funded PhD studentships. Six new studentships are available in the areas of financial and professional services, advanced materials and manufacturing, creative industries, ICT – fourteen have been awarded to date.

The deadline for applications to both funds is May 31, 2013. Read the Full Story.

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