One of our goals at STFC is to bridge the gap between science and industry,” said Chief Executive John Womersley of the United Kingdom’s STFC. “The agreement we’ve signed today will help us to exploit the full potential of high performance computing for the UK – from basic research through R&D to new product design. I am thrilled to be signing this agreement today as it takes significant strides toward translating cutting edge R&D into successful commercial opportunities, and will provide UK businesses and industry with the technology they need to be able to compete on a global scale.”
Initial joint projects with Hartree Centre will likely include the development of software tools that would allow industry to leverage Blue Gene/Q computing power for industrial and business applications. Read the Full Story.