Europe Launches PROSPECT Technology Platform for HPC

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After taking some lumps in the trade press recently, the EU is stepping up with a new initiative called PROSPECT, an open European association of leading suppliers and users of supercomputers from industry and academia. As a Technology Platform for HPC, PROSPECT’s aim is to help Europe realize the potential benefits of High Performance Computing for science and industry.

The European Technology Platform on HPC will substantially contribute to increasing European competitiveness in the development and ownership of novel and independent HPC technologies,” said Francesc Subirada, Chairman of the PROSPECT Executive board. “PROSPECT acts according to democratic principles and remains open to any organization that might want to join us in supporting European industry, science and society.”

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