PRACE Awards 721 Million CPU-Hours to Advance Science

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Today the PRACE supercomputing consortium announced a grant of 721 million compute hours on Tier-0 systems to twenty-four European research projects. As an international non-profit, PRACE’s mission is enable high impact European scientific discovery and engineering research and development for the benefit of society.

A total of 53 applications requesting 1.687 million compute core hours were received in this 3rd regular call, for one year resource allocations on the PRACE Research Infrastructure. The projects were chosen for their high level of scientific and technical maturity, expected impact, and demonstrated need for Tier-0 resources.

The awarded projects are from the following scientific areas: astrophysics, chemistry and material science, medicine and life sciences, engineering and energy, fundamental physics and mathematics. Read the Full Story.