European Technology Platform for HPC Aims to Boost Competitiveness

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This week Eurotech announced that the newly formed European Technology Platform for HPC (ETP4HPC) will be meeting with customers and partners at ISC’12 in Hamburg. With a mission to improve Europe’s position in the domain of HPC technologies, vendors in the ETP4HPC include Allinea, ARM, Bull, Caps Entreprise, Eurotech, IBM, Intel, ParTec, STMicroelectronics, and Xyratex. Participating HPC research centers include BSC, CEA, CINECA, Fraunhofer, Forschungszentrum Juelich and LRZ.

The ETP is an industry led forum open to any organization performing research in the area of HPC technologies in Europe with the objective to define Europe’s research priorities in developing European technology in all segments of the HPC solution supply chain. The ETP strengthens European competitiveness in the area of HPC, which is a key requirement for future research and innovation as well as addressing a wide range of social and economic challenges.

The ETP4HPC will host a breakfast session for interested parties at ISC Hamburg, Thursday June 21, 2012 at 7h45 am. Read the Full Story.


  1. Sounds like the Fifth Generation Computer Systems project (FGCS).