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KU Leuven in Belgium joins iRODS Consortium

The iRODS Consortium has welcomed KU Leuven as its newest Consortium member. As one of Europe’s oldest universities, Belgium’s KU Leuven boasts a long tradition of ground-breaking research and high quality education. With a new Research Data Management program, the university aims to accelerate science and innovation by enabling scientists to more effectively and efficiently find, access, share, and reuse data. “With a strong history of supporting the management and reuse of scientific data at universities in Europe and around the world, iRODS is well positioned to provide a framework for KU Leuven’s ambitious research data management initiative,” said Jason Coposky, Executive Director, iRODS Consortium. “We are pleased to welcome KU Leuven to the iRODS Consortium and look forward to working with them to guide the development of future capabilities that will benefit their researchers and the broader user community.”

HPE Deploys “Genius” Supercomputer at KU Leuven

Today HPE announced a new supercomputer installation at KU Leuven, a Flemish research university consistently ranked as one of the five most innovative universities in the world. HPE collaborated with KU Leuven to develop and deploy Genius, a new supercomputer built to run artificial intelligence (AI) workloads. The system will be available to both academia and the industry to build applications that drive scientific breakthroughs, economic growth and innovation in Flanders, the northern region of Belgium.