October 30, 2012
Oct. 30 – PRACE awarded time on 6 Tier-0 high-performance computers to 57 research projects, some of which have been allocated record-amounts of core hours.
The 5th PRACE Regular Call for Proposals, which opened on 17 April 2012 and closed on 30 May 2012, received 80 applications for time on one or more of the 6 PRACE systems offered. A record number of 57 of those applications withstood the in-depth scrutiny of the peer review process and were awarded the core hours needed to perform their research.
Great science needs great power. And PRACE makes sure it gets just that. Each of the PRACE systems has its own record-breaking project allocation:
These allocations certainly raise the expectations for the results to be achieved in the months to come.
The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an international non-profit association with its seat in Brussels. The PRACE Research Infrastructure (RI) provides a persistent world-class High Performance Computing (HPC) service for scientists and researchers from academia and industry. The Implementation Phase of PRACE receives funding from the EU's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreements n° RI-283493 and n° RI-312763.
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