Cineca is a non profit Consortium, made up of 70 Italian Universities and 7 Institutions.
SCAI (SuperComputing Applications and Innovation) is the High Performance Computing department of CINECA, the largest computing centre in Italy and one of the largest in Europe.
The mission of SCAI is to accelerate the scientific discovery by providing high performance computing resources, data management and storage systems and tools and HPC services and expertise at large, aiming to develop and promote technical and scientific services related to high-performance computing for the Italian and European research community.
CINECA enables world-class scientific research by operating and supporting leading-edge supercomputing technologies and by managing a state-of-the-art and effective environment for the different scientific communities. The SCAI staff offers support and consultancy in HPC tools and techniques and in several scientific domains, such as physics, particle physics, material sciences, chemistry.
Cineca is currently:
The Members of the Consortium:
Bari, Polytechnic of Bari, Basilicata, Bergamo, Bologna, Brescia, Cagliari, Calabria, Camerino, Cassino e Lazio Meridionale, Catania, Chieti, "Magna Græcia" di Catanzaro, Enna (Kore), Ferrara, Florence, Foggia, Genoa, L'Aquila, IMT Istitute for Advanced Studies of Lucca, Macerata, Messina, Milan, Milan Bicocca, Milan Bocconi, Polytechnic of Milan, Milan Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan IULM, Modena and Reggio Emilia, Molise, Naples Federico II, Second University of Naples, Naples Parthenope, Naples l'Orientale, Padua, Palermo, Parma, Pavia, IUSS of Pavia, Perugia, University for foreigners of Perugia, Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa, Pisa, Polytechnic of Marche (Ancona), Mediterranean of Reggio Calabria, Rome Foro Italico, Sapienza University of Rome, Roma 3, Roma Tor Vergata, Salento, Salerno, Sannio, Sassari, Siena, University for foreigners of Siena, Teramo, Turin, Polytechnic of Turin, Trento, Trieste, International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste - SISSA, Udine, Urbino, Insubria (Varese), Venice Ca' Foscari, Venice IUAV, Piemonte Orientale (Vercelli), Verona, Tuscia (Viterbo).
The Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR), National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS), CNR (National Research Council), National Institute for Documentation, Innovation and Educational Research (INDIRE), National Institute for the Educational Evaluation of Instruction and Training (INValSI), Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economia agraria (CREA), Zoological Station "Anton Dohrn" (SZN).