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15th PRACE Call for Project Access: Now Open


The 15th Call for Proposal for PRACE Project Access is now open until 30 May 2017, 10:00 CEST. It is now possible to submit a proposal for PRACE under the defined guidelines, and apply for one of the supercomputers provided by 5 PRACE hosting members: BSC - Spain, CINECA - Italy (MARCONI), CSCS - Switzerland, GCS - Germany and GENCI - France.

Scientists and researchers can apply for access to PRACE resources. Industrial users can apply if they have head offices or substantial R&D activity in Europe.

Proposals can be based on a 12-months schedule, or, for Multi-year Projects, on a 24- or 36-months schedule.


0.5% of the total resources available for this call is reserved for Centres of Excellence (CoE) as selected by the EC under the E-INFRA-5-2015 call for proposals.

Important dates:

  • Opening date: 05/04/2017, 17:00 CEST
  • Closing date: 30/05/2017, 10:00 CEST
  • Administrative check: 30/05/2017 – 06/06/2017
  • Technical review: 06/06/201704/07/2017
  • Scientific review: 06/06/201707/08/2017
  • Applicants’ reply to reviews: 08/08/201716/08/2017
  • Communication of allocation decision: End of September 2017
  • Allocation period for awarded proposals: 02/10/2017 – 30/09/2018

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