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The Human Brain Project (HBP) Education Programme offers various transdisciplinary educational opportunities, including workshops and schools: Five open online courses, Advanced schools on each of the core disciplines neuroscience, ICT and medicine and an annual HBP Student Conference. Keep up to date about HBP programme and upcoming events.
Four new calls for collaborative projects have been opened by the Human Brain Project (HBP). The calls cover infrastructure co-design, modelling allosteric drugs, data protection and gender equality coordination. Deadline for submission: 30 September 2017.
European HPC centres have officially opened a market consultation for the purchase of HPC systems as part of the Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions for High-Performance Computing (PPI4HPC) project. It involves four public procurers (BSC, CINECA, FZJ/JSC and GENCI) located in four different countries (Spain, Italy, Germany and France) working together in a joint procurement.
HPC-Europa is an EC-funded programme, coordinated by Cineca, which allows researchers to carry out short "transnational access" visits. The first call for visitors is now open. Deadline Thursday 7th September 2017 (12:00PM CET).
Cineca and the foundation ParCo Conferences organize at Bologna from 12 September to 15 September 2017 the International Conference on Parallel Computing. Since their inception in 1983 the ParCo conferences stimulated the development and application of parallel computers on a world-wide scale. Early registration until 15 August.
Starting from June, 22nd till July, 14th, a Satisfaction Survey on CINECA HPC Help Desk Service is available. The survey is anonymous!
The Italian supercomputer MARCONI, Intel Xeon Phi, available to the Italian and European scientific community by ISCRA and PRACE, is now number 14 in the June 2017 Top500 list.
Cineca will be present at R2B Research to Business 2017 in Bologna on 8-9 June 2017. Visit Cineca's booth E17 at Bologna Fiere (Pad 33)
The Italian team "Onda Solare" competing in the Solar Challenge around the world won "Albi Eco Race 2017" category "Solar", the competition reserved for electric vehicles was held in France at the Albi circuit (12-14 May 2017). Cineca collaborates with the team and is a partner of Onda Solare Project.
On May 8th Valeria Fedeli, Minister of University and Research, was at Cineca for the official inauguration of the MARCONI supercomputer, ranked at the 12th position in the November16 Top500 list.