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CINECA announces a selection procedure for the coverage of five fixed-term contract lasting 36 months each. Submission Deadline: 29th April 2016.
Marconi is the new Italian class Tier-0 supercomputer, available for the Italian and European research community. It has been co-designed by Cineca on the Lenovo NeXtScale architecture. It is equipped with the new Intel Xeon processors and it will reach a performance of about 20 PFlop/s, while maintaining a low energy consumption. Delivery is expected for mid June.
IPCEI (Important Project of Common European Interest) on HPC and Big Data Enabled Applications (IPCEI-HPC-BDA) intends to develop a number of real-time integrative HPC applications towards a “Smart Nation”. CINECA, with INFN, GARR and CNR, is a core partner of the IPCEI project.
CINECA announces a public selection procedure for the awarding of three research scholarships lasting 12 months each. Submission Deadline: 29th April 2016. (In Italian)
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Save the Date: On April 6th at 14:00 in Milan, at Lombardy Region buildings, will take place a presentation of different services for the Lombardy research. Special track for Bioinformatics and Life Science.
On 30 March 2016, the Human Brain Project is releasing the first components, services and tools of its 6 ICT Platforms to the scientific community (Neuroinformatics, Brain Simulation, High Performance Analytics and Computing, Medical Informatics, Neuromorphic Computing, Neurorobotics). The event will be web-streamed live at 09:30 and 14:00
The ANTAREX research project, coordinated by Cristina Silvano from Politecnico di Milano, wins a 3 million euro grant in the H2020 Future and Emerging Technologies programme on High Performance Computing. The project involves leading academic and industrial partners as well as CINECA.
The 13th Call for Proposal for Project Access will be open from today until 1 April 2016, 17:00 CET. Proposals can be based on a 12-months schedule, or, for Multi-year Projects, on a 24- or 36-months schedule. The 13th Call will offer resources on Marconi (new CINECA HPC system) and MareNostrum (BSC). Allocation start date of awarded proposals: 1 September 2016
A series of partnership agreement between INFN and CINECA are in place to enhance the research in computational Physics in Italy. One of this has completed a series of simulations of the merger of Neutron Stars. The detection of the gravitational waves emitted will open new frontiers in the understanding of the physics of nuclear matter in the extreme conditions that are present in Neutron stars.
Fortissimo Open Call informative session: On 2 March You can get more details and hints on how to write a proposal.