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Interactive Extreme-Scale Analytics and Forecasting

Objective

At an increasing rate, industrial and scientific institutions need to deal with massive data flows streaming in from a multitude of sources. For instance, maritime surveillance applications combine high-velocity data streams, including vessel position signals emitted from hundreds of thousands of vessels across the world and acoustic signals of autonomous, unmanned vessels; in the financial domain, stock price forecasting and portfolio management rely on stock tick data combined with real-time information sources on various pricing indicators; at the fight against cancer, complex simulations of multi-cellular systems are used, producing extreme-scale data streams in an effort to predict the effects of drug synergies on cancer cells. In these applications, the data volumes are expected to dramatically grow in the future. Processing this data often requires not only using an HPC infrastructure, but also having data scientists, who are typically not expert programmers, program complex workflows, with a vast number of parameters to tune through time-consuming repeated programming and testing.
INFORE will address these challenges and pave the way for real-time, interactive extreme-scale analytics and forecasting. The ability to forecast, as early as possible, a good approximation to the outcome of a time-consuming and resource-demanding computational task allows to quickly identify undesired outcomes and save valuable amount of time, effort and computational resources, which would otherwise be spent in vain. Consider, for example, the ability to forecast the outcome of a complex multi-cellular system simulation for tumor evolution, without the need to wait for the simulation to be completed. INFORE will also design and develop a flexible, pluggable, distributed software architecture that is programmable and set up by graphical data processing workflows. The INFORE prototype will be tested on massive real-world data from the life sciences, financial and maritime domains.

Call for proposal

H2020-ICT-2018-20

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Sub call

H2020-ICT-2018-2

Coordinator

ATHINA-EREVNITIKO KENTRO KAINOTOMIAS STIS TECHNOLOGIES TIS PLIROFORIAS, TON EPIKOINONION KAI TIS GNOSIS
Net EU contribution
€ 834 687,50
Address
Artemidos 6 Kai Epidavrou
151 25 Maroussi
Greece

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Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (8)

"NATIONAL CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ""DEMOKRITOS"""
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 646 875,00
Address
End Of Patriarchou Grigoriou E And 27 Neapoleos Street
15341 Agia Paraskevi

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Βόρειος Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
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Research Organisations
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€ 0,00
RAPIDMINER GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 653 850,00
Address
Westfalendamm 87
44141 Dortmund

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Nordrhein-Westfalen Arnsberg Dortmund, Kreisfreie Stadt
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
BARCELONA SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER-CENTRO NACIONAL DE SUPERCOMPUTACION
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 502 500,00
Address
Calle Jordi Girona 31
08034 Barcelona

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Este Cataluña Barcelona
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Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FUNDACIO CENTRE DE REGULACIO GENOMICA

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Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 64 084,06
Address
Carrer Doctor Aiguader 88
08003 Barcelona

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Este Cataluña Barcelona
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Research Organisations
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€ 0,00
SPRING TECHNO GMBH & CO KG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 599 218,75
Address
Hermann Kohlstrasse 7
28199 Bremen

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Bremen Bremen Bremen, Kreisfreie Stadt
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MARINTRAFIK OPEREISONS ANONYMI ETAIREIA PLIROFORIKIS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 465 625,00
Address
Katechaki 75
11525 Athina

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Κεντρικός Τομέας Αθηνών Aττική Αττική
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NATO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANISATION
Belgium
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€ 515 405,00
Address
Boulevard Leopold Iii
1110 Bruxelles

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Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
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Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FONDAZIONE ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI TECNOLOGIA
Italy
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€ 153 340,94
Address
Via Morego 30
16163 Genova

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Nord-Ovest Liguria Genova
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Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00