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High Performance Computing Service Centre

Objective

The High Performance Computing as a Service is a new technological paradigm that emerged recently in the context of the hype of Cloud Computing. The Research Centre in Computer Science from West University of Timisoara, specialized in distributed and parallel computing as well as artificial intelligence, will adopt this paradigm to fulfil its aim to enter in the category of competitive European HPC providerss. The Centre had in the last five years an constantly grow in what concerns the participation in European collaborative projects as well as in what concerns the infrastructure capabilities, proving its capacity for improvements. The goal of this project is the transformation of the centre in the following new directions: to widen the research and development knowledge and experience of the team in HPC services and their applications; to raise the number of users of the services of the data centre; to achieve the status of EU-regional supercomputing centre and stakeholder in national and international e-Infrastructure initiatives; to become a centre for supporting innovation and regional development. The action plan to reach this goal includes strong collaborations with European stakeholders in HPC, upgrades of the e-infrastructure, employment of experienced researchers, as well as the organization of scientific events.

Call for proposal

FP7-REGPOT-2011-1
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Funding Scheme

CSA-SA - Support actions

Coordinator

UNIVERSITATEA DE VEST DIN TIMISOARA
Address
Bd Vasile Parvan 4
300223 Timisoara
Romania
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 2 226 272
Administrative Contact
Dana Petcu (Prof.)