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Supercomputing Expertise for SmAll and Medium Enterprise Network

From 2015-06-01 to 2017-05-31, closed project | SESAME NET Website

Project details

Total cost:

EUR 1 998 363,75

EU contribution:

EUR 1 998 363,75

Coordinated in:

Slovenia

Call for proposal:

H2020-EINFRA-2014-2See other projects for this call

Funding scheme:

CSA - Coordination and support action

Objective

Deliverables

  • SME Demand and Need

    o A report (M24) to include the results of the survey conducted in Task 5.1. o Creation of a database of SMEs and their associated HPC needs to serve as the basis for the specific actions in T5.3. The deliverable will be updated in M24.

  • Review skills gaps and training needs of SMEs

    o Report on training requirements o A public report describing the work of the activities along with results and outcome from Task 6.1.

  • HPC Centres Supply and Business Models

    Report on HPC centres and their business models and the services provided and an analysis of their suitability for SMEs. The will be updated if appropriate in M24

  • Collection and documentation of Best Practice in HPC industrial use

    Best Practice guidelines for HPC in industry and in particular to SMEs (M12). Final report on best practice collection, documentation and dissemination (M24). This report will provide the final results of the WP documenting a high level best practice guideline, as well as the uptake and usage of the material (D3.2) and the on-line technical forum (D3.3) created in the duration of the project.

  • Methods, tools and techniques for working with SMEs

    Report on the experiences made during local workshop and training events. Materials used during these workshops will be included. These will be updated as appropriate in M24

  • Roadmap for improving SME uptake of HPC

    Roadmap for increasing HPC usage among SMEs. It is partly based on the action list prepared by WP5 (D5.3). Furthermore, experiences made during workshops are utilized to refine the roadmap’s planned activities. The roadmap is mainly focused on support activities that shall help to increase SME’s uptake of HPC. This will also address Innovation Management Practices, and ways in which these can be more widely applied.

  • Network Governance, Membership and Structure

    Development and dissemination of quarterly reports, Creation of the constitution and governance Creation of a MoU for members.

  • Network Start-up and Operations

    Development of a Capability Map, the running of the launch event and workshops and the set-up of a CRM system Action plan for addressing gaps in coverage (ie where member states are not represented in the consortium)

  • Networking logistics and clustering

    • Establish an integrated HPC SME User Community Cluster

  • Training content development

    o Report on content production o Training content o A public deliverable describing the work of the activities along with results and outcome from Task 6.2

  • Communication & collaboration tool

    An internal web-based portal will store project deliverables, reports and working documents, featuring: web based group-share system with full document management facilities, version control, editing and flexible role based access rights.

  • Dissemination materials

    reports on the repository of dissemination materials as gathered and prepared by WP 3 (best practices media content), WP 6 (training materials) as well as WP4’s own internal deliverables such as the handbook for “Getting started” (D4.2). These will be updated and presented in M21

  • SME Self-Assessment Tool

    Provide both an innovative tool and technique that will be marketed as a SESAME Net product and service, that will contribute to the sustainability, and provide a potential income generating product. Activities: Technical development, Verification of HPC4SME model, Engage 100 pilot SMEs to go through the assessment process.

  • Outreach, Communications and Marketing

    Brand, Website, Social media presence, Collaborative case studies Press releases and newsletters

  • Creation of media content

    Report based on the media content.

  • On-line technical forum

    Establishment of an on-line technical forum and a report based on this to feed in to the efficient dissemination of best practice.

  • Handbook for getting started

    Handbook for SMEs covering the topic of “Getting Started” with HPC. It is based on input by WP3 (best practices, online forum content), WP5 (Database4 of SME needs) and WP6 (training material). The handbook can be used during awareness raising events and can be handed out during workshops. It features exemplary use cases of HPC usage for selected SME scenarios and describes best practice deployments

  • HPC Supply - SME matching measures

    Report that includes the analysis of D5.1 and D5.2 in M12. This will provide the list of actions identified to increase the engagement of SMEs. It will include the detailed analysis of the actions selected in this list to be executed during the project.

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Coordinator

ARCTUR RACUNALNISKI INZENIRING DOO
Slovenia

EU contribution: EUR 216 528,62


INDUSTRIJSKA CESTA 1A
5000 NOVA GORICA
Slovenia
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Participants

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND GALWAY
Ireland

EU contribution: EUR 243 694,06


UNIVERSITY ROAD
H91 Galway
Ireland
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Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

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FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 198 551,56


HANSASTRASSE 27C
80686 MUNCHEN
Germany
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INSTYTUT CHEMII BIOORGANICZNEJ POLSKIEJ AKADEMII NAUK
Poland

EU contribution: EUR 138 708,13


NOSKOWSKIEGO 12-14
61 704 POZNAN
Poland
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Activity type: Other

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ETHNIKO DIKTYO EREVNAS TECHNOLOGIAS AE
Greece

EU contribution: EUR 180 100


LEOFOROS KIFISIAS 7
11523 ATHINA
Greece
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Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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FUNDACION PUBLICA GALLEGA CENTRO TECNOLOGICO DE SUPERCOMPUTACION DE GALICIA
Spain

EU contribution: EUR 159 997,46


AVENIDA DE VIGO
15705 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Spain
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Activity type: Other

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VYSOKA SKOLA BANSKA - TECHNICKA UNIVERZITA OSTRAVA
Czech Republic

EU contribution: EUR 95 484,38


17 LISTOPADU 15/2172
70 833 OSTRAVA PORUBA
Czech Republic
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YOTTA ADVANCED COMPUTING DOO ZA ISTRAZIVANJE I USLUGE
Croatia

EU contribution: EUR 93 575


RADMILE MATEJCIC 10
51000 RIJEKA
Croatia
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UNIVERSITATEA DE VEST DIN TIMISOARA
Romania

EU contribution: EUR 115 890,63


BD VASILE PARVAN 4
300223 TIMISOARA
Romania
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INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
Bulgaria

EU contribution: EUR 95 641,75


UL. ACAD G BONCHEV BL 2
1113 Sofia
Bulgaria
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RUDER BOSKOVIC INSTITUTE
Croatia

EU contribution: EUR 135 950


Bijenicka cesta 54
10000 ZAGREB
Croatia
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HERCULESSTICHTING
Participation ended
Belgium

EU contribution: EUR 0


KOLONIENSTRAAT 56
1000 BRUSSEL
Belgium
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FONDS VOOR WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK-VLAANDEREN
Belgium

EU contribution: EUR 139 818,75


EGMONTSTRAAT 5
1000 BRUSSEL
Belgium
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VILNIAUS UNIVERSITETAS
Lithuania

EU contribution: EUR 41 695,84


UNIVERSITETO G. 3
01513 VILNIUS
Lithuania
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MEO-SERVICOS DE COMUNICACOES E MULTIMEDIA SA
Participation ended
Portugal

EU contribution: EUR 0


AV FONTES PEREIRA DE MELO 40
1069 300 LISBOA
Portugal
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HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING WALES
Participation ended
United Kingdom

EU contribution: EUR 9 572,09


TY MENAI FFORDD PENLAN PARC MENAI GWINEDD
LL57 4HJ BANGOR
United Kingdom
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BANGOR UNIVERSITY
Participation ended
United Kingdom

EU contribution: EUR 133 155,48


COLLEGE ROAD
LL57 2DG BANGOR
United Kingdom
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