• 16th Call for Proposals

  • 16th Call for Proposals for Project Access

    16th PRACE Call for Proposals for Project Access was open from 26 September 2017 to 21 November 2017.

    The Terms of Reference can be found here. The Technical Guidelines for Applicants can be found here. The Project Scope and Plan template can be found here.

    The timetable for this Call is as follows:

    Opening Date 26 September 2017
    Closing Date 21 November 2017 – 10:00 AM CET
    Applicants’ reply to scientific reviews January 2018
    Communication of allocation decision End of March 2018
    Allocation period for awarded proposals 3 April 2018 – 31 March 2019

    The following systems will be available:

    System Architecture Site (Country) Core Hours

    (node hours)

    Minimum request
    Curie and its successor Irene – SKL Bull Bullx cluster / Bull Sequana (starting service in 2H 2018) GENCI@CEA (FR) 128 million

    (3.9 million)

    15 million core hours
    Irene – KNL BULL Sequana (starting service in 2H 2018) GENCI@CEA (FR) 57 million

    (0.8 million)

    15 million core hours
    Hazel Hen Cray XC40 System GCS@HLRS (DE) 70 million

    (2.9 million)

    35 million core hours
    Juqueen successor Multicore cluster GCS@JSC (DE) 70 million
    (tbd)
    35 million core hours
    Marconi-Broadwell Lenovo System CINECA (IT) 36 million

    (1 million)

    15 million core hours
    Marconi-KNL Lenovo System CINECA (IT) 442 million

    (6.5 million)

    30 million core hours
    MareNostrum Lenovo System BSC (ES) 475 million

    (10 million)

    15 million core hours
    Piz Daint Cray XC50 System CSCS (CH) 510 million

    (7.5 million)

    68 million core hours

    Use of GPUs

    SuperMUC IBM System X iDataplex/ Lenovo NextScale GCS@LRZ (DE) 105 million

    (6.6 million)

    35 million core hours