• SHAPE 3rd Call

  • The Third Call for Applications to SHAPE (SME HPC Adoption Programme in Europe) aims to work with a few selected SMEs and introduce HPC-based tools and techniques into their business, operational, or production environment. It is open to all European SMEs that have an interesting idea that can be implemented using HPC. The selected solutions should bring a potential tangible Return on Investment to their business. Following an open selection process based on business and technical criteria, the project work will involve the following:

    • Defining an appropriate HPC model for the selected solution;
    • Assessing the solutionís business and technical viability;
    • Possibility of using PRACEís resources in order to test the solution (through PRACE Preparatory Access in an open R&D model).

    PRACE experts will work with the selected SMEs in order to develop their solutions, providing the participating SMEs with knowledge that will allow them to make an informed decision on the selected HPC solution. Consideration will be given to independent service providers to become involved with the implementation at a later stage.

    Application submissions:

    Application The Third Call for Applications to SHAPE opened on 16 November 2015 and closed 14 January 2016. The Selection Committee will consist of representatives of the PRACE Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC), the PRACE Board of Directors (BoD) and the PRACE IP Project.

    Applications are no longer possible. Please see the SHAPE page for information on the latest call: http://www.prace-ri.eu/hpc-access/shape-programme/ 

    For support to prepare the application please contact shape@prace-ri.eu.


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    SHAPE (SME HPC Adoption Programme in Europe) is a pan-European programme supported by PRACE. The Programme aims to raise awareness and provide European SMEs with the expertise necessary to take advantage of the innovation possibilities created by High-Performance Computing (HPC), thus increasing their competitiveness. The programme allows SMEs to benefit from the expertise and knowledge developed within the top-class PRACE Research Infrastructure.