Members

PRACE has 26 members, representing European Union Member States and Associated Countries.

The PRACE RI has two forms of members:

  • Members – a government organisation or legal entity representing a government. The PRACE RI accepts only one member per Member State of the European Union or of an associated country as described in article 217 of the European Union Treaty. Further, to be eligible as a PRACE RI member the legal entity must be responsible for the provisioning of HPC resources and associated services.
  • Hosting Members are members who have committed to fund and deliver PRACE RI computing and data management resources. There are 5 Hosting Members: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland.

All partners contribute in cash or in-kind to the management of the RI and the delivery of services.

Observers
The PRACE Council currently includes 2 Observers:

PRACE 2
The PRACE Hosting Members (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland) provide resources under the PRACE 2 programme.

The General Partners contributing to PRACE 2 are: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, and United Kingdom.