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  • Call for Submissions: PASC17 Conference

    The PASC17 Conference is pleased to announce that the online submissions portal ( is now open and ready to receive proposals for papers, minisymposia and posters. The PASC17 Conference, co-sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), will be held from June 26 to 28, 2017, at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano, Switzerland.

  • Featured Image PhD Student Position at TU-Wien, Austria

    TU-Wien is inviting applications for a PhD student position at the Institute for Microelectronics, TU Wien. The project involves the development of novel algorithms for multi- and many-core architectures and approaches for performance-portable compute kernels. The results are to be disseminated to the scientific community through the free open source projects ViennaCL and PETSc. A degree […]

  • Featured Image ICRI 2016: PRACE strengthened its International connections

    The International Conference on Research Infrastructures ICRI 2016 gathered policy makers and researchers from around the world to discuss the progress and developments of Research Infrastructures (RI). PRACE had the pleasure to be part of the well-established international forum with a presentation by Florian Berberich (Member of the Board of Directors of PRACE) and a booth in the exhibition. Over 600 delegates from 60 countries attended ICRI 2016 at Cape Town, South Africa from 3 October to 5 October 2016.

  • Call for Proposals for DECI-14 (Tier-1)

    The DECI-14 call is managed by the PRACE Optional Programme with support from PRACE aisbl. This call is issued jointly with EUDAT. Together, they offer the opportunity to make awards of compute and data resources to projects that also have needs for storage capacity and associated data services. Applicants may apply for both the DECI and EUDAT calls at the same time or may apply to just the DECI call.

    • Opening date: 14 October 2016, 12:00 CEST
    • Closing date: 21 November 2016, 17:00 CET
    • Allocation start date: 03 April 2017
    • Allocation period: 1 year for Project Access
    • Type of access: DECI (Tier-1)

  • Featured Image PRACE Call 14 now open – More Systems, More Power, More Hours

    PRACE Call 14 now open – More Systems, More Power, More Hours

    PRACE Call 14 is open under the new framework of the PRACE 2 programme. PRACE welcomes CSCS (Switzerland) as the 5th PRACE hosting partner making available their system Piz Daint, and the new MareNostrum4 system provided by BSC (Spain). These two Tier-0 systems contribute compute core hours to Call 14 as well as the ones provided by France (GENCI), Germany (GCS) and Italy (CINECA). In total PRACE can offer more than 2000 million compute core hours which is 3 times more than in previous calls and now offers a cumulated peak performance of more than 50 Petaflops.

  • Featured Image PRACE Project Access

    PRACE Project Access
    Call 14 now open!!
    New: 5 hosting partners, 7 PRACE systems

    Application deadline: 21 November 2016, 10:00 CET.
    Please read further details!

  • Statistics

    The Council of PRACE has unanimously approved the publication of various PRACE user statistics. The tables and graphs below represent the awarded projects per country, and the awarded hours per country. PRACE will update these statistics periodically, adding information on each successive Call for Proposals as it becomes available.

    Last update: May 2013

  • Featured Image Registration Opens for Re-Industrialisation of the EU 2016 Conference

    Registration is now open for the international conference Re-Industrialisation of the European Union 2016 in the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava, on October 26 to 28, 2016. The conference aims to attract the attention of a broad European and international community of research and innovation, including important representatives of the business sector. The event will be […]