PRACE Project Access

Information on the Calls for Proposals for PRACE Project Access.


PRACE publishes its Calls for Proposals for Project Access twice per year according to a fixed schedule:

  • Call opens in February > Access is provided starting September of the same year.
  • Call opens in September > Access is provided starting March of the next year.

There are currently no open Calls for Proposals for Project Access.

Important dates pertaining to the 13th Call for Project Access:

  • Anticipated allocation decisions: Last 2 weeks of July 2016
  • Allocation start date of awarded proposals: 1 September 2016
  • Allocation end date of award: 31 August 2017

Important dates pertaining to the 12th Call for Project Access:

  • Allocation end date of award: 13 March 2017

Applications for Project Access must use codes that have been previously tested and that demonstrate high scalability and optimisation to multi-core architectures or that demonstrate a requirement for ensemble simulations that need a very large amount of CPU overall.

More information can be found here:

For development and scaling of HPC codes, PRACE offers Preparatory Access here

Please note: The dates in these schedules are a pre-announcement and may need to be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances. The schedules published on these pages supersede all previously released schedules for PRACE Calls for Proposals.

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