The Scientific Case for Computing in Europe 2018 – 2026

The PRACE Scientific Steering Committee has formulated this third version of the scientific case in relation to a number of areas of major societal relevance, and identified both success stories and breakthroughs that will be possible with investments in next generation infrastructure. This work has received funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (2014-2020) under grant agreement 730913 (PRACE-5IP) and under grant agreement 800957 (EXDCI-2)

The Scientific Case for HPC in Europe 2018 – 2026

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Editor-in-chief:

Erik Lindahl – Professor of Biophysics, Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm University & KTH

Authors and Editors:

The Members of the PRACE Scientific Steering Committee compiled and edited the chapters.

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Marjolein Oorsprong – PRACE Communications Officer

Proofreading:

Harry O’Neill, Insight Publishers

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Crystal Mather, Insight Publishers

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The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an international non-profit association with its seat in
Brussels. The PRACE Research Infrastructure provides a persistent world-class high performance computing service for
scientists and researchers from academia and industry in Europe. The computer systems and their operations accessible
through PRACE are provided by 5 PRACE members (BSC representing Spain, CINECA representing Italy, ETH Zurich /
CSCS representing Switzerland, GCS representing Germany and GENCI representing France). The Implementation Phase
of PRACE receives funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (2014-2020) under grant
agreement 730913. The EXDCI-2 project has received funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation
programmed under grant agreement no. 800957.

Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9789082169492