Funding Opportunity for High Performance Computing Announced

European CommissionThe European Commission has announced a funding opportunity under the LEIT-ICT part of the Horizon 2020 programme. The Research and Innovations Actions topic "Co-design of HPC systems and applications" has a budget of 41 million € and is open for proposals submission until 27 September 2016. Two other topics will be opened for proposals in 2017, with a deadline 26 September 2017: 1) Transition to Exascale Computing with 40 million € budget and 2) Exascale HPC ecosystem development with 4 million € budget. The main aim is for the EU to reach world-class extreme scale computing capabilities.

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