Policy Analysis: ICT, Investment, Policy
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- 17 November 2015
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It’s time for Europe to open up access to supercomputers

In the past decade high performance computing has transformed the practice – and the productivity - of science. Now this analytical power must be opened up to industry, to improve decision-making, spur innovation and boost competitiveness


Catherine Rivière chair of PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe

Supercomputers may date back to the 1960s, but it is only recently that their vast processing power has begun to be harnessed by industry and commerce, to design safer cars, build quieter aeroplanes, speed up drug discovery, and subdue the volatility of the financial markets.

The need for powerful computers is growing, says Catherine Rivière chair of PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe. If we are going to tackle modern challenges - personalised medicines, sustainable...



Related subjects: High performance computing, Supercomputers

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