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Crowd computing collects the computing capacity of a large number of small computers into one large infrastructure. Volunteer computing is one example where hundreds of thousands of computers are connected into one Crowd computer to help to solve science. Local Crowd computers at universities or other organisations, collect computing power for local use.

On a European scale the activiteis are co-ordianted by:

  • The International Desktop Grid Federation

FET FLAGSHIPS Interim Evaluation.pdf

The FET Flagship programme represents a huge investment in strategic and collective research and innovation. It aims at undertaking research and innovation activities that will transform science...

Science Europe Policy Brief on Research Infrastructures in EU Framework Programming.pdf

The policy brief ‘Research Infrastructures in EU Framework Programming’ iis a contribution to the evaluation and development of Research Infrastructures (RIs) under Horizon 2020. It highlights why...

Realising the European Open Science Cloud.pdf

First report and recommendations of the Commission High Level Expert Group on the European Open Science Cloud

Technologies Clés 2020.pdf

Key technologies for France. Includes exascale supercomputing.

Nouvelle France Industrielle.pdf

Construire l’industrie française du futur. Includes exascale road map. Collection of background materials.

Research infrastructures Road map 2012-2020.pdf

The present 2012-2020 roadmap reflects the French Government’s determination, through its main research institutions, to best address the demands of innovation by submitting an open and regulated...

Research Infrastructures for France - Roadmap 2008.pdf

The purpose of the roadmap is to help funding bodies (government, local authorities, research organisations, universities...) for deciding their future investments in infrastructures. ...

Stratégie Nationale Des Infrastructures De Recherche - Édition 2016.pdf

L’édition 2016 de la stratégie nationale sur les infrastructures de recherche témoigne de la volonté de l’Etat, par ses grands établis­ sements de recherche et d’enseignement supérieur, de répondre...

Advancing Quantum Information Science - National Challenges And Opportunities.pdf

A joint report of the Committee on Science and Committee on Homeland and National Security of the National Science And Technology Council. Produced by the Interagency Working Group on Quantum...

National Strategic Computing Initiative Strategic Plan.pdf

The National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI) is a whole-of-Nation effort to sustain and enhance U.S. leadership in high-performance computing (HPC). The NSCI seeks to accomplish five...

E-infrastructures - making Europe the best place for research and innovation.pdf

EU-funded e-infrastructures play a fundamental role in the life of European researchers and innovators. This booklet illustrates that by showing how e-Infrastructure projects funded under the...

Mathematics for Europe.pdf

he online consultation on mathematics was carried out from 29 January to 15 May 2016 by the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT) in...

Open Innovation, Open Science, Open to the World - a vision for Europe

This publication brings together some of the key conceptual insights behind Open Innovation, Open Science and Open to the World and highlights actions that are already taking place or are being...

European Cloud Initiative - Building a competitive data and knowledge economy in Europe.pdf

Communication From The Commission To The European Parliament, The Council, The European Economic And Social Committee And The Committee Of The Regions

Research Software at the Heart of Discovery - Principles of Academic Software Sustainability.pdf

This document sets out the need for increased attention to academic software sustainability and research software practice in general. The key recommendations are: -Utilise existing ...