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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

Stakeholder Workshop - Long-term sustainability of Research Infrastructures.pdf

Long-term sustainability of Research Infrastructures – Exploring RI's full potential – Brussels, 25 November 2016 Report

Report on the consultation on long term sustainability of research infrastructures.pdf

n December 2015 the European Commission launched a targeted consultation on the long-term sustainability of pan-European Research Infrastructures. The purpose of this consultation was to identify...

EC Communication - High-Performance Computing - Europe's place in a Global Race.pdf

This Communication highlights the strategic nature of High-Performance Computing (HPC) as a crucial asset for the EU's innovation capacity, and calls on Member States, industry and the scientific...

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

Implementation of the Action Plan for the European High-Performance Computing strategy.pdf

Accompanying the document: Communication From The Commission To The European Parliament, The Council, The European Economic And Social Committee And The Committee Of The Regions - European Cloud...

Advancing Europe’s digital future.pdf

Digital Headlines. Europe has all the assets to succeed if it takes the necessary measures:; Complete the Digital Single Market; Invest in world-class data economy infrastructure; Invest in very...

High Performance Computing in the EU - Progress on the Implementation of the European HPC Strategy.pdf

Final Report A study prepared for the European Commission DG Communications Networks, Content & Technology. This study was carried out for the European Commission by IDC. ISBN number 978-92-79-49475-8

Horizon 2020 Monitoring Report 2014.pdf

This first Annual Monitoring Report focuses on the implementation of the Work Programme 2014-2015, which was adopted in December 2013. It covers 58 calls within the Horizon 2020 Work Programme and...

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...