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Supercomputers are the fastest computers in the world. As a rule of thumb, a supercomputer is a system in the  TOP500  list of supercomputers

In e-Infrastructures, for science there are in Europe universtities and research organisations owning supercomputers.

On a European scale there are several organisations active:

  • PRACE provides transnational  access to a number of supercomputers
  • ETP4HPC combines a number of HPC actors in Europe
  • There are several large and small EC co-funded projects

 

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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 Horizon 2020 work programme 2014-2015 are helping researchers tackle the challenges posed by one specific societal challenge.
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