The objective of the event is to allow the consortia currently preparing proposals for EINFRA-12-2017 to present their concepts and get additional input from potential partners. The event is organised in Amsterdam on the 19th of January 2017 in combination with the Kick-off Meeting of the EOSC Pilot project aiming to support the first development phase of the European Open Science Cloud, and which will take place on January 17 and 18 in the same location.
A call for expression of interest has been published on platform Digital4Science to identify the consortia willing to present their proposal concept and is accessible from:
The first FAQ about the WP 2016-2017 are now available online, on: http://www.rich2020.eu/faq
The questions have been prepared by the National Contact Points for the Research Infrastructures programme, including, among others, the knowledge gained during the official EU information day, held in Brussels, on 28 October 2015.
The consolidated answers are clustered into groups: one concerning all calls in the section “general” and one for the RIs call in Work Programme 2015-2016 (INFRADEV, INFRAIA, EINFRA and INFRAINNOV).
The FAQs are regulalry updated.
Barcelona Supercomputing Center-Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the national supercomputing centre in Spain. It specialises in high performance computing (HPC) and manage MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, located in the Torre Girona chapel. BSC is at the service of the international scientific community and of industry that requires HPC resources. The multidisciplinary research team and computational facilities –including MareNostrum– make BSC an international centre of excellence in e-Science. Since its establishment in 2005, BSC has developed an active role in fostering HPC in Spain and Europe as an essential tool for international competitiveness in science and engineering. The centre manages the Red Española de Supercomputación (RES), and is a hosting member of the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) initiative.