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High-Performance Computing Infrastructure for South East Europe’s Research Communities

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HP-SEE, High-Performance Computing Infrastructure for South East Europe’s Research Communities will link existing and upcoming HPC facilities in South East Europe in a common infrastructure, and it will provide operational solutions for it. As a complementary action, the project will establish and maintain a GÉANT link for Southern Caucasus. The initiative will open the South East European HPC infrastructure to a wide range of new user communities, including those of less-resourced countries, fostering collaboration and providing advanced capabilities to researchers, with an emphasis on strategic groups in computational physics, computational chemistry and life sciences. HP-SEE receives EC support through FP7 under the "Research Infrastructures" action.

The HP-SEE initiative builds on the lasting cooperation in the SEE region, embodied in a number of eInfrastructure EC-funded initiatives, aiming at equal participation of less-resourced countries of the region in European trends. The SEEREN initiative established a regional network and the SEE-GRID initiative the regional Grid, while BSI project has established GÉANT link to Caucasus. The SEE-LIGHT project is working towards establishing a dark-fibre backbone that will interconnect most National Research and Education Networks in the Balkan region.

HP-SEE aspires to contribute to the stabilisation and development of South-East Europe, by overcoming fragmentation in Europe and stimulating eInfrastructure development and adoption by new virtual research communities, thus enabling collaborative high-quality research across a spectrum of scientific fields.

Source: http://www.hp-see.eu/

Project type
  • FP7
  • SEE Programme
Country of the coordinating institution
Greece
Contact details
E-Mail: hp-see-pmo@hp-see.eu
Phone:+30 210 7475283
Fax:+30 210 7474490
Address:HP_SEE Project Management Office
56 Mesogion Av
GR 115 27
City:Athens
Country:Greece
Acronym
HP-SEE
Geographical focus
  • SEE
Scientific focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
Runtime
Project start: September 2010
Runtime: unknown

Entry created by Ivan Zupan on April 29, 2014
Modified on May 5, 2014