• About PRACE

  • The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an international non-profit association with its seat in Brussels. The PRACE Research Infrastructure provides a persistent world-class high performance computing service for scientists and researchers from academia and industry in Europe. The computer systems and their operations accessible through PRACE are provided by 5 PRACE members (BSC representing Spain, CINECA representing Italy, CSCS representing Switzerland, GCS representing Germany and GENCI representing France). The Implementation Phase of PRACE receives funding from the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement RI-312763 and from the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (2014-2020) under grant agreement 653838.

  • PRACE 2: growth in capacity for growth in excellence (About PRACE)

    At the occasion of the 25th PRACE Council Meeting in Amsterdam, the PRACE Members ratified a Resolution to proceed with the second phase of their Partnership: PRACE 2. The PRACE 2 programme defines the second period of PRACE from 2017 to 2020. With this agreement, PRACE will strengthen Europe’s position as world-class scientific supercomputing provider, a technology considered a key enabler for knowledge development, scientific research, big data analytics, solving global and societal challenges, and European industrial competitiveness.

  • Statistics (About PRACE)

    The Council of PRACE has unanimously approved the publication of various PRACE user statistics. The tables and graphs below represent the awarded projects per country, and the awarded hours per country. PRACE will update these statistics periodically, adding information on each successive Call for Proposals as it becomes available.

    Last update: May 2013


    The following set of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), approved by the PRACE Council in 2014, allow for a deeper analysis and evaluation of PRACE’s achievements and successes.

  • Collaborations (About PRACE)

    PRACE Collaborations At European and international level PRACE strives to establish an HPC ecosystem. Part of this work is to establish networks and co-operations with other scientific, research, industrial and HPC-related projects, programmes and organisations. Below are the current collaborations that PRACE is engaged in. PRACE has a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with: GÉANT  – […]

  • How to become a member (Members)

    If your organisation wants to become a Member of PRACE, please contact the PRACE Board of Directors: bod (at) prace-ri.eu

  • Updates of Member Systems (Members)

    This page was created in reply to the PRACE Council Action 2012-07-1: BoD should compile the new systems installed by all members and publish this continuously in the PRACE website.

    PRACE Members are invited to send information on their new systems as soon as it becomes available to:

    Marjolein Oorsprong
    Communications Officer
    PRACE aisbl
    Rue du Trône 98
    1050 Bruxelles, BELGIUM
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    E-mail: M.Oorsprong[at]staff.prace-ri.eu