Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE 5th Implementation Phase Project)

Project value: 15.900.000,00€
Project duration: 01.01.2017 - 30.04.2019
Link to project: Project website
Responsible person: Janez Povh PhD.


The objectives of PRACE-5IP are to build on and seamlessly continue the successes of PRACE and start new innovative and collaborative activities proposed by the consortium. These include: assisting the transition to PRACE2 including ananalysis of TransNational Access; strengthening the internationally recognised PRACE brand; continuing and extend advanced training which so far provided more than 18 800 persontraining days; preparing strategies and best practices towards Exascale computing; coordinating and enhancing the operation of the multi-tier HPC systems and services; supporting users to exploit massively parallel systems and novel architectures.

Project Partners

  • Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH,
  • Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) e.V.,
  • Grand Equipement National pour le Calcul Intensif,
  • The University of Edinburgh,
  • Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputacion,
  • CSC-Tieteen Tietotekniikan Keskus OY,
  • Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich,
  • SURFsara BV,
  • Uppsala universitet (SNIC),
  • Consorzio Interuniversitario CINECA,
  • Instytut Chemii Bioorganicznej Polskiej Akademii Nauk,
  • UNINETT Sigma2 AS,
  • Greek Research and Technology Network S.A.,
  • Universidade de Coimbra,
  • National University of Ireland, Galway,
  • Istanbul Teknik Universitesi,
  • The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center,
  • Association "National Centre for Supercomputing Applications”,
  • Vysoka Skola Banska - Technicka Univerzita Ostrava,
  • Governmental Information Technology Development Agency,
  • Københavns Universitet,
  • Inter University Computation Centre,
  • Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe aisbl,
  • (25)    Vypoctove stredisko Slovenskej akademie vied,
  • (26)    Centre de Recherche en Aéronautique ASBL.