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EC: invest €1 bilion in world-class European supercomputers
15 October 2018

The Council of Ministers officially backed the Commission's plans to invest jointly with the Member States in building a world-class European supercomputing infrastructure. Supercomputers are needed to process ever larger amounts of data. They bring benefits to society in many areas, from health care and renewable energy to car safety and cybersecurity

Akamai Co-Founder Dr. Tom Leighton Wins 2018 Marconi Prize
3 October 2018

Dr. Tom Leighton ha been honored for his fundamental contributions to the technology and establishment of content delivery networks.

The National Geographic World Heritage Journeys is online
10 September 2018

Cineca has taken part in the development of the National Geographic World Heritage Journeys in Europe platform. The list of destinations, presented to the American and Chinese markets, also includes the Reggia di Caserta.

HBP School – The Brain Simulation Platform of the Human Brain Project
21 August 2018

17-21 September 2018 Palermo. This School will introduce participants to the Brain Simulation Platform of the Human Brain Project, with the main aim to train users on how to exploit the possibilities offered by the Platform to implement cellular level computational models, to use High Performance Analytics and Computing Platform systems to configure and run a simulation, and to visualise/analyse the results.

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In memory of Stefan Heinzel

The management board of Cineca and all the HPC staff feel deeply saddened about the loss Stefan Heinzel, Director of the Max Planck Computing and Data Facility, and would like to express sincere condolences to his family and MPCDF colleagues. 



OGS and Cineca drew up an agreement to implement a training program focussed on High Performance Computing (HPC) applications for Earth Sciences, the “HPC Training and Research for Earth Sciences” (HPC-TRES).

The Italian Minister of Universities and Research at Cineca

The Italian Ministrer of Education Universities and Research Ministry, participated at the ceremony of the inauguration of the Cineca new building, and of the MARCONI supercomputer.

European H2020 project: HPC-Europa3

Transnational Access Programme for a Pan-European Network of HPC Research Infrastructures and Laboratories for scientific computing (HPC-Europa3) is the new 4-years project funded by EC. HPC-Europa3 aims at maintaining the persistency of a high quality service of transnational access to the most advanced HPC infrastructures available in Europe for the European research science community.