You are here

PRACE Partners launch Pre-Commercial Procurement

20 November 2013

PRACE Partners launch Pre-Commercial Procurement: Whole-System Design for Energy Efficient HPC

The mission of PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) is to enable high impact scientific discovery and engineering research and development across all disciplines to enhance European competitiveness for the benefit of society. PRACE seeks to realize this mission by offering world class computing and has a strong interest in improving energy efficiency of computing systems and reducing their environmental impact.

This PCP will be a multi-country and multi-partner joint effort, implemented by a consortium composed of several partners of PRACE (CINECA (Italy) acting as the Procuring Entity; CSC (Finland); EPCC (UK); JSC (Germany); and GENCI (France)) in the context of PRACE’s 3rd Implementation Project (PRACE-3IP) together with PRACE AISBL as observer and advisory entity.

Tenderers are invited to bid for the provision of research and development services that seek solutions for Whole-System Design for Energy Efficient HPC.

The Tender Specifications can be found here:

•    EC TED website:
•    PCP tender website:

For questions, please use the contacts provided on those pages

.