Leonardo, is the new supercomputer that projects Italy towards the exascale class of high performance computing for research and innovation, conceived and managed by Cineca, it will be one of the five most powerful supercomputers in the world and will be hosted in the site made available by the Emilia-Romagna Region at the Bologna Tecnopolo.

The project for the Leonardo system was presented by Cineca representing Italy in agreement with the Ministry of Education, University and Research, the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) and the International School of Advanced Studies (SISSA) and approved by the European Joint Undertaking EuroHPC.