Wednesday, September 9, 2009

More PRACE news: Enlarging advanced computing

PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, got two new member countries as Bulgaria and Czech Republic joined the initiative on 8 September 2009.

The overall number of partners in the initiative has increased to 20 as Bulgaria and Czech Republic signed the Memorandum of Understanding on 8 September 2009 in Toulouse, France.

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Prof. Stoyan Markov - head of the National Centre for Supercomputing Applications for Bulgaria and Martin Duda - Head of Operational Programmes Centre of the VŠB -Technical University of Ostrava for the Czech Republic.

The following countries collaborate in PRACE: Germany (project coordinator), Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and UK.

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