GENCI in a few words

GENCI, Grand Equipement National de Calcul Intensif, is a legal entity taking the form of a «société civile» under French law, owned for 49 % by the French State represented by the Ministry for Higher Education and Research, for 20 % by CEA, 20 % by CNRS, 10 % by the Universities and 1% by INRIA.

Created in 2007, GENCI has the following missions: 
- Implement and ensure the coordination of the major equipments of the national HPC centres, by providing funding and by assuming ownership 
- Promote the organization of an European HPC area and participate to its achievements; GENCI is the french representative in PRACE 
- Set up R&D collaborations in order to optimize HPC facilities and to anticipate novel technologies 
- Promote simulation and high performance computing in both fundamental and industrial research

See online GENCI annual report 2009 (french version)

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