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Annual report 2019

Each year since 2010, GENCI is publishing an annual report presenting the key events of the past year and some of the main results of the year achieved by researchers or industrials with direct positive effects in the scientific, economic and social fields.

GENCI, CEA, CPU and Atos arm European scientists against COVID19 with HPC facilities.

Paris, April 20, 2020 – Two of the most powerful supercomputers in France, Joliot-Curie, operated at the CEA’s supercomputing center (TGCC), and Occigen, operated at CPU’s supercomputing center (CINES), are providing urgent computing access to large computer resources to European research teams involved in the fight against COVID-19. The aim is to perform epidemiological studies of COVID-19 virus...

HPC Researchers Battle Against COVID-19 on Jean Zay Supercomputer

Sorbonne Université in Paris allies with several computational scientists in France and across the globe to study the molecular structure of #COVID19 in collaboration with Institut Pasteur, a world leading institute in emerging infectious diseases. Jean-Philip Piquemal is collaborating with several computational scientists in France and across the globe to study the molecular structure of COVID19.

CEA Researchers using PRACE resources receive HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice – Best Use of HPC in Life Sciences award

The distinguished HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Award, in the category Best Use of HPC in Life Sciences was presented to PRACE, CEA and GENCI at the 2019 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC19), in Denver, Colorado. Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publisher of HPCwire, personally handed over the award to representatives from...

TOP500: GENCI and Atos announce first supercomputer installed worldwide with next-generation AMD EPYC processors

GENCI and Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announce that the latest extension of its Joliot-Curie supercomputer, installed by Atos and administered by the CEA teams at its TGCC (Very Large Computing Centre), and based on Atos’ record-breaking BullSequana XH2000 solution, is now live. It is the first operational supercomputer worldwide to include the AMD next-generation EPYC...

GENCI to deploy new strategic plan 2019-2023

GENCI Strategic Plan unveils the next major orientations of the Very Large Computing Research Infrastructure for the years to come. It highlights several issues at the heart of GENCI's concerns, including the convergence of HPC with artificial intelligence and, more generally, aims to put the acquisition of an exascale machine at the centre within the framework of the European dynamic driven by...