Following a call for applications launched by GENCI to the various Thematic Committees representing the users disciplines, 30 Grand Challenges projects (18 in digital simulation and 12 in artificial intelligence) were selected and shared the supercomputer mainly between July 2019 and April 2020. 


A brochure "IDRIS 2020 Grand Challenges" was published on this occasion, presenting all the projects that participated in these Grand Challenges. 

Jean Zay 2020 Grand Challenges brochure


A second phase of Grand Challenges is currently underway as part of the implementation of the Jean Zay extension. 16 projects have been selected to be executed between September 2020 and April 2021.