Instructions for PRACE applications
Instructions for application: European level projects: PRACE
Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) offers computing and data management resources and services to researchers throughout Europe, including Sweden. For instructions on how to apply for PRACE resources, see http://www.prace-ri.eu/.
Researchers interested in applying for PRACE resources are encouraged to subscribe to receive PRACE Call Alerts:
Calls for Proposals for PRACE Project Access are issued twice yearly (May and November).
The 5th call has been published. Please, see below for details and useful contact persons ready to help applicants. The deadline for submission of proposals 30st May 2012 at 1200 CEST.
5th call for proposals for Tier-0 and Tier-1 (DECI9)
Opening date: 17th April 2012
Closing date: 30st May 2012, 1200 CEST
Start date: 1st November 2012
Allocation period: year for Project Access and DECI, 1+1 year for
PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) is a Research
Infrastructure that allows researchers from across Europe to apply for
time on high-performance computers from a series of hosting nations via
a central peer review process. This call is the fourth PRACE-RI Regular
call for Project access, inviting applications for high-end (Tier-0)
computing resources as well as proposals for project access to Tier-1
resources, via DECI, the Distributed European Computing Initiative,
providing single project cross-national access to national (Tier-1)
HPC-resources. The DECI call is synchronized in preparation for
future integrated calls for Tier-0 and Tier-1 resources.
The deadline for submission of proposals 30st May 2012 at 1200 CEST.
For more information on preparation procedures please refer to:
Tier-0 machines available:
IBM Blue Gene/Q “JUQUEEN” (GCS@Jülich, Germany)
Bull Bullx cluster “CURIE” (GENCI@CEA, France)
Cray XE6 “HERMIT” (GCS@HLRS, Germany)
SuperMUC (GCS@LRZ, Germany)
MareNostrum (BSC, Spain)
FERMI (CINECA, Italy)
Tier-1 machines available:
IBM Blue Gene/Q and Blue Gene/P, Cray XT and XE, IBM Power 6, range of
large clusters including GPU resources made available from Bulgaria,
Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The
Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey
and United Kingdom.
SNIC centers are ready to assist you with application preparation. Below
you can find the direct contact points for your nearest center:
PDC - Lilit Axner lilit(at)kth.se
NSC - Chandan Basu cbasu(at)nsc.liu.se, Soon-Heum "Jeff" Ko
HPC2N - Mikael Rännar mr(at)cs.umu.se, Jerry Eriksson jerry(at)cs.umu.se
UPPMAX - Biplab Sanyal biplab.sanyal(at)fysik.uu.se, Elias Rudberg
LUNARC - Joachim Hein joachim.hein(at)math.lu.se
C3SE - Luis Fazendeiro luis.fazendeiro(at)chalmers.se