The Spanish, Italian, German and French supercomputing centers GENCI, BSC, CINECA and FZJ/JSC are inviting potentially interested suppliers to submit offers to their 73 €million joint Public Procurement of Innovative solutions for High Performance Computing (PPI4HPC). Each of the four centers is buying an innovative high performance supercomputer and/or an innovative high performance storage system to be deployed in 2019-2020. Deadline for submitting offers 9 July 2018.

Logo with coloured letters saying PPI4HPC (public procurement of innovative solutions for high performance computing)

In this 73 €million procurement, each of the four public procurers will buy an innovative high performance supercomputer and/or an innovative high performance storage system that will be integrated in their computing center. These systems are expected to be deployed in the 2019-2021 time frame. By implementing such a joint deployment roadmap, these systems will make available in a more coordinated way across Europe a large range of advanced applications including High Performance Computing applications, High Performance Data Analysis and Artificial Intelligence.