HPC Updates

The Scottish Supercomputing Revolution

Scotland has long been a UK hub for cutting-edge research and technological development with high performance computing. Since the creation of the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) 25 years ago Scotland has been home to some of the UK’s most advanced HPC facilities, including the EPSRC’s Tier 1 HECToR and ARCHER. Science Scotland, a publication from

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CREST expert to present renewable energy advances at Industry Breakfast

Simon Watson, Professor of Wind Energy at the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST), will be speaking at the HPC Midlands Industry Breakfast about the dramatic advances high performance computing can provide for the renewable energy sector. “The availability of High Performance Computing (HPC) has played an important role in the development of wind energy,” said Professor

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Medilinks EM to lead Life Sciences innovation discussion

HPC Midlands, the East Midlands Regional Centre of Excellence for High Performance Computing (HPC), is proud to welcome researchers and industry representatives to learn about the power of HPC in delivering competitive advantages and connecting with collaboration, funding and innovation opportunities in the East Midlands at our Industry Breakfast on June 16th.   Life Sciences

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Funding Opportunity: £60m for Low Carbon Propulsion Technologies

Innovate UK along with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Midlands based Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) is to invest up to £60m in collaborative research and development funding to support the development of low carbon, low emission automotive propulsion technologies.  Projects must demonstrate technologies that deliver significant reductions in vehicle CO2 or

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Case Study Launched: Geodata challenge becomes essential planning tool

In partnership with HPC Midlands and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, Germany), aerial mapping company Bluesky International is exploring the power of supercomputers to process and deliver 3D images for a range of environmental applications. The collaboration has already succeeded in devising workflows to create region-wide sun shadow maps – invaluable tools when investigating

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