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18.08.2023 - The
Summary Results of the Call for Advanced Computing Projects 3rd Edition,
2022 has been published.
19.12.2022 - Applications for types A0 - Experimental Access and A1 - Preparatory or Development Access are still open: batch B accepts applications until February 7th 2023 (1pm, Lisbon time).
29.11.2022 - Extension of the deadline for submissions of applications for access type A2 to 15 December 2022 (1pm, Lisbon time)
22.11.2022 - New information session on the 3rd edition of the competition on 30th November 2022 from 11h:30. Registrations here.
26.10.2022 - Information session on the 3rd edition of the call on 3rd November 2022 at 11h30. Registrations here.
19.10.2022 - Opening for Submissions for all typologies of Access from 25 October 2022. Applications for A2 - Project or Regular Access close at 1pm (Lisbon time) on 6 December 2022. For the remaining types, please refer to the present call.
The Foundation for Science and Technology, I. P. (FCT). manages the National Network for Advanced Computing (RNCA) and seeks to aggregate the national advanced computing resources, promoting cooperation between the various centers involved and developing national and international partnerships with other entities. Under the terms of the Regulations for Advanced Computing Projects, published under no. 10/2022 at Diário da República, the allocation of RNCA computing resources is carried out following a competitive call whose terms are published on this website.
RNCA currently incorporates 4 operational centers with the respective platforms that are part of the call resources:
The technical description of the platforms (hardware and software) can be found in the technical sheet. This edition makes available around 36 million CPU core.hours or vCPU.hours and 105 thousand GPU.hours.
|Computational Model||HPC and/or SCC||SCC or VRE|
|Duration||6 months||12 months||24 months|
|CPU core. hours||50.000||100.000||3.000.000||-|
Are beneficiaries, individually or in co-promotion:
Regarding applications from companies as beneficiaries, the advanced computing projects should:
In accordance with Articles 14 and 15 of the Advanced Computing Projects Regulations, all received applications will be treated according to the following criteria, which are densified and detailed in the evaluation guide.
Applications must be submitted in English and on the appropriate electronic form. More information on the sidebar under Where to Apply, Important Dates and Timetable.
The maximum limit of applications per Principal Investigator (IR) or co-Principal Investigator (co-IR) is as follows:
Information about applications can be requested through the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org