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Call for Advanced Computing Projects

Call for Advanced Computing Projects

FCT, through its FCCN Unit, has opened until 31 May 2023, the application period for the last round of projects in the scope of Call for Advanced Computing Projects, for typology A0 Experimental Access and for typology A1 Preparatory Access or Development.

On 16 May at 11.30am, an online session will be held for technical support for applications of types A0 and A1, aimed at users with or without experience who wish to apply to this Call. Registration is mandatory and free of charge at CPCA Info Session registration - National Network for Advanced Computing (

This Call aims to consolidate and strengthen the national technological and scientific system through Advanced Computing resources for Research and Innovation, in collaboration with four operational centers - Minho Advanced Computing Centre (MACC), Advanced Computing Laboratory of Coimbra University (LCA-UC), High Performance Computing of Évora University (HPC-UÉ) and National Infrastructure for Distributed Computing (INCD).

The National Network for Advanced Computing (RNCA), managed by FCT, seeks to aggregate national resources of advanced computing, promoting cooperation among the various centers involved and developing national and international partnerships with other entities.

The editions of this Call have so far made available more than 100 million CPU core.hours or vCPU.hours on RNCA platforms. There are more than 50 scientific publications and 60 Master's or Doctoral theses associated with projects approved under these Calls.