Presentation of the "Minho Manifesto" to the European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
This Friday, June 18, at the University of Minho in Guimarães, the Minho Manifesto on European HPC for Science and Innovation will be presented during the High-Level Round Table "High-Performance Computing for Science and Innovation - Bringing together the new five European HPC petascale systems", a meeting that will take place from 8:45 a.m. onwards in the scope of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The event will be attended by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor; the Minister for Education, Research and Innovation of Slovenia, Simona Kustec; the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel; Portuguese MEPs Maria Manuel Leitão Marques and Graça Carvalho and several scientific and business leaders, along with the heads of the five new High-Performance Computing (HPC) systems installed in Portugal, Slovenia, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Luxembourg.
The "Minho Manifesto on European HPC for Science and Innovation" foresees the creation of a collaborative European network in order to promote research and innovation through high performance computing.
This is an important milestone in the Portuguese EU Presidency that will enable the development of an integrated European infrastructure that is fundamental for the digital and environmental transitions.