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EuroHPC

Transnational Cooperation

EuroHPC – European High Performance Computing

EuroHPC is a Joint Technology Initiative established under Article 187 of the Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union, involving the European Commission and Member and Associated States, and supported by the European Technology Platform for High Performance Computing (ETP4HPC) and the Big Data Value Association (BDVA). EuroHPC's objective is to contribute to making the European Union a leader in high-performance computing technologies by supporting the development of exascale supercomputers.

Highlights

30.01.2022 – The 2022 work programme and the respective calls for proposals are now published:

The opening of the calls for submission of proposals is estimated on 27 January 2022. The deadline will be 06 April 2022 (17:00:00 Brussels time).

16.11.2021 - The first call for proposals for the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) regular access mode is open. The call is open to all fields of science, industry, and the public sector.
The call is continuously open with pre-defined cut-off dates (three per year) that will trigger the evaluation of the proposals submitted up to this date. The next indicative cut-off dates for proposals are:

  • 1 July 2022 – 10:00 CET
  • 7 October 2022 - 10:00 CET

More information: https://prace-ri.eu/hpc-access/eurohpc-access/

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EuroHPC Calls for Proposals

EuroHPC is launching its calls for "Innovation Actions" (IA), "Research and Innovation Actions" (RIA) and "Coordination and Support Action" (CSA) in the field of supercomputing. The evaluation process will be carried out in a single step, using an international panel of experts. More information here.

How to Apply

  • Proposals will have two levels of eligibility check: at European level, according to the eligibility rules of the European Portal; at national level, according to the funding rules of each involved agency.
  • All applicants are advised to contact their national funding agency prior to proposal submission.
  • The proposals are submitted electronically through the European Portal "Funding and tenders"
  • The participation of Portuguese entities will be regulated by the Special Grants Regulation;
  • All national entities involved in proposals selected for funding will be required to submit a Declaration of Commitment, duly signed by the responsible researcher and the legal representative of the entity. The declaration to be signed will be provided by FCT in the case of selection for funding.

Financial commitment and rules of participation

  • FCT will provide, for participation in the 2021 call, €1,050,000 of national funds through the FCT budget.
  • Total national co-funding for each national recipient entity is limited to €350,000 per entity, per proposal (i.e. several entities involved in the same proposal may request up to €350,000 each).
  • National participants must sign an Acceptance Agreement, which will be made available by FCT after the results of the calls are known, in which the conditions for national funding will be established, according to the regulations mentioned above.

National funding rates

EuroHPC tenders are co-financed by the European Commission through the EuroHPC JU, at a rate ranging from 35% to 100%.

Maximum financing duration - 36 months.

Contact

National Contact Point

Email: Concursos-EuroHPC@FCCN.PT
Tel: (351) 218 440 100
FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Unidade FCCN – Computação Científica Nacional
Av. do Brasil, 101, 1700-066 Lisboa, Portugal
www.fccn.pt