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“Minho Manifesto” to stimulate European high-performance computing network

17 Jun · 22h00

The “Minho Manifesto on European HPC for Science and Innovation” will be presented on 18 June during the High-Level Roundtable “High-Performance Computing for Science and Innovation – Bringing together the five new European HPC petascale systems”, taking place under the scope of the Portuguese Presidency
of the Council of the European Union.

The event will begin at 08h45 (local time) at Minho University in Guimarães. Taking part will be the Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, the Slovenian Minister of Education, Science and Sport, Simona Kustec, the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture,
Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel, MEPs Maria Manuel Leitão Marques and Graça Carvalho and a number of scientific and business leaders, as well as the people responsible for 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” provides for the creation of a European collaborative network in order to promote research and innovation through high-performance computing and allow for the development of an integrated European infrastructure, which is fundamental to the green and digital transitions.

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