PRACE 22nd Call for Proposals for Project Access

Type of Access: Project Access

Opening Date: 01/09/2020 @ 12:47

Closing Date: 27/10/2020 @ 10:00 Brussels Time

Time until call closes: Call is now closed

THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL APPLICANTS.

Full Call Details:


The new PRACE submission portal is available here.

Applicants’ reply to scientific reviews: Mid-January 2021
Submission of Progress Reports (Multi-year Projects) / Final Reports (Single-year Projects): 03 December 2020 @ 10:00 CEST
Communication of allocation decision: End of March 2021
Allocation period for awarded proposals: 01/04/2021 – 31/03/2022
Type of Access (*): Single-year Project Access and Multi-year Project Access

(*) All proposals consist of 2 parts: An online form and the ‘Project scope and plan’. Please note that if you wish to continue work on a project that has finished or is ongoing, a new proposal (i.e. a continuation proposal) needs to be submitted in addition to a final/progress report.

Industry Access: Call 22 offers Principal Investigators from industry the possibility to apply for Single-year access to a special Industry Track which prioritises 10% of the total resources available (see Section 3.1.2 – Eligibility criteria for commercial companies in Call 22 “Terms of Reference” document).

The computer systems (called Tier-0 systems) and their operations that are accessible through PRACE are provided for this 22nd call by 5 PRACE hosting members: GENCI representing France, GCS representing Germany, CINECA representing Italy, BSC representing Spain and ETH Zurich / CSCS representing Switzerland.

Scientists and researchers can apply for access to PRACE resources. Industrial users can apply if they have their head offices or substantial R&D activity in Europe.

The Call is open to:
Project Access: Proposals can be based on a 12-months schedule (Single-year Projects), or, on a 24- or 36-months schedule (Multi-year Projects). The allocation of awarded resources is made 1 year at a time with provisional allocations awarded for the 2nd and 3rd year.

Additionally, the Call:

  • Reserves 0.5% of the total resources available for this call for Centres of Excellence (CoE) as selected by the European Commission under the E-INFRA-5-2015 call for pro-posals.
  • Includes an Industry Access track that prioritises 10% of the total resources available for this call for proposals for Single-year projects with a Principal Investigator from industry.

The PRACE Access Committee, composed of leading international scientists and engineers, ranks the proposals received and produces a recommendation to award PRACE resources based on scientific and technical excellence.


Call related documents
The following documents form the reference for this call:

  • The Terms of Reference can be found here.
  • The Technical Guidelines for Applicants can be found here.
  • The form for the Project Scope and Plan can be found here.
System Architecture Site
(Country)
Core Hours
(node hours)
Minimum request
(core hours)
HAWK HPE Apollo GCS@HLRS (DE) 345,6 million
(2.7 million)
100 million
Joliot-Curie KNL BULL Sequana X1000 GENCI@CEA (FR) 37.5 million
(0.6 million)
15 million
Joliot-Curie Rome BULL Sequana XH2000 GENCI@CEA (FR) 195.3 million
(1.5 million)
15 million
Joliot-Curie SKL BULL Sequana X1000 GENCI@CEA (FR) 52.9 million
(1.1 million)
15 million
JUWELS Booster BULL Sequana XH2000 GCS@JSC (DE) 35.04 million
(0.73 million)
5.76 million
Use of GPUs
JUWELS Cluster BULL Sequana X1000 GCS@JSC (DE) 70 million
(1.46 million)
35 million
Marconi100 IBM Power 9 AC922 Whiterspoon CINECA (IT) 660 million
(1.875 million)
35 million
Use of GPUs
MareNostrum 4 Lenovo System BSC (ES) 240 million
(5.0 million)
30 million
Piz Daint Cray XC50 System ETH Zurich/CSCS (CH) 510 million
(7.5 million)
68 million
Use of GPUs
SuperMUC-NG Lenovo ThinkSystem GCS@LRZ (DE) 123 million
(2.56 million)
35 million

THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL APPLICANTS.

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