New UK/USA agreement will use high performance computing to boost economic competitiveness
22 May 2014
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STFC and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) in the USA will collaborate to expand industry’s use of supercomputing.

 

MOU signing by John Womersley, Chief Executive STFC and Parney Albright LLNL Director  (Credit: LLNL)

 

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) in the USA will collaborate to expand industry’s use of supercomputing to boost economic competitiveness in the two countries. The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and the U.S. Department of Energy jointly announced the collaborative agreement Thursday, August 29 in California, USA.

Chief Executive John Womersley of STFC and Lawrence Livermore (LLNL) Director Parney Albright signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at a ceremony in Livermore’s high performance computing (HPC) center that provides a vehicle for technical and business development exchanges between the HPCIC and the STFC’s Hartree Centre, which is dedicated to making HPC more accessible to British industry and academia.

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