Founded in 1991, CSCS, the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre, develops and provides the key supercomputing capabilities required to solve important problems to science and/or society. The centre enables world-class research with a scientific user lab that is available to domestic and international researchers through a transparent, peer-reviewed allocation process. CSCS's resources are open to academia, and are available as well to users from industry and the business sector. The centre is operated by ETH Zurich and is located in Lugano.
CSCS is a unit of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich). Since October 1st, 2008, CSCS has been part of the division headed by the Vice president for personnel, resources and infrastructures of ETH Zurich.
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