HPCN Strategy Confirmed for 2012-2016
July 15, 2011
July 8, 2011 - ETH Board resolved to continue the national HPCN strategy with the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) at the ETH Zurich in Ticino for the years 2012-2016.
Additional resources demanded for the implementation of the strategic plan
The focus will be on further investments in a high-performance computer as a flagship machine and the clear establishment of the CSCS as a user laboratory for the education and research landscape and its most demanding projects.
As to the large-scale projects, the ETH Board intends to implement the projects stipulated in its strategic plan for 2012-2016, provided that it receives adequate funds for that period. This includes High-Performance Computing and Networking (HPCN) at the ETH Zurich, the X-ray free electron laser Swiss-FEL at the PSI and the neuroinformatics project Blue Brain at the EPFL.