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ISC’24: PSNC systems again in the IO500 ranking

The HPC data storage system at the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center has again been highly ranked in the prestigious IO500 competition held during the ISC High Performance 2024 conference. The system took 8th place in the ’10 Node Production List’ category, in which it was listed for the first time, and 14th place in the ‘Production List’ category, in which the PSNC system has been present since 2023.

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PSNC and ORCA Computing Announce Collaboration with NVIDIA to Accelerate the Development of Hybrid Quantum Classical High-Performance Computing

Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC) and ORCA Computing announced a collaboration with NVIDIA, to accelerate the development of hybrid quantum-classical approaches. Recognizing the necessity of hybrid computing to unlock the full potential of quantum computing, by utilizing real-world, hands-on use cases, this collaboration represents a milestone in revolutionizing various fields such as biology, chemistry, and key industry applications.

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Polish HPC installations from PRACE-LAB and PRACE-LAB2 projects on the TOP500 list

During this year’s ISC High Performance 2024, the largest HPC conference in Europe, which takes place from 13 to 16 May in Hamburg, Germany, the latest TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers was announced. The list includes the fastest computing systems from the PRACE-LAB and PRACE-LAB2 projects. Two of them are systems from the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center.

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AI4Youth and SUCCESS projects on the UNESCO list

AI4Youth and SUCCESS – two international educational initiatives involving the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center – have been included in the UNESCO-UNEVOC list of Innovative and Promising Practices in TVET. TVET is a centre for technical and vocational education and training designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.

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PSNC joined the E-RIHS PL Consortium

The Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Centre has joined the Polish Consortium for Research on Cultural Heritage ERIHS PL. The aim of the Consortium is to increase knowledge of the properties and methods of conservation of materials that make up historical objects. PSNC joined it by supporting the structures with its knowledge and experience in the field of digitisation and digitisation of collections of culture, art and national heritage.

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AI4EOSC 1 is out! A new toolbox for developing and running AI models in the EOSC

AI4EOSC, a cutting-edge initiative at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), is releasing the first version of the AI4EOSC platform and the AI4OS software stack which powers it. AI4EOSC provides a user-friendly workbench and toolbox for developing and running AI models, tightly integrated with the EOSC, now available for new users.

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eDWIN takes part in a prestigious competition: we invite you to vote

The eDWIN platform, developed in cooperation between the Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center and the Wielkopolska Agricultural Advisory Center, has a chance to be recognised in the prestigious international WSIS competition, which selects projects and information and communication technologies to support sustainable development. The eDWIN platform has been nominated in the e-Agriculture category.

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Creating a modern online platform for young athletes

“Development of e-services to improve physical fitness, health awareness and stress resistance among young people” is a project that will create a modern online platform dedicated to young athletes, facilitating access to training and promoting an active lifestyle. The project is coordinated by the Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center, while the partners include Koszykarski Klub Sportowy Basket Poznań and KKS Sporty Walki.

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Announcement of the new map of NATO Defence Innovation Accelerators under the DIANA programme

On 14 March 2024, a new map of test and accelerator areas under the NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) programme was announced. The PSNC AerospaceLab in Kąkolewo is one of dozens of locations already selected in the North Atlantic Alliance for test centres (DIANA Test Centres). A new Polish contribution to the programme is the AGH University of Krakow, which together with the Krakow Technology Park will jointly run a branch of the NATO Defence Innovation Accelerator (Krakow DIANA Accelerator).

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