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13 February 2017

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences research and development, has appointed an advisory board to guide its strategy.

13 February 2017

As part of its continued expansion into the US market Qlucore has announced the appointment of a new sales manager for the mid-Atlantic region, Beth Repetti.

07 February 2017

Supermicro, a provider of compute, storage and networking technologies has announced the deployment of its disaggregated MicroBlade systems at one of the world’s highest density and energy efficient data centres.

07 February 2017

Today the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a nonprofit genomics and genetics research institute, has been awarded a four-year, $6.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the next phase of the Encyclopaedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Project, a fundamental genomics resource used by many scientists to study human health and disease.

07 February 2017

Researchers at Land Rover BAR are hoping that their latest entry for the America’s Cup will have the edge over the competition thanks to a rigorous modelling and simulation programme managed using Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software.

06 February 2017

Autoscribe Informatics has announced that the biorepository at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital has deployed a Matrix Gemini laboratory information management system (LIMS).

06 February 2017

In a recent editorial, Nature Geoscience has highlighted the work of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center on a simulation code called CALIOPE, which provides 48-hour air quality forecasts for Spain and Europe. The piece, published at the begging of February, highlights the health problems associated with air pollution which not only affects developing countries but many of the world's major cities.

06 February 2017

Hexagon, a provider of IT services that drive productivity for geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire MSC Software

31 January 2017

Altair has announced that it will increase the simulation capabilities of its HyperWorks software portfolio with the addition of SantosHuman’s Santos Pro to its Altair Partner Alliance

23 January 2017

Informatics software provider Dotmatics has announced a strategic partnership with 3E Company, a provider of environmental health and safety, compliance, and information management services

20 January 2017

Digital services company Atos UK&I has announced a collaboration with the the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree Centre which includes the purchase of the first Bull sequana X1000 supercomputer system in the UK and one of the most powerful in the world.

19 January 2017

The GW4 Alliance, together with Cray and the UK Met Office, has been awarded £3m by EPSRC to deliver a new Tier 2 HPC service for UK-based scientists

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Robert Roe investigates some of the European projects focusing on preparing today’s supercomputers and HPC programmers for exascale HPC

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The Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC) at Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany has been operating supercomputers of the highest performance class since 1987. Tim Gillett talks to Norbert Attig and Thomas Eickermann

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Gemma Church investigates how simulation and modelling de-risks the detection and extraction of geothermal energy resources

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Robert Roe investigates the importance of upgrading legacy laboratory informatics systems and the benefits this provides to scientists