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European Processor Initiative updates its project roadmap

09 November 2020

Despite 2020 causing the cancellation of the first-ever planned European Processor Initiative Forum, the partners have made significant progress and have updated their project plan for EPI milestones

Covid-19 highlights the need for collaborative infrastructure in pharma

05 November 2020

In a recent virtual roundtable from the Pistoia Alliance’ virtual conference week pharmaceutical organisations heard a call to action to ensure that collaboration infrastructure is improved to facilitate widespread data sharing

Synthace and Ipsen partnership aims to accelerate novel therapeutic development

05 November 2020

Synthace and Ipsen two European specialists in biopharma and integrative software are working together to advance drug discovery by reducing the cost of design, construction and screening of new compounds

PRACE awards 2.45 billion core hours for research proposals

27 October 2020

The 21st Call for Proposals for PRACE Project Access received 63 eligible proposals, of which 51 were awarded, totalling 2.45 billion core hours

Pawsey launches partner program for HPC research

27 October 2020

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre has today opened a call for submissions for a new program that will provide training and support for Australia’s research community

European consortium announces ‘the world’s fastest AI supercomputer’

16 October 2020

Leonardo, unveiled at Italy’s CINECA research centre, uses more than 14,000 Nvidia GPUs to deliver the ‘world’s most powerful AI system'

Springer Nature collaborates with the OAPEN foundation on open access (OA) toolkit for researchers

07 October 2020

Springer Nature has announced it is one of the founding members of the new OAPEN toolkit for researchers and academic book authors

Sandia partnership helps safeguard biological data

07 October 2020

A partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and the Boston firm BioBright to improve the security of synthetic biology equipment has become more relevant after the United States and others issued warnings that hackers were using the COVID-19 pandemic to increase their activities.

STFC Hartree Centre and Atos launch the Joseph Fourier prize

16 September 2020

Quantum computing project leaders are being encouraged to submit research for chance to win €10,000 as part of a new competition launched by Atos, and the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree Centre

Altair Acquires Univa

16 September 2020

Altair has announced the acquisition of Univa, a company the specialises in workload management, scheduling, and optimisation solutions for HPC and artificial intelligence (AI) on-premises and in the cloud

Nvidia to acquire Arm

14 September 2020

Nvidia has recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase UK-based chip maker Arm in a transaction valued at $40 billion

Insilico Medicine launches AI-powered tool to support COVID-19 research

08 September 2020

Insilico Medicine, a company that specialises in the development of artificial intelligence for drug discovery and development, announced the launch of a new system for COVID-19 basic and clinical research

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