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University of Hull supercomputer supports global COVID-19 research

04 June 2020

A £2 million-pound high-performance computing (HPC) system at the University of Hull is playing a crucial role in enabling COVID-19 research

AMD COVID-19 HPC Fund delivers supercomputing to researchers

02 June 2020

AMD and Penguin Computing have donated systems totalling seven petaflops of compute power to researchers as part of the AMD HPC Fund for COVID-19 research.

Air Flow Simulation reduces COVID-19 propagation risk

21 May 2020

Airflow simulation software from Dassault Systèmes was recently used for a collaborative project to reduce the risk of virus propagation inside the St Francis Hospital in Marange-Silvange in northeastern France

CLOUD at CERN reveals a new mechanism behind urban smog

21 May 2020

CERN has announced that its CLOUD collaboration has revealed a new mechanism that drives winter smog episodes in cities

Optibrium adopts cheminformatics toolkits from OpenEye Scientific

12 May 2020

Optibrium and OpenEye Scientific (OpenEye), have announced integration between their two software platforms to provide scientists with new added funcionality for small molecule drug discovery

Hyperion report highlights costs of HPC storage

07 May 2020

A research report from Hyperion Research, commissioned by Panasas, has found that that total cost of ownership (TCO) is rising as a top criterion for purchasing high-performance computing (HPC) storage systems.

NERSC finalises supercomputer contract

06 May 2020

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), the mission high-performance computing facility for the US Department of Energy’s Office of Science, has moved another step closer to making Perlmutter — its next-generation GPU-accelerated supercomputer — available to the science community in 2020.

PRACE awards 195 Million core hours to further research into SARS-CoV-2

28 April 2020

PRACE is joining the battle against COVID-19 by providing 195 000 000 core hours – to the first ten research projects awarded under the Fast Track Call for Proposals to support the mitigation of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Transforming a clinical lab into a COVID-19 ready lab

22 April 2020

L7 Informatics and Contamination Source Identification (CSI) have announced a partnership to accelerate the implementation of testing for COVID-19 patient screening

Upgrades for LLNL supercomputer aid COVID-19 research

22 April 2020

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will get an upgrade to its Corona supercomputer through an agreement with Penguin Computing and AMD that is expected to nearly double the system’s peak compute power

Elsevier and ExactCure reviewing 20 approved drugs for COVID-19 therapies

16 April 2020

Elsevier and ExactCure have announced a new collaboration aimed at developing personalised model simulations that will improve the dosing of COVID-19 related therapies

Google Cloud announces support for COVID-19 research

15 April 2020

In a recent blog post, Google Cloud outlined the steps the company is taking to help researchers to understand more about the novel coronavirus

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