European HPC technology research projects
The objective of this white paper is to present the results or the on-going work of the first HPC technology projects initiated within the Horizon 2020 programme, namely within calls FET-HPC-2014, 2016 and 2017. We have also analysed the projects’ impact on the application domain. The results of these projects have been compiled (which has led to a database of project results) and analysed (with an objective to determine how their results can be re-used and what mechanisms are needed to achieve that).We have established that the FET-HPC projects have delivered a large set of IPs (intellectual property elements), which represents an important asset for the entire European HPC community. The impact of the work of the projects extends beyond the domain of technology onto applications and thus the work of the Centres of Excellence.This high-level, comprehensive analysis can be been used to:Increase the impact of the projects by creating synergies between the projects and by facilitating the reuse of project results; Understand the position of the European ecosystem in the international HPC landscape; and Provide recommendations for shaping the future R&D HPC technology programme.