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Toward the European Exascale Ecosystem

15 October 2020
The award for the procurement of the Leonardo supercomputer is going to be announced

Following the Kick-off meeting of the initiative, held at SISSA last January, the path toward one of the most powerful supercomputers continues on: The EuroHPC Joint Undertaking, the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research and Cineca will announce on 15 Oct at 5pm CET the vendor who has been awarded the procurement contract of Leonardo, one of the European Precursors to Exascale Supercomputers.

Funded by the European Commission (EuroHPC JU) and the Ministry of the University and Research, conceived and managed by the Cineca Interuniversity Consortium in collaboration with the INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics and SISSA, Leonardo will be one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, able to project Italy towards the exascale class of high performance computing for research and innovation.

Find out more and join the virtual press conference here