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Call for proposals for 7th PRACE Project Acess

PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) is a Research Infrastructure that allows researchers from across Europe to apply for time on high-performance computers from a series of hosting nations via a central peer review process.

The PRACE 7th Project Access Call for Proposals is now open from February 13 to March 26.

The entire PRACE Tier-0 Research Infrastructure is available:

JUQUEEN (GCS@Jülich, Germany)
MareNostrum (BSC, Spain)
SuperMUC (GCS@LRZ, Germany)

Allocations will be for 1 year starting from early September, 2013 intended to individual researchers as well as multi-national research groups, asking for resources on a single or multiple machines.

The 7th Call is open to academia and industry under specific mandatory conditions including that access is devoted solely for open R&D research purposes. Please carefully check the full eligibility criteria listed in the text of the call for proposals.

All applications whether submitted by academia or by commercial companies will be evaluated against the highest peer-review standards. Applicatiosn must demonstrate scientific excellence, include elements of novelty, transformative aspects and have a
recognised scientific impact.

The PRACE 7th Call for Proposals can be found on the PRACE website:

Keep in mind the following important dates related to this Call:


  • Opening date: February 13, 2013
  • Closing date: March 26, 12:00 CET noon - Brussels time
  • Allocation for 12 months
  • Starting date of awarded proposals: September 3, 2012

For any queries related to applications please contact:

AK, 2013-02-14