September 21st, 2016

Venue: Sala Àgora, UPC, Campus Nord, Barcelona

Catalan HUB to promote the use of High Performance Computing (HPC) at the industry


This workshop is part of the European project STIMULI, which aims at developing a feasibility study for the creation of a Catalan hub that will promote the use of HPC cloud-based modelling and simulation services.

During the workshop, the initial proposals and results will be presented. Also, round tables will be created to discuss the strategic plan and the business model developed in order to ensure that this new HUB provides and covers the regional industrial needs on HPC.


9:00 – 9:15 h Welcome

9:15 – 9:45 h Presentation of the STIMULI project

9:45- 10:00 h Presentation of the workshop methodology

10:00 – 10:45 h Ideas generation (Part 1)

Division of the participants in groups and discussion of the following topics:

  • (1) Establishment of a “Marketplace” for HPC projects
  • (2) Promotion and dissemination activities to raise industry awareness
  • (3) Assessment service in HPC technologies
  • (4) Development of collaborative R+D+i projects
  • (5) HUB business model

10:45 – 11: 15 h Coffe break

11:15 – 12:15 h  Ideas generation (Part 2)

12:15 – 12:30 h Conclusions

12:30 – 13:00 h Visit to MareNostrum


Organizers: Eurecat, i2cat i BSC

eurecat    Imagen1   bsc

Funded by the European Union