PRACE Project Access 4th call for proposals for Tier-0 and Synchronized Call for Tier-1

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PRACE Project Access 4th call for proposals for Tier-0 and Synchronized
 Call for Tier-1
 Opening date: 2nd November 2011 Closing date: 10th January 2012, 1600
 CEST Start date: 1st May 2012 Allocation period: 1 year Type of access:
 Project access
 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. This call is the fourth PRACE-RI Regular
 call for Project access, inviting applications for high-end (Tier-0)
 computing resources to carry out projects which have high scientific
 quality and impact. Allocation will be for 1 year starting from 1st May
 The call also invites proposals for project access to Tier-1 resources,
 via DECI, the Distributed European Computing Initiative, providing
 single project cross-national access to national (Tier-1)
 HPC-resources. The DECI call is synchronized in preparation for future
 integrated calls for Tier-0 and Tier-1 resources. The DECI Call, its
 processes, the procedures and mechanisms are explained in detail in
 section  DECI Call .
 The deadline for submission of proposals both for Tier-0 and for Tier-1
 is 10th January 2012 at 1600 CET.
 The full call for proposals can be found at
 Download DECI proposal form at
 Tier-0 machines available
 * IBM Blue Gene/P  JUGENE  (GCS at Juelich, Germany)
 * Bull BULL Bullx cluster  CURIE  (GENCI at CEA, France)
 * Cray XE6  HERMIT  (GCS at HLRS, Germany)
 * SuperMUC (GCS at LRZ, Germany)
 * MareNostrum (BSC, Spain)
 * FERMI (CINECA, Italy)
 Tier-1 machines available
 * IBM Blue Gene/P, Cray XT and XE, IBM Power 6, range of large clusters
 including GPU resources made available from Finland, France, Germany,
 Ireland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, The Netherlands, Serbia, Switzerland,
 Turkey, and United Kingdom.
 * For queries related to Tier-0 peer review please contact: peer-review
 * For queries related to Tier-1 applications please contact:
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