Call for proposals for PRACE Preparatory Access - incl. prototype Intel MIC hybrid cluster

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Preparatory access is intended for testing and developing codes in
 order to prepare applications for PRACE Tier-0 project access. In
 particular, we would like to draw your attention to the Preparatory
 Access Type C which includes code development with support from PRACE
 experts. Further information are given on the PRACE web page: http://
 The Preparatory Access Call is a rolling call, researchers can apply
 for access all year. There are no closing dates, proposals will be
 reviewed every third month. The next cutoff date is June 3rd, 2013, 11:
 00 AM CEST.
 The systems available for Preparatory Access are:
 CURIE, BULL Bullx cluster (GENCI at CEA, France); FERMI, IBM Blue Gene/Q
 (CINECA, Italy); HERMIT, Cray XE6 (GCS at HLRS, Germany); JUQUEEN, IBM
 Blue Gene/Q (GCS at JSC, Germany); MareNostrum, IBM System X iDataplex
 (BSC, Spain); SuperMUC, IBM System X iDataplex (GCS at LRZ, Germany)
 !! Prototype systems available (2013 pilot case) !!
 EURORA, Eurotech SandyBridge+Intel MIC hybrid cluster (CINECA, Italy)
 LRZ invites all interested scientists, whose projects fit the criteria
 of the PRACE call to submit their projects. The criteria for the PRACE
 Calls as well as complete information on the PRACE machines, how to
 apply and on the PRACE peer review process can be found at
 If you need some extra information please feel free to contact PRACE
 directly via
 peer-review at
 weinberg at

 This information is also available on our web server

 Volker Weinberg

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