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GCS is a member of the German Gauss Alliance and is hosting member of the European association PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe). Through PRACE, GCS cooperates with numerous supercomputing centres in Europe.

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The Gauß-Allianz consists of the leading German supercomputer centres. The association was founded to promote research and development in the field of HPC and to coordinate the HPC related activities in Germany. A further important goal is to increase the visibility on an international level by bundling the expertise of the participating centres. GCS has been a founding member of the Gauß-Allianz.

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The mission of PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) is to enable high impact scientific discovery and engineering research and development across all disciplines to enhance European competitiveness for the benefit of society. PRACE seeks to realize this mission by offering world class computing and data management resources and services through a peer review process. GCS is a hosting member of PRACE. More: PRACE …

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European Partners

GCS is one of Europe’s major promotors of HPC on a European level. GCS cooperates with numerous European supercomputer centers.