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Big National Equipment Intensive Computing (GENCI)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
Grand Equipement National de Calcul Intensif (GENCI)
Location
12 rue de l'Eglise, PARIS, PO: 75015, France (France)
Structure
Type Of RI
Distributed
Coordinating Country
France
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 2007
Scientific Description
Since its creation in 2007 by the Public authorities, GENCI is working to increase the use of numerical simulation and high performance computing (HPC) for boosting competitiveness within the French economy, across all scientific and industrial fields.GENCI’s role is to implement the national strategy for equiping in HPC resources the three national computing centres and making the systems available for French researchers; to support the creation of an integrated European high performance computing ecosystem; to work to promote numerical simulation and high performance computing within the academic and industrial communities.GENCI is a “civil company” (société civile) under the French law, and 49% owned by the State, represented by the ministère en charge de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la recherche, 20% by the CEA, 20% by the CNRS, 10% by the Universities, which are represented by the Conférence des présidents d’Université, and 1% by Inria.GENCI has an annual budget of €30 million.

RI Keywords
Interdisciplinarity, E-Infrastructures, HPC, Big Data, High performance computing, Societal challenge, Computational science, Industry competitiveness, Innovation
Classifications
RI Category
Software Service Facilities
Distributed Computing Facilities
Research Data Service Facilities
Centralised Computing Facilities
Scientific Domain
Biological and Medical Sciences
Social Sciences
Humanities and Arts
Engineering and Energy
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Chemistry and Material Sciences
Information Science and Technology
ESFRI Domain
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Services
Computational Resources

http://www.genci.fr/fr/node/332.

Equipment
IDRIS

Institut du développement et des ressources en informatique Scientifique. http://www.idris.fr.

CINES

Centre Informatique National de l’Enseignement Supérieur.http://www.cines.fr.

TGCC

Curie et CCRT. http://www-hpc.cea.fr/fr/complexe/tgcc.htm.

Collaborations
Networks
PRACE
Date of last update: 04/09/2018
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