Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC)

Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) is the national supercomputing centre in Spain. BSC specialises in High Performance Computing (HPC) and its mission is two-fold: to provide infrastructure and supercomputing services to European scientists, and to generate knowledge and technology to transfer to business and society.

BSC is a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence and a first level hosting member of the European research infrastructure PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe). BSC also manages the Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES).

BSC is a consortium formed by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness of the Spanish Government, the Business and Knowledge Department of the Catalan Government  and the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya – BarcelonaTech.

Key Facts of BSC

49
Horizon 2020 projects awarded as of 31 December 2016.
73.2%
Ratio of funding from external, competitive sources.
217
Predoctoral and postdoctoral researchers in the institution during year 2016.
379.5
Processor computing time allocated in year 2016.

“The SO-MM programme will help us to give visibility to outstanding research and its contribution to society and to facilitate the collaboration between centers of excellence to achieve great challenges and tackle projects that require joining forces and wills”.

Mateo Valero

Mateo Valero

Director at BSC

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