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
“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”.
Director at BSC