Open Information Day on Acquisitions of Supercomputers by the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking

The EuroHPC Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) is organising on open information day in Brussels on 11 March 2019. The purpose of the event is to present the upcoming supercomputer acquisitions planned by the EuroHPC JU to interested stakeholders. The event is targeting all HPC stakeholders including

  • HPC Hardware and software vendors

  • Supercomputing centres in the Union

  • HPC users from any application domain, from academia, industry or SMEs.

At the event the EuroHPC JU will present the plans to acquire precursors to exascale and petascale systems, including the timing and the selection process, as well as the HPC infrastructure roadmap until 2020.

Participants will have the opportunity to make short presentations (5’-10’) on the state-of-the-art of HPC technologies, on individual supercomputer acquisition roadmaps or on technology roadmaps.

The event will conclude with discussions on best practices and the future of supercomputing in Europe and worldwide.

The event is organised in Thon Hotel EU (Wetstraat 75, rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels). 
Hotel Reservation Webpage:

Due to limited availability of seats registration prior to the event is mandatory. There is a limit of two registrations per organisation to ensure balanced representation of all interested stakeholders.

Please note that pictures may be taken during the event for promotional purposes. Please contact the organisers should you have questions or concerns about this.


For more information on the event program and your participation in the open session, contact

For logistics related questions contact:
Marjolein Oorsprong, PRACE Communications Officer

Important dates
Registration deadline: 6 March 2019
Deadline for position presentation proposals: 4 March 2019

The organisation of this event is supported by the HPC-GIG Project, which is jointly implemented by PRACE, ETP4HPC, and GÉANT, with funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (2014-2020) under grant agreement 824151.


Thon Hotel EU
Wetstraat 75, rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels