11:00 - 12:00



Machine learning, high performance data analytics, virtual simulations, deep learning, and so on: high performance computing (HPC) can help generate new business value by unlocking the power of data and allow research the leap forward. Join the HPC Thursdays webinars to learn more about how you can benefit from Luxembourg’s HPC infrastructure and what support you can count on to launch your own projects.

Make HPC accessible to all companies and researchers in a wide range of sectors: this is the objective of the National Competence Centre in High Performance Computing. The partners behind the centre – Luxinnovation, LuxProvide and the University of Luxembourg – are launching HPC Thursdays to provide an insight into why HPC is relevant and useful for businesses & research, and how it can be used. The webinars will provide concrete examples of use cases in different sectors and introduce you to the experts who can help you get your own projects off the ground.

7. HPC for Digital history & Public administration

This webinar is the seventh session of the HPC Thursdays series. It will present two HPC use case examples:

  • one from the social sciences and humanities, a more unconventional domain of HPC application; in particular, HPC for digital history. This example highlights the transversal application of HPC to all domains, not only to the usual suspected “techy” disciplines. Lars Wieneke, head of digital research infrastructure at Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History, University of Luxembourg, will present how HPC is used for digital history.
  • The second example comes from Austria and it is about HPC applied to the public administration. This HPC use case application is part of a bigger digitalisation project called BRISE. The aim of the project is to fully digitalise the building permit process from application to approval, primarily with a view to reducing the time required to issue a permit up to 50%. Allan Hanbury, Professor for Data Intelligence and Head of the E-Commerce Research Unit, Technische Universität Wien, will present this second example of HPC application

The two use cases will emphasise the crucial role of HPC for achieving the results obtained.The two use cases will emphasise the crucial role of HPC for achieving the results obtained.


We reserve the right to cancel a session if a minimum of five people are not registered. The proposed dates of the upcoming webinars are for information only. The date may change due to unforeseen circumstances. For more information, please contact


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