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Luxinnovation, the University of Luxembourg and LuxProvide are jointly managing the Luxembourg National Competence Centre in High-Performance Computing (HPC). Its mission is to promote the use of HPC linked to computing, data analytics or artificial intelligence by industry – in particular SMEs – academia and public administration.

What is HPC?

HPC is the ability to perform complex calculations at high speed in fields such as modelling and simulationdata analyticsmachine learning and artificial intelligence. HPC is a unique tool that helps generate business value. With the help of HPC, data are quickly interpreted, evaluated and visually projected in order to show patterns and guide researchers and engineers to better products, models or processes.

For whom is HPC?

  • industry
  • research
  • public administration

What can I do with HPC?

The benefits are numerous: more precise design of complex work pieces, reduced time-to-market, reduced materials cost, improvements in the quality features, return on investment (ROI), inability to solve the problem by any other means.

Using HPC modelling and simulation for product optimisation brings significant benefits, as prototyping is often an expensive and time-consuming process. Concrete examples of how HPC-generated simulations and visualisations can be used include, among others:

  • simulation of virtual factories and digital pilots
  • analysis and visualisation of data produced by smart manufacturing systems
  • virtual testing of safe automated driving systems
  • simulation of the binding capacities of target drug compounds in medicine
  • climate modelling to study greenhouse gas emissions reduction
  • sustainable energy modelling
  • disease prediction
  • fraud detection

See the infographic for more examples of HPC use cases by sector.

Services we offer

With Luxembourg’s new high-performance computer MeluXina, HPC is becoming more accessible than ever before. Start-ups, SMEs and larger companies as well as research organisations can run HPC workloads and take advantage of MeluXina and the HPC of the University of Luxembourg.

The Luxembourg National Competence Centre in HPC offers a wide portfolio of services to help you to set up and implement your HPC-enabled projects.

Our services

EuroCC project

The Luxembourg national competence centre in HPC has been set up in the context of the EuroCC project, which is co-funded by the EU via the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking and by the Ministry of the Economy. This European collaborative project aims to establish national HPC competence centres in 33 countries across Europe.

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Upcoming events

16 > 19 May 2022

HPCSE 2022

Onsite

organized by IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic Read more

29 May > 02 Jun 2022

ISC High Performance 2022, Germany

Hamburg (Germany) - Onsite

The event for High Performance Computing, Machine Learning and Data Analytics Read more

31 May > 02 Jun 2022

Austrian-Slovenian HPC Meeting 2022 – ASHPC22

Hybrid

The ASHPC22 – Austrian-Slovenian HPC Meeting 2022 – will take place at the Seeblickhotel Grundlsee (Austria), May 31 – June 2, 2022, and in addition will offer the possibility to participate online at this hybrid event. Read more

14 > 15 June 2022

Forum Teratec 2022

(France)

The European meeting for Experts in Digital technologies Simulation, HPC/HPDA, Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing Read more

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Latest news

Enhancing satellite communications applications with Luxembourg supercomputer

26-04-2022

Luxembourg headquartered satellite communications giant SES and the University of Luxembourg have benefitted from the supercomputer MeluXina to carry out tests to effectively optimise satellite performance and allocate spectrum for broadband satellite communications systems.
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“Making supercomputing accessible to all companies”

11-04-2022

Luxembourg’s supercomputer MeluXina is among the 40 most powerful systems in the world. It is also unique in its strong focus on value to businesses. We spoke to Senior Solution Engineer Luis Vela at LuxProvide about solutions and services available for clients that want to harness the full power of data.
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Two major events for a digital future

20-03-2022

On 31 March and 1 April, Luxinnovation is organising two major events for companies interested in digital transformation, industry 4.0 and data management.
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HPC Thursdays: The value of supercomputing

23-02-2022

Designed for newcomers to the supercomputing world, the “HPC Thursdays” webinar series provides an insight into what supercomputers can do and how any type of organisation can benefit from their use.
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