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The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU)
Call for proposalsClosed

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST for the selection of Hosting Entities for Petascale Supercomputers

The EuroHPC Joint Undertaking aims to select hosting entities for petascale supercomputers, which will be acquired by the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking.


Publication date
15 February 2019
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline date
15 April 2019, 12:00 (CEST)


All enquiries must be made by e-mail only to: EuroHPC-JUatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (EuroHPC-JU[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

Questions may be sent by to the above address no later than the 07-03-2019 - 11:00 AM Brussels time. The EuroHPC JU has no obligation to provide clarifications to questions received after this date.

Replies will be given/published no later than 14-03-2019. To ensure equal treatment of applicants, the EuroHPC JU will not give a prior opinion on the eligibility of applicants, or affiliated entity(ies), an action or specific activities.

No individual replies to questions will be sent but all questions together with the answers and other important notices will be published at regular intervals on the Questions and Answers page under the relevant call.

The Evaluation Guide to the Calls for Expression of Interest for the selection of Hosting Entities for Precursors to Exascale and for Petascale Supercomputers provides guidance how these evaluations are implemented, so that they are carried out in a coherent and consistent way by the external experts (the Evaluators) who will participate in the evaluation of the Applications.
EuroHPC Evaluation Guidelines for the selection of Hosting Entities - PDF - 889 KB

It describes the evaluation process of the Call for Expression of interest based on the selection criteria as defined in the Regulation establishing the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking. In addition it includes a description how the proposals targeting the development of an optional system on an advanced experimental platform towards exascale are evaluated. The evaluation of the latter will be based on the three standard evaluation criteria of Horizon 2020 (1. Excellence, 2. Impact, 3. Quality of the Implementation). Based on these, the Evaluators will assess during the consensus meeting of the Application whether this part of the proposal merits to receive or not financial support.

You can now register to attend the opening of applications submitted to the call for Hosting Entities for Petascale Supercomputers (23-04-2019 09:00 AM) in Luxembourg. The event is only available for applicants of the call. If you are an applicant of “Hosting Entities for Petascale Supercomputers“ call and you would like to attend, please send an email with the information of the attendants (max 2 attendants per applicant) to EuroHPC-JUatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (EuroHPC-JU[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu). We will confirm the location and exact procedure.


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CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST for the selection of Hosting Entities for Petascale Supercomputers
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Annex 1- Application form
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Annex 1a- Declaration on honour
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Annex 1b- Mandate
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Annex 2- Model Hosting Aggreement