Ghent University engages Atos to build third Tier1 VSC supercomputer supporting research in Flanders

Paris, France Ghent, Belgium – 24 June 2020

Atos, a world wide chief in electronic transformation, announces that it has signed a six-12 months agreement for a worth of in excess of ten Million Euro with Ghent College (UGent) to provide the up coming Tier1 supercomputer for the Flemish Supercomputer Heart VSC. This supercomputer will aid researchers from tutorial study institutions, federal government and business to pace up time-consuming calculations and remedy intricate computational problems: from modeling climate and local climate modify to supporting the improvement of renewable strength and accelerating the look for for new medicine. Most drastically, supercomputers have not too long ago been instrumental in study combatting COVID-19, together with in Flanders.

Antoine Kerrinckx, CEO at Atos in Belux: “Technologies is turning into ever more crucial in our modern society. We imagine it can be crucial that researchers have the proper applications and infrastructure at their

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