Computational resources to be distributed:
48 000 000 core hours

Technical parameters of the cluster Salomon:
1,008 compute nodes and 129 terabytes (TB) of RAM. It will feature 864 Intel(r) Xeon Phi(tm) 7120 coprocessors cards with 52,704 cores and 13.8 TB of RAM.

Technical parameters of the cluster Anselm:
209 computing nodes; each node is fitted with two eight-core processors with an x86-64 SandyBridge architecture, 64GB of RAM and 300GB of local disk capacity.

Receipt of applications:
1 June 2017 to 27 July 2017

Eligible applicants:
Employees of academic and research institutions who have their registered offices or a branch in the Czech Republic. Furthermore, persons and entities that have acquired and/or participate in implementing a research grant from the Czech Republic’s public resources. Citizenship does not affect applicants’ eligibility.

How to submit an application:
Applications will only be accepted in English. The application form:

Please submit the form via the web portal.

Date of announcement of results:
14 September 2017

The period to use computational resources obtained:
Expected to start on 22 September 2017 (the expected deadline for use is 19 June 2018). Applicants need to be aware that the time period for using any computational resources obtained may be changed (delayed).

Evaluation of applications:
Applicants will be notified of the competition results within 35 working days of the conclusion of the competition. Notifications will be sent in electronic format to the e-mail address specified in the application.

Date of announcement of the next open access competition:
2 October 2017