IT4Innovations supercomputers are primarily utilised by researchers and academics from Czech research institutions, who receive computing time through open access grant competitions. Selected projects across various disciplines such as engineering, informatics, earth sciences, life and material sciences are supported by IT4Innovations. You can explore some of these projects here

You can also find new interviews with long-term users of IT4Innovations (IT4I) computing resources on our website, providing insights into their experiences and the impact of using our supercomputers.

Michael Komm
Institute of Plasma Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences

The first and only supercomputer I ever visited was at IT4Innovations in Ostrava on the occasion of its commissioning. The IT4I building and the equipment of its data room left me with a very positive impression. Touring the data room in a reduced oxygen atmosphere was a bit of an adrenaline rush.

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Štěpán Sklenák
J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences

I only started using supercomputers at IT4Innovations in Ostrava. However, in 1999, I saw the decommissioned CRAY supercomputer on display at a conference in Boulder, CO, USA, along with an exhibition about Cray's founder, Mr. Seymour Cray.

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Jiří Klimeš
Charles University in Prague

I've been performing computations using IT4Innovations 
supercomputers nearly since their inception, with my very first application for computational resources being submitted in 2015 when the Salomon supercomputer was launched. A large part of our research needs to perform computationally intensive calculations. Without IT4I, the situation would have been much more difficult for me upon my return from abroad.

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Martin Friák
Institute of Physics of Materials of the Czech Academy of Sciences

It is primarily Karolina and Barbora which help us immensely in our work. However, as we have been loyal and satisfied users of IT4Innovations for many years, we also used Anselm and Salomon when these systems were still in operation.

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