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UCL and Sheffield demystify HPC for Biomedical Researchers – winning praise at SC’20

More than 350 people attended the virtual presentation at Supercomputing 2020 featuring the work done in remote training in the QIIME2 application by consortia members, UCL and the University of Sheffield. This project, which took place over a 4-month period with a 6-week live course, introduced medical students into HPC. Led by Andrea Townsend-Nicholson of…

Toward the first full scale virtual human simulation at the exascale.

A major effort is now underway to perform the first full scale 3-D high fidelity simulations of blood flow in the human vasculature. Led by Peter Coveney within his Centre for Computational Science (CCS) at University College London (UCL), this major, large scale team endeavour, involves colleagues and collaborators from across Europe and the USA.…

Central Incubator Registry

Compbiomed has complied this Central Incubator Registry which lists EU innovation incubators and accelerators. This Register arose from a task designed to support the exploitation of results of commercial potential, and we act as a focal point for connecting parties where this exploitation might benefit from support for commercialisation activities. This Register is freely available…

BSC stars in Dan Brown’s Origin

In Dan Brown’s fifth instalment of his Robert Langdon series, the hero finds himself in Barcelona whilst searching for a cryptic password and evading an enemy, determined to kidnap him. As part of this thrilling story they mention Barcelona Supercomputing Centre several times and also draw attention to the beautiful Marenostrum supercomputer. In the extract…