Profile: agency in charge of defining the French strategy in HPC for civil research. Its mission encompasses multiple roles from promotion of HPC in research, financing and setting-up supercomputers in French centers,  to optimising utilisation by opening access of HPC equipment to all interested parties.

Contribution to HPC: since 2012 it operates the PRACE Tier-0 supercomputer “CURIE” system with a peak performance of 2.1 Petaflops and 320 Terabytes of main memory

EESI contacts:

Stéphane REQUENA