PRACE Preporatory Access Call

Are you interested in preparing an application for PRACE Tier-0 project access? The next cut-off date for PRACE Preporatory Access Call is March 1st, 2018.

Preparatory access is intended for testing and developing codes in order to prepare applications for PRACE Tier-0 project access.

Sigma2 invites all interested scientists, whose projects fit the criteria of the PRACE call to submit their projects to this call.  Sigma2 will also assist in developing a proposal for the call. Please do not hesitate to contact us to explore this opportunity.

Previous PRACE successful Norwegian applications

In particular, we would like to draw your attention to the Preparatory Access Type C and Type D which includes code  development with support from PRACE experts. Type C provides  direct access to a Tier-0 system. Type D offers users to start the optimisation work on a PRACE Tier-1 national  system to finally reach PRACE Tier-0 system scalability.


No closing dates, only cut-off dates

The Preparatory Access Call is a rolling call, researchers can apply for access all year. There are no closing dates, proposals for Type C and Type D will be reviewed every third month. 

The next cut-off date is March 1st, 2018.

The criteria for the PRACE Calls as well as complete information on the PRACE machines, how to apply and on the PRACE peer review process can be found on the PRACE web page