News and Events

CERIT-SC member participates in EU H2020 project as the IT task leader

17 Jul 2018

The CERIT-SC team represents Masaryk University in the consortium of a starting EU H2020 project EDIReX: European Distributed Infrastructure for Research on patient-derived cancer Xenografts. The 4 years project involves 19 partners, members of the EurOPDX consortium (, from 10 countries and started officially in February 2018. The...


Prestigious La Caixa INPhiNIT fellowship in the Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia in Madrid gained our employee

11 Jul 2018

One of the CERIT-SC (ICS MU) employee/student, David Strelak, has recently been awarded prestigious La Caixa INPhiNIT fellowship, which will allow him to perform the high-level research in the Centro Nacional de Biotecnología (CNB CSIC) in Madrid for up to three years. Cerit-SC and CNB cooperate on high-performance optimization, not exclusively, of...


Invitation to the lecture of Prof. John Womersley, Director General, ESS ERIC

15 Jun 2018

The Czech Academy of Sciences and Nuclear Physics Institute of the CAS invite you to the lecture of Prof. John Womersley Director General, ESS ERIC The European Spallation Source when: 15 JUNE 2018 AT 14:00 where: CAS, PRAGUE 1, NÁRODNÍ 3, ROOM 206 The European Spallation Source (ESS) is a next-generation research facility for research in materials...


EuroHPC Initiative workshop

16 May 2018

Being one of three research e-infrastructures in the Czech Republic, and being actively involved in pan-European discussion on the e-infrastructure ecosysem, CERIT-SC was also represented at EuroHPC Initiative workshop organised by MEYS, European Commision, and IT4I. Czech Republic signed the Declaration on the Development of Cooperation on HPC on 24...


Invitation to the Grid computing workshop 2018

30 Apr 2018

We would like to invite you to the Grid computing workshop 2018 which takes part on Friday, May 11 in Prague. The aim of the workshop is to introduce the services offered by the MetaCentrum and CERIT-SC computing infrastructures and related actual/planned news. The seminar is co-organized by CESNET, z.s.p.o., CERIT-SC Center, and SafeDX. For more...


CERIT-SC participates in project of Grant Agency of the Masaryk University

1 Mar 2018

The project Pushing the limits in automated NMR structure determination using a single 4D NOESY spectrum and machine learning methods, funded by the Grand Agency of the Masaryk University is starting in March 2018. The project focus on combination of novel NOESY concepts with artificial intelligence to a streamlined strategy designed to meet the key...


CERIT-SC member participates in EU H2020 project Integrating and managing services for the European Open Science Cloud

28 Feb 2018

The EC-funded project EOSC-hub project (Integrating and managing services for the European Open Science Cloud) started on January 1st 2018, bringing together an extensive group of national and international service providers to create the Hub: a central contact point for European researchers and innovators to discover, access, use and reuse a broad...


Workshop on CryoEM data analysis took place in Brno (25-26 January)

26 Jan 2018

CERIT-SC co-organized a practical workshop on CryoEM data analysis ( lead by dr. Carlos Oscar Sorzano, the principal author of one of most popular CryoEM software packages XMIPP and Scipion. Using technologies developed by the CERIT-SC team in the...


Hands-on seminar for ELIXIR CZ

16 Nov 2017

On Thuersday November 16  the 1st Hands-on seminar for ELIXIR CZ users took place as an associated event at the second ELIXIR CZ annual conference in Conference centre Třešť.


Researchers' Night, October 6, 2017

6 Oct 2017

Join the Researchers’ Night! Discover science, meet researchers, and enjoy yourself! Join us and discover 3 different stands at Institute of Computer Sciences. WHEN: October 6, 2017 from 6 PM WHERE: Fakulty of Informatics / Institute of Computer Sciences Masaryk University, Botanická 68a, Brno You get an unique opportunity...


MetaCentrum grid workshop invitation March 30, 2017

28 Feb 2017

The aim of the workshop is to introduce the services offered by the MetaCentrum and CERIT-SC computing infrastructures and related actual/planned news, with focus on effective storing and working with data, new PBS Pro environment, or new CERIT-SC cluster with special Xeon Phi architecture. We would like to cordially invite you to participate in Grid...


NEW cluster with Xeon Phi

20 Feb 2017

We have installed a new special cluster based on new processors Intel Xeon Phi 7210. Xeon Phi is massively-parallel architecture consisting of high number of x86 cores (Many Integrated Core architecture). Unlike old generation, the new Xeon Phi (based on Knight Landing architecture) is a self-booting system (there is no conventional CPU needed), which...


KYPO laboratory has been appreciated by the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic for its extraordinary achievements

2 Nov 2016

Cybernetic Providing Ground (KYPO) operating in CERIT Science Park at Masaryk university is supported by the CERIT-SC Center, which provide stuff and computing capacity for the KYPO platform. The KYPO - Cyber Exercise & Research Platform (KYPO) focuses on the research, development, and creation of a unique platform for analyzing security threats to...


New KYPO laboratory in Kybernetic polygon

28 Apr 2016

Cybernetic Providing Ground (KYPO) will be open in CERIT Science Park at Masaryk university. KYPO laboratory is an unique environment for research and development of new methods to protect critical infrastructure against cyber attacks. The KYPO staff -- CSIRT-MU team -- will serve for research and development of new security tools and methods. In addition,...


New SGI UV 2

21 Jan 2016

We are glad to announce the CERIT-SC computing capacity was extended with the second SGI UV2 machine (CERIT-SC/FI MU). SGI UV2 (SGI UV 2000) machine -- 1 node (384 CPUs, 6 TB RAM), configuration of each node: CPU: 48x 8-core Intel Xeon E5-4627v2 3.30GHz RAM: 6 TB disk: 72 TB scratch location: Brno network:  2x 10GE, 6x IB owner: CERIT-SC...


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