News and Events

New special server HPE Superdome Flex with 504 CPUs and 10 TB RAM

19 Jul 2019

CERIT-SC offers a new HPE Superdome Flex server, providing the computing power needed for the most demanding workloads delivering groundbreaking performance at any scale. It is designed for computationally demanding tasks and database applications using in-memory technology, where all data is stored in the server's operating memory. The performance...

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Press Release: Three large research infrastructures unite under the project e-INFRA CZ

2 Jul 2019

Prague, 2 July 2019. The CESNET Association, Masaryk University and VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava have applied for a joint project for establishing an upgraded national research e-infrastructure e-INFRA CZ. The project application was preceded by signing a partnership agreement, which commits all three institutions to mutual cooperate on operating,...

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CERIT-SC's HPC team developed a novel GPU-friendly algorithm effectivelly accelerating 3D Fourier Reconstruction

25 Mar 2019

Our accelerated 3D Fourier Reconstruction has been published in the International Journal of High-Performance Computing Applications. The 3D Fourier Reconstruction is used during the reconstruction of volumes obtained by cryo-electron microscopy. It is a significant computational bottleneck in the pipeline. We have introduced a novel GPU-friendly...

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MetaCenter Grid Computing Workshop 2019 At-a-Glance

5 Feb 2019

On January 30, 2019 the ninth MetaCenter Grid Counting Workshop 2019 was held at CTU in Prague, as a part of the two-day CESNET e-Infrastructure conference https://konference.cesnet.cz. Presentations from the entire conference are published on the https://konference.cesnet.cz conference page. Video recording from the conference is available on Youtube...

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Invitation to the Grid computing workshop 2019

2 Jan 2019

MetaCentrum together with CERIT-SC organize the Grid computing workshop 2019 Location: ČVUT (Thákurova 9), Prague Focus: The aim of the workshop is to introduce the services offered by the MetaCentrum and CERIT-SC computing infrastructures and related actual/planned news. Date: 30. 1. 2019 Language: Czech The seminar is co-organized by CESNET,...

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CERIT-SC large research e-infrastructure funding approved by the Government of the Czech Republic

12 Dec 2018

Prague, 12th December 2018 – Large research infrastructures were approved by the Government of the Czech Republic for public funding until 2022. The financial support of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports will be provided to 48 large research infrastructures, including 7 new projects, operated in the fields of physical sciences and engineering,...

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EOSC Launch Event, 23 November 2018

23 Nov 2018

CERIT-SC (Masaryk university) participates, together with CESNET (CZ), at the EOSC-Hub project, which official launches the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) on 23 November 2018 in Vienna, as part of the programme of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The EOSC launch is the nexus of more than €300 million worth of funded...

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EurOPDX Research Infrastructure - EurOPDX Data Portal opening

1 Nov 2018

Patient-derived tumour xenografts (PDX) are now widely embraced by the scientific community as important preclinical tools for cancer biomarker discovery and drug development. The CERIT-SC team represents Masaryk University in the EurOPDX consortium, which has received funding as part of the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program to deliver a...

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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 (http://europdx.eu), from 10 countries and started officially in February 2018. The...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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