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Artificial intelligence helps in the fight against COVID-19 disease

27 Jul 2020

Researchers at CERIT-SC, MUNI, and FNUSA-ICRC used their own CoverDock software to test several drugs that could block the virus. The global pandemic of COVID-19 has affected the lives of millions of people around the world. Health research teams have often radically changed their plans, devoting much of their capacity to research the disease...


EOSC Landscaping Webinar Invitation

18 Jun 2020

On Tuesday, June 23, the EOSC Landscaping webinar will be held on the issue of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and recently completed EOSC Landscaping and its results in the Czech Republic. The main topic will be acquaintance with the results of the EOSC survey among Czech research infrastructures, e-infrastructures and science funders. The...


CERIT-SC assists in mapping the collective immunity of COVID-19

11 May 2020

Czech e-infrastructure is offering ICT services for Covid-19 related studies Together with ELIXIR CZ and the CESNET association, we contributed to the provision of powerful computer technology, know-how and storage infrastructure for data processing for the study of collective immunity SARS-CoV-2-CZ-Preval in the Czech population. In the light...


Melasa -- development of the tool for computing of elastic properties of nano-composites

28 Apr 2020

In cooperation with the Institute of Physics of Materials ASCR we developed a Melasa tool ( for computing of elastic properties of nano-composites. Our tool implements a linear-elasticity method of M. Grimsditch and F. Nizzoli. It computes anisotropic elastic properties of coherent nano-composites using matrices of elastic...


Center CERIT-SC supports the fight against COVID-19

23 Mar 2020

With the novel COVID-19 Coronavirus, the world is experiencing a variety of challenges. Researchers are working day and night, analysing the outbreak. Therefore we are proud to announce offering CERIT-SC cloud resources to support researchers access to datasets relevant to the ongoing investigations on the COVID19. We started to support the so-called...


CETOCOEN Excellence project launched

16 Jan 2020

On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, the H2020 TEAMING “CETOCOEN Excellence” project was ceremonially launched. The goal of the CETOCOEN Excellence project of the Teamig Phase II is to establish the European Centre of Excellence in Environmental Health Sciences. In order to achieve that, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, teams up with the leading...


Invitation to the NVIDIA AI & HPC ACADEMY 2020

14 Jan 2020

Let us invite you to three full day NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute certified training courses to learn more about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and High Performance Computing (HPC) development for NVIDIA GPUs. NVIDIA AI & HPC ACADEMY 2020 3rd February to 6th February, 2020 Ostrava,  IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center The...


Researcher' s Night 2019

19 Sep 2019

Researcher' s Night 2019 Come to enjoy the science-filled night at CERIT-SC / UVT MU September 27, 18 PM Information technologies per se leave a negative trace in the environment. However, those can also contribute to the environment protection, yielding an overall positive effect. We will show our research from this viewpoint this year. 5th...


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...


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,...


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...


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 Presentations from the entire conference are published on the conference page. Video recording from the conference is available on Youtube...


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...


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,...


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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