News and Events

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...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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