Slovenia has taken delivery of the EU’s first supercomputer to be funded through the European High Performance Computing joint undertaking (EuroHPC). The Vega supercomputer, to be housed at the Maribor Institute of Information Science, is the first petascale system procured jointly with EU funds.. It will support applications in fields including machine learning, artificial intelligence and high performance data analytics. The Commission hopes the supercomputer in Maribor will help researchers and industry to make significant advances in bio engineering, weather forecasting, the fight against climate change, personalised medicine, materials science and drug discovery.
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