TETRAMAX opened a new call for Value Chain Oriented and Interdisciplinary Technology Transfer Experiments (TTX)

This Value Chain Oriented and Interdisciplinary Technology Transfer Experiments (TTX) requires a cooperation between three or more partners from at least two different EU member states and/or countries associated to Horizon 2020.

This TTX activity brings together:

  • One partner (A) providing a particular novel Customized Low- Energy Computing (CLEC) hardware or software technology from research; up to three further auxiliary partners (from academia or industry) may be included in the consortium in case an interdisciplinary cooperation is required for a successful TTX.
  • One “Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) partner” (B) testing and deploying the technology in its dedicated, possibly even non‐tech, products with its end customers.
  • Another partner (C) aiming at productizing this technology as a “platform” in the long‐term for a wider market.

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Sophisticated chemotherapy to give birth to new drugs

The development of medications capable of revolutionizing disease treatment is one of the great challenges of this century. The Galician group BioFarma has a powerful database of chemical compounds with vital information for the pharmaceutical industry. A new project initiated in 2012 brought about the expansion of the chemical library to 60,000 molecules. Owing to its vast storage capacity as well as security and protection for very sensitive data, CESGA is in charge of managing the servers that store these molecules.

The first evidence that human fingers left marks on clay tablets was detected in ancient Babylon and Persia. It was not until 1891 that it was really understood that fingerprints were unique in each individual and could be used as a key for identification. This finding was attributed to the Argentinian police officer Juan Vucetich. A year later, his team was the first to identify a murderer by means of dactyloscopy.

The information revealed by the curves of the skin on the fingers is very sensitive and must therefore be protected. Continue reading

Flanders takes a big step in supercomputing

For several years now, the Flemish government makes financial resources available for supercomputing. These investments allow Flemish researchers to make important contributions at international level in research and innovation, so that Flanders can remain competitive.

For example, the current Flemish supercomputer infrastructure is being used to investigate the consequences of climate change in urban environments, to simulate the effects of major infrastructure modifications on air quality and other environmental factors and to increase the energy output of wind farms.

Supercomputing in Flanders is also crucial for the modeling of space weather, to predict the influence of solar activity on communication and GPS systems, and to optimize the efficiency of chemical production processes.

The supercomputer infrastructure is also used to develop models to predict the spread of infectious diseases, to find better biomarkers in cancer research, and in the development of new materials with innovative properties.

Supercomputer Tier 1 – © UGent, foto Hilde Christiaens

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TETRAMAX IS LOOKING FOR INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY EXPERIMENTS


TETRAMAX offers financial support for innovative ideas in customized low-energy computing.

The 1st open call for Bilateral Technology Transfer Experiments focuses on short-term application experiments between one academic and one industry partner from two different EU member states or associated countries; in justified cases, both partners can be SMEs.

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Call for proposals – Digital Enablers in SMEs


The European Commission is launching a call for proposals for a pilot project in the field of digital enablers in SMEs with the aim of supporting their digitisation and enhancing their capacity to go international and innovate.

The aim of the pilot project is to match growth-oriented small- and medium-sized companies and mid-caps on one side with highly-skilled digital experts (digital enablers) on the other side, in order to fill the lack of adequate technological competences and equip the companies concerned with the appropriate knowledge to start their digital transformation.Continue reading

GPU HACKATON at CESGA

From 29  May to 1 June CESGA and Appentra joint forces to share the results of their technological research and infrastructure with the code developers from industry and academia.Continue reading

SESAME Net at MIPRO 2017

The largest regional ICT sector meeting, the MIPRO conference (International Conference Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics), was held from 22 to 26 May 2017 and gathered more than a thousand participants from Croatia, Europe and the world.Continue reading

High Success of SESAME Net in Serbia

After a workshop in Belgrade, a SESAME Net Workshop with training was organized at the Faculty of Electronic Engineering University in Niš, held on 8th of May, 2017. It attracted 24 SMEs from South Serbia, interested in using HPC technology. SMEs were invited to take part in both, the Regional Economy Chamber and Cluster for Advanced Technologies. After the presentation of SESAME Net project facts and objectives, research/teaching staff from the Faculty of Electronic Engineering presented IT/HPC infrastructure of the Faculty and demonstrated their readiness to offer computational expertise to SMEs from the region.

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SESAME Net project at the European HPC Summit Week in Barcelona

All SESAME Net partners meet in Barcelona to attend the HPC Summit Week and to promote the outcomes of the project. Coordinator representative, Mr. Tomi Ilijas had a presentation on Tuesday, 16th May on the »PRACE days Industrial Parallel Track-European Industry«. He presented the SESAME Net project and stressed the importance of the “European roadmap for improving SME uptake of HPC”.


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SESAME Net at HANNOVER MESSE – technology show

The SESAME Net project was presented on the Hannover Messe from 24th to 28th of April.

Main goal was to spread the information about what the project and related network can offer – targeted on SMEs. The event was a good spot to promote the newly developed HPC4SME Assessment Tool that was launched in early March and to get SMEs doing the assessment process. Altogether during the fair the partners have done more than 30 assessments.

Our booth was visited by many important guests: Commissioner Günther Oettinger, Mr. Roberto Viola and Mr. Max Lemke from EU Commission.Continue reading