ICSC National Research Centre
for High Performance Computing, Big Data and Quantum Computing

The Centre carries out Research and Development activities, at national and international level, for innovation in the field of simulations, computing and analysis of high-performance data.

These activities are conducted with a cutting-edge infrastructure for high performance computing and big data management, which systematizes existing resources and promotes and integrates emerging technologies.

The National Research Centre in High Performance Computing, Big Data and Quantum Computing, managed by the ICSC Foundation, is one of the five National Centres established under the NRRP National Recovery and Resilience Plan, dedicated to five areas identified as strategic for the development of the Country: simulations, computing and high-performance data analysis; agritech; development of gene therapy and drugs with RNA technology; sustainable mobility; biodiversity.

total investiment
The cross-cutting priorities

The National Supercomputing Centre will be a distributed and transversal infrastructure with the mission of supporting the world of scientific research and the business world for the innovation and digitization of the country. Along with the strategic objectives of the PNRR, it will achieve its objectives by promoting the careers of young people and initiatives to overcome the gender gap in professional careers and between the North and South of the country. 41% of the total funding will be invested in Southern Italy. Over 100 million euros will be dedicated to personnel, with a female participation of at least 40%, and with almost 16 million euros reserved for higher education with the activation of PhD and Post-Doc scholarships.

Borse di Studio

5% investment
in scholarships

Italia

41% investment
in Southern Italy

Parità di genere
landmark 40%
quota for women
Borse di Studio

5% investment in scholarships

Italia

41% investment in Southern Italy

Parità di genere

landmark 40% quota for women

Research and development activities

spoke_0q-SUPERCOMPUTING-CLOUD-INFRASTRUCTURE

SPOKE 0
SUPERCOMPUTING
CLOUD
INFRASTRUCTURE

The National HPC, Big Data and Quantum Computing Centre is organized under the Hub and Spoke model, where the Hub carries out management and coordination activities and the Spokes carry out research and development activities.
spoke_1q-FUTURE-HPC-&-BIG-DATA

SPOKE 1
FUTURE HPC
& BIG DATA

spoke_2q-FUNDAMENTAL-RESEARCH-&-SPACE-ECONOMY

SPOKE 2
FUNDAMENTAL
RESEARCH
& SPACE ECONOMY

ASTROPHYSICS & COSMOS OBSERVATIONS

SPOKE 3
ASTROPHYSICS
& COSMOS
OBSERVATIONS

spoke_4q-EARTH-&-CLIMATE

SPOKE 4
EARTH
& CLIMATE

spoke_5q-ENVIRONMENT-&-NATURAL--DISASTERS

SPOKE 5
ENVIRONMENT
& NATURAL
DISASTERS

spoke_6q-MULTISCALE-MODELING-&-ENGINEERING--APPLICATIONS

SPOKE 6
MULTISCALE MODELLING
& ENGINEERING
APPLICATIONS

spoke_7q-MATERIALS-&-MOLECULAR-SCIENCES

SPOKE 7
MATERIALS
& MOLECULAR
SCIENCES

spoke_8q-IN-SILICO-MEDICINE-&-OMICS-DATA

SPOKE 8
IN-SILICO
MEDICINE
& OMICS DATA

spoke_9q-DIGITAL-SOCIETY-&-SMART-CITIES

SPOKE 9
DIGITAL SOCIETY
& SMART CITIES

spoke_10q-QUANTUM--COMPUTING

SPOKE 10
QUANTUM
COMPUTING

News
NOTICE FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE RESEARCH MANAGER

NOTICE FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE RESEARCH MANAGER

The ICSC Foundation manages the National Research Center in High-Performance Computing, Big Data and Quantum Computing, one of the five National Centers envisaged by the PNRR National Recovery and Resilience Plan.The National Center will carry out Research and...

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NOTICE FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE DIRECTOR

NOTICE FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE DIRECTOR

The ICSC Foundation manages the National Research Center in High-Performance Computing, Big Data and Quantum Computing, one of the five National Centers envisaged by the PNRR National Recovery and Resilience Plan.The National Center will carry out Research and...

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PNRR Calls

PNRR Calls

There are over 150 job positions dedicated to technologists and technologists and technical collaborators that will be banned by INFN, as part of the projects of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), aimed at basic scientific research and the development...

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