SI in Data Science and Engineering Journal

A special issue on “HPC-enabled Modelling for Big Data Problems in Life, Socio-Economical and Physical Sciences” is being prepared with contributions by the action members in the Springer journal Data Science and Engineering. The submission deadline is May 15, 2017. We thank the WG3 and WG4 leaders for making it possible.

SIMPAT SI Finished

Dear Action Members, We are happy to announce that the SIMPAT Special Section we recently worked on is finished and will be published in Volume number 76 of the journal, which will be compiled on 2nd June, 2017 with cover date as August 2017. Finally, the following papers have been accepted: We would like to thank very much Prof. Helen Karatza for her kind support.

cHiPSet at ICA3PP 2017 Conference

  It is our pleasure to announce that cHiPSet will be presented at ICA3PP 2017 Conference in Helsinki ( Dr Sabri Pllana is a Keynote Speaker at UCER 2017 Workshop, where our Action will be presented. The main organizer of the workshop is Prof. Jesus Careterro – the Chair of the NESUS Action. It will be then another example of our successful collaboration with NESUS. Additionally, cHiPSet Chair – prof. Joanna Kolodziej – will attend the conference and advertise the Action during the main conference flow. Together with Sabri, they will organize a small Action exhibition table. We would like to thank […]

cHiPSet at ISC 17 event

  It is our pleasure to announce that cHiPSet will be presented at ISC Higgh Performance 2017 in Frankfurt in June 2017. Dr Clemens Grelck – cHiPSet Scientific Coordinator – will present the Action  at HPC-IODC workshop Prof Joanna Kolodziej will present the Action at the HiPEAC booth (exhibition) – the programme is specified below   Mon Slot Notes Project Name VINEYARD LPGPU2 15:00 – 20:00 set up booth at 09:30 Project Representative VY: Harry Sidiropoulos   LPGPU2:  Ben Juurlink Tue Slot Notes Project Name cHIPSet 10:00 – 13:30 set up booth at 09:30 Project Representative Joanna Kolodziej Project Name […]

Communication Representative for cHiPSet

cHiPSet Action has a new officer – Communication Representative (CR) . The Action Vice-Chair – dr Horacio Gonzalez-Velez has been elected to serve as CR-cHiPSet 🙂 by MC during the meeting in Palermo. Congratulations!!! Together with the COST Communications Officer, Silvia Alexe (, Horacio will work on the dissemination  the Action’s communications activities and oranization of plans/ideas (events, interviews, media relations, press releases, success stories etc.).  Silvia, together with her team,  will be helping to share the Action’s activities and results. She will also organise trainings on media relations and science communications.

cHiPSet promoted by ETP4HPC

The Action Chair – Prof. Joanna Kolodziej – represented cHiPSet at the bilateral meeting with ETP4HPC representatives in Brussels during the Study visit  on “Big Data for transformation into Industry 4.0” on  21st – 22nd March 2017. We would like to collaborate with ETP4HPC as a communication channel to allow the access of the cHiPSet partners (especially companies) to join ETP4HPC and be active at the pletform. We also  asked ETP4HPC for the feedbacks of our scientific work and invite them to join us for working on the case studies we addressed in our GP3 goals. cHiPSet has been announced already at ETP4HPC […]

Collaboration of cHiPSet and BDVA

The Action Chair – Prof. Joanna Kolodziej – represented cHiPSet during the bilateral meeting with BDVA management team organized as a part of the Study visit to Brussels on “Big Data for transformation into Industry 4.0” on  21st – 22nd March 2017 . The first contact with BDVA ( was made during the BDVA summit in Valencia in December 2016. The draft of the roadmap of cHiPSet-BDVA joint activities has been defined. Both BDVA and cHiPSet are complimentary networks in such roadmap. That plan includes the preparation of the joint publication which can be promoted as EU document. BDVA declared aslo […]

cHiPSet presented in Brussels

cHiPSet has been presented at the meeting  on “Big Data for transformation into Industry 4.0” organized in Brussels by the Polish National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 programme on 21st – 22nd March 2017. The Action Chair participated in the meeting panel. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss the details of the fothcomming 2018-2020 Horizon programme. The following EC officers were invited as special guests: Leonardo Flores Añover, European Commission, DG CONNECT, Unit C2. High Performance Computing and Quantum Technology Political drive of the Commission in the European Cloud Communication to the convergence of HPC/Cloud and Big Data Kimmo Rossi, European Commission, DG […]

The end of the 2GP – MC+CG Meeting in Palermo

Dear Action Members, The second Grant Period of our Action will finish in 2 months. The face-to-face Management Committee Meeting in GP2  will happen at March 27 in Palermo. We expect about 60 MC members and local organizers to attend the meeting. We plan to summarize the 2GP and define the draft of the report for the external evaluation. The Work and Budget Plan document for the 3GP will be also presented. The MC meeting will be co-located with a short Core Group meeting. The Agenda will be published very soon. The venue is the Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa, Via Cartari, 18, 90133 Palermo ( […]