The NeIC facilitates the development of advanced IT tools and services in areas of importance to Nordic researchers.

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Let it grow

Let it grow

Sep 29, 2014

On 23–25 September 2014 NORDUnet hosted its 28th NORDUnet Conference in Uppsala, bringing together networking and cloud computing experts and users. NeIC’s Director Gudmund Høst presented the NeIC business model, focusing on the human factor. And precisely in the spirit of enhancing human relations between their organisations, NeIC and NORDUnet met for a working lunch.

Small files – big impact: B2Share Nordic

Small files – big impact: B2Share Nordic

Sep 24, 2014

The need for storing scientific data grows rapidly along with the technological development. The need to store in the easiest and most accessible way grows too. B2Share is an answer to this need.

Rob Pennington joins the NeIC team

Rob Pennington joins the NeIC team

Sep 19, 2014

NCSA deputy director Rob Pennington has joined the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration team as a special advisor from Sept. 15. While at NeIC, Rob will lead efforts to develop the Nordic scientific case for large-scale high-performance computing.

NeIC is seeking Area Coordinator

Aug 11, 2014

Do you want to be a part of our team? NeIC is seeking a new area coordinator who can further develop the Generic Area as well as coordinate existing projects.

Letters of Interest has now been published

Jun 18, 2014

The letters of Interest received by the deadline on May 15 2014 has now been published. NeIC received a total of 10 Letters of Interest, and these will form valuable input to the development of our new funding plan.

NeIC 2015 Conference

NeIC 2015 Conference

May 20, 2014

The NeIC 2015 Conference is scheduled for 5-8. May 2015 in Espoo, Finland.

NeIC seeking input for new funding plan

NeIC seeking input for new funding plan

May 20, 2014

The Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC) is drawing up its new five-year funding plan, to start in 2016, and is seeking input through Letters of Interest from the research community on priority areas on which to focus.

A delicate balance between securing and sharing data

A delicate balance between securing and sharing data

Apr 14, 2014

The NeIC has recently hired 39-year-old Finn Antti Pursula to coordinate the Tryggve Project – an ambitious project designed to develop simpler, safer, e-infrastructure services for researchers to improve our quality of life. Mr Pursula is employed by CSC in Finland, and will continue to have his office there. In this interview he explains the Tryggve Project.

Should the Nordic countries continue to use PRACE?

Should the Nordic countries continue to use PRACE?

Feb 26, 2014

The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) provides Europe’s most extensive high-performance computing systems – 100 000 times more powerful than an ordinary PC. As PRACE is considering changing its payment model, the Nordic e-infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC) decided to evaluate Nordic researchers’ use of the resources.

New NeIC project leader for sensitive BMS data

New NeIC project leader for sensitive BMS data

Jan 14, 2014

Antti Pursula has accepted the position as NeIC project leader for sensitive BMS data. Antti currently works as Project Director for Research Infrastructures at CSC – IT Center for Science. Antti's tentative starting date is February 1st, 2014. The NeIC project on sensitive data for BMS (Tryggve) is a collaboration between NeIC and the ELIXIR-nodes in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

BMS dugnad

BMS dugnad

Aug 23, 2013

NeIC is arranging a project proposal workshop (dugnad) within the Bio- and Medical Sciences (BMS) area.

Discussions on e-Infrastructure in Trondheim

Discussions on e-Infrastructure in Trondheim

Jun 10, 2013

Questions on e-Infrastructure were discussed on the conference “Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration: Lessons, Opportunities and Future Directions” 15-16 May 2013 in Trondheim. NeIC held the conference in cooperation with CSC - IT Center for Science, DeIC, NORDUnet, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, RHnet, Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing and UNINETT Sigma. 160 researchers, policy makers and R&D industry representatives participated.

Memorandum of Understanding for NeIC

May 14, 2013

The Memorandum of Understanding sets out the framework for the governance of the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC). The document can be downloaded here!

10 years of Nordic collaboration on e-infrastructure ensured

May 13, 2013

A historical milestone in long-term Nordic collaboration has been reached with the signing of a 10-year agreement on joint development of advanced IT-services for research. The agreement will be presented Wednesday 15 May 2013 in Trondheim where the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC) is holding a conference on e-Infrastructure.

The NeIC hires two new coordinators

May 13, 2013

The NeIC is pleased to announce that Michaela Barth began in her position as Coordinator for Generic Technologies on 1 March 2013, and Joel Hedlund became Coordinator for Bio- and Medical Sciences Services on 1 April 2013.

PDC User’s Pub in Stockholm

May 13, 2013

The popular PDC User’s Pub event took place on 17 April 2013 at the PDC Center for High Performance Computing at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

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