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Webinar Fortissimo - 15/05/2014

Webinar on Fortissimo: Call for Proposals for HPC-Cloud Application Experiments

This call for proposals seeks to broaden the portfolio of application experiments currently being carried out within Fortissimo focusing on simulation services for the benefit of manufacturing SMEs.

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Webinar Fortissimo - 15/05/2014

  1. 1. Fortissimo – Experiments and Open Calls Guy Lonsdale scapos AG
  2. 2. ICT INNOVATION FOR MANUFACTURING SMEs
  3. 3. I4MS´ Target
  4. 4. Projects involved • Key role of SMEs in value chains: users and suppliers • Clustered around networks of competence centres • Open Calls for experiments during course of projects EuRoc Fortissimo CloudSME CloudFlow HPC Cloud-based simulation services Advanced robot solutions ~100Application Experiments(7.1) Intelligent sensor based equipment Started 1st July 2013 INTEFIX LASHARE APPOLO ~50Assesment Experiments(7.2) Innovative laser applications Network of innovation multipliers (7.2) I4MS-GATE
  5. 5. www.i4ms.eu I4MS Community
  6. 6. Fortissimo – Experiments and Open Calls Guy Lonsdale scapos AG
  7. 7. The Fortissimo Project • Building a Cloud of HPC Resources to solve SMEs’ business challenges • One of the I4MS projects within the “Factories of the Future” initiative • Complementing generic SME initiatives in EC FP7 Programme - specific support to deliver economic growth through modelling and simulation • Focus on problem solving – not technology development • Brings together all of the players in a marketplace 7
  8. 8. Fortissimo – scale & structure • €22m costs, €16m EC funding, 45 partners growing to 90+ over the 3 year duration • 20 initial “Experiments” with SMEs • Each experiment has 2-4 partners • Funding of ~€250,000 / experiment • 2 Open Calls for proposals • First closed in January 2014 • Second closing June 2014 • Optimised financial and legal structure to assist SMEs 8 End user HPC Service Provider Indepen dent Software Vendor Research Software Provider Applicati on Expert HPC Expert
  9. 9. Examples of Current Experiments 9  Exp. 418: Cloud-based multiphysics simulation  SME: EngineSoft  Consulting company (CAE,virtual prototyping and advanced simulation)  Investigating Cloud-based simulation services for centrifugal pumps  Exp. 417: Cloud-based CFD simulation for SMEs  SME: Koenigsegg AB  World leading hypercar manufacturer  Demonstrating faster, cheaper, detailed CFD modelling
  10. 10. The original “cloud” of experiments 10 ….aerodynamics of light aircraft …continuous casting ..design of metal flanges …high pressure vessels .. Multiphysics simulation .. CFD … automotive design … tools for urban planning … routing architecture optimisation.. .. correlation .. simulation & tests for mechatronics … air-quality over cities … risers, moorings and flowlines ... low-pressure die-casting … … CFD for turbomachinery … structural crash tests … eolian snow transport for civil engineering … … commercial computational chemistry … molecular simulation for industrial chemical engineering .. CO2 emission prediction for automotive engines Information available at: www.fortissimo-project.eu/experiments
  11. 11. The 2nd “cloud” of experiments (now being integrated as a result of Call-1) 11 ….platform for map conversion … electrical harnesses Information available at: www.fortissimo-project.eu/experiments ….tidal farm engineering Manufacturing processes… laser welding, sheet-metal forming, advanced casting …. drug target binding Manufacturing design… camshafts, gear transmission, high temp. chimneys, boat design seismic processing .. oil & gas exploration … simulation of pipeline components … radar reflectors & antennas ….environment engineering services … rapid prototyping ... 3D printing optimisation … steel component manufacture … operational decision support for manufacturing Renewable energy … hydraulic turbines Time-temp integrators … Pharma logistics … high temperature superconductors crowd sensing … smart cities & large facilities
  12. 12. 2nd Open Call - Objectives • Competitive call for HPC-Cloud-based Application Experiments for the FORTISSIMO project • Target: simulation services for the benefit of manufacturing SMEs • Priority given to proposals complementing existing Fortissimo experiments Business relevant investigations and demonstrations of simulation services in the Fortissimo HPC Cloud that have the potential to create business benefits for manufacturing SMEs. 12
  13. 13. Open Call Partnering • Experiments will employ the Fortissimo HPC infrastructure by using the HPC Centres already involved in the project. • Proposed experiments should include all participants necessary for the experiment, which may include application/HPC experts or ISVs already included within the Fortissimo consortium. 13 www.fortissimo-project.eu/calls/partnering
  14. 14. Key Call Details Proposals: (max.) 10-page documents, in English, electronic submission Submission Deadline: 18th June, 2014, at 17:00 Brussels local time Expected duration of participation: 1st January 2015 to 30th June 2016 Foreseen budget for Call-2: up to 2 M€ funding for new beneficiaries Maximum funding request per proposal: 250,000 € 14
  15. 15. Key Call-2 Documents • Call Text (“introduction”) • Guideline for proposers (“proposers guide”) • Proposal Exemplar, Word & PDF (“exemplar”) • Proposer-Evaluator check-list (“check-list” tab at /calls) • Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQ” tab at /calls) 15 Documents & info pages: www.fortissimo-project.eu/calls

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Webinar on Fortissimo: Call for Proposals for HPC-Cloud Application Experiments This call for proposals seeks to broaden the portfolio of application experiments currently being carried out within Fortissimo focusing on simulation services for the benefit of manufacturing SMEs.

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