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Horizon 2020 ICT and Advanced Materials & Manufacturing

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Horizon 2020 ICT and Advanced Materials & Manufacturing

  1. 1. QUB DSSC & Horizon 2020 Stuart Campbell - Business Development Manager DSSC
  2. 2. ● EU Horizon 2020 – Uniserver (£1.1m - £4.3m total) – A Universal Micro-Server Ecosystem ● EU Horizon 2020 - Vineyard (£588k) - Versatile Integrated Accelerator-based Heterogeneous Data Centres ● EU Horizon 2020 – EcoScale (£697k) – Energy-Efficient Heterogeneous Computing at Exascale ● EU FP7 – CACTOS (£583k) – Context-Aware Cloud Topology Optimisation and Simulation ● EU FP7 – Nanostreams (£729k - £3m total) – A Hardware and Software stack for Real-Time Analytics on Fast Data Streams DSSC & EU Funded Research
  3. 3. Nanostreams - The Consortium
  4. 4. Value to the Company - IBM
  5. 5. QUB DSSC Value to the Project
  6. 6. QUB Project R&D Objectives ● Heterogeneous, power-efficient micro-server architecture ● Highly programmable ● New capabilities in the system software stack ● Range of use cases in real-time data analytics
  7. 7. Project Outputs ● Credit Suisse (110k) - NDA - Ask their lawyers! ● IBM (490k) a valuable tool that is still widely used within IBM ● Analytic Engines (750k) input to data platform - XDP - with focus on the real-time analytics functionality for reporting ● Neueda (530k) specific product development efforts in trading risk analytics service ● QUB DSSC (966K) - 40 papers published, prototype to run applications on and further research - ICU & Financial applications
  8. 8. Benefits ● Job creation both in University and Companies ● Counts towards academics Research Excellence Framework (REF) ● Great mechanism for Universities to work on real world problems ● Transfers research IP into competitive advantage for consortium members ● Forges lasting relationships for future engagements from PhD sponsorship to contract research and future proposal partners - Uniserver, Vineyard.
  9. 9. Pit Falls ● IP - Project by project basis ● Finding a consortium and writing proposal ● Finding a consortium willing to invest money ● Finding a patient consortium - 3/4 Years of research

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