The EuroHPC Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU), the EU’s main governmental body charged with overseeing the EU’s HPC ecosystem, has issued a call to engage with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) offering support for competitiveness and innovation. The primary objective of this endeavor is to empower SMEs with advanced HPC capabilities to drive innovation, enhance competitiveness, and overcome challenges in the digitization of R&D and business processes.
AI Engineers in India Alleviate Effects of Water Scarcity
Tom Sorensen, Alex Norton
The August 2021 issue of the International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), a peer-reviewed research journal, included a paper based on the work of three researchers from India's St. Francis Institute of Technology (SFIT) summarizing their use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) methods to help alleviate water shortages in India caused by population growth, urbanization, and climate change. Verlekar, Shah, and Kulkarni used a machine learning model to create a proactive scheme for managing local water resources, work that was prompted by a 2019 drought that impacted the Chennai area of India.
October 202021 | HYP_Link
Verne Global Acquired by UK Investment Company
Mark Nossokoff, Alex Norton
HPC datacenters have been improving their energy consumption and environmental sustainability profiles. Verne Global, a high-intensity-compute cloud colocation services provider, has emerged as a leader in delivering 100 percent renewable, global HPC cloud resources, powered by Iceland's natural hydroelectric and geothermal energy. Digital 9 Infrastructure plc (D9), a newly formed UK- based investment trust company that invests in a range of digital infrastructure assets, has acquired Verne Global in a deal valued at approximately £231 million.