Ongoing public procurements are listed on Linköping University's procurement page.
AC2018 is funded by Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC) and will result in a high-performance computing resource that will be used for Swedish academic research. It will be procured and owned by NSC. Size of contract for investment and four years of service&support is estimated to 90-100 MSEK. AC2018 will be using a negotiated procedure for procurement. Invitation to participate will be announced 2017-07-10. See below for more information.
NWP18 is funded by Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) and Norwegian Meteorological Institute (MET Norway). This high-performance computing resources will be used in the daily joint operational production of national weather forecasts in Sweden, Norway and Finland starting in the autumn 2018. The resource will be procured, owned and maintained by NSC. Size of contract for investment and five years of service&support is estimated to 35-40 MSEK. NWP18 will be using a negotiated procedure for procurement. Invitation to participate will be announced 2017-07-10. See below for more information.
The three meteorological institutes Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Finnish Meteorological Institute, The Norwegian Meteorological Institute together with Linköping University, represented by NSC, have explored the possibilities to profit from each other’s competence, experience and resources. Agreements are being prepared and the aim for the collaboration is to ensure that our organisations have access to state of the art High Performance Computing facilities tailored for scientific needs and access to experts in scientific application development and tuning of numerical models on massively parallel computers.
The parties intentions are to have the collaboration agreement signed in the beginning of 2017 and coordinated ITTs for a new HPC hardware and storage are planned to be published in 2nd quarter of 2017. A more detailed timeframe and the final scope will be announced later in a pre announcement for the ITTs.
The collaboration is in accordance with the Nordic government's guidance on strengthening Nordic cooperation and to facilitate and coordinate common procurements.
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