Parallel computing research projects

Ongoing Projects

EU-H2020 & National projects

  • ACROSS (EuroHPC JU IA): HPC Big Data Artificial Intelligence cross stack platform toward exascale (2021, 36 months, total cost 8M€, G.A. ….)
  • ADMIRE (EuroHPC JU RIA): Adaptive multi-tier intelligent data manager for Exascale (2021, 36 months, total cost 8M€, G.A. …)
  • Brainteaser (EC-RIA, H2020, SC1-DTH-2020-1): BRinging Artificial INTelligencE home for a better cAre of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and multiple SclERosis (2020, 36 months, total cost 5.8M€, G.A …)
  • DeepHealth (EC-IA, H2020, ICT-2018-11): Deep-Learning and HPC to Boost Biomedical Applications for Health (2019, 36 months, total cost 14.8M€, G.A. 825111).
  • Mnemocomputing (Compagnia di San Paolo): In-Transit HPC computing (2019, 24 months, total cost 75K€).
  • HPC4AI (Regione Piemonte, INFRA_P): Turin’s centre in High-Performance Computing for Artificial Intelligence (2018, 24 months, total cost 4.5M €).
  • HiPEAC (EC-NoE, 7th FP & H2020) European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation (2012-now).

Industrial cooperations


  • cHiPSet (EC-COST Action IC1406): High-Performance Modelling and Simulation for Big Data Applications (2015, 48 months).
  • Toreador (EC-RIA, H2020, ICT-2015-16): TrustwOrthy model-awaRE Analytics Data platfORm (2015, 36 months, total cost 6.2M €).
  • OptiBike (EU I4MS): Robust Lightweight Composite Bicycle design and optimization, an experiment of EU i4MS Fortissimo2 project (2017, 24 months, total cost 230K €).
  • Rephrase (EC-RIA, H2020, ICT-2014-1): Refactoring Parallel Heterogeneous Resource-Aware Applications – a Software Engineering Approach (2015, 36 months, total cost 3.5M €).
  • NESUS (EC-COST Action IC1305): Network for Sustainable Ultrascale Computing (2014, 48 months).
  • DIMA-HUB (EU I4MS): Regional Digital Manufacturing Innovation Hub (2016, 6 months).
  • REPARA (EC-STREP, 7th FP): Reengineering and Enabling Performance And poweR of Applications (2013, 36 months, total cost 3.5M €).
  • CINA (MIUR PRIN): Compositionality, Interaction, Negotiation, Autonomicity for the future ICT society (2013, 36 months).
  • BETTY (EC-COST Action1201): Behavioural Types for Reliable Large-Scale Software Systems. (2012, 48 months).
  • ParaPhrase (EC-STREP, 7th FP): Parallel Patterns for Adaptive Heterogeneous Multicore Systems (2011, 42 months, total cost 4.2M €).
  • SALT (founded by Compagnia di San Paolo): Self-adaptive, Autonomic, Light Types (2013-2015).
  • IMPACT (founded by Compagnia di San Paolo): Innovative Methods for Particle Colliders at the Terascale (2012, 36 months).
  • ASCENS (EC-IP, 7th FP): autonomic service-component ensembles (2010, 48 months, associate member).
  • IPODS (MIUR PRIN): Interacting Processes in Open-ended Distributed Systems (2009, 24 months).
  • BioBITs (founded by Regione Piemonte): Developing white and green biotechnologies by converging platforms from biology and information technology towards metagenomics (2009, 36 months).
  • MyMED (EC Italy-France cooperation (Alpi)): myMed: a transnational computer network for content sharing on desktop and mobile clients (2010, 36 months).
  • FoVeOOS (EC-COST Action0701): Formal Verification of Object-Oriented Software (2008, 48 months).
  • INSYEME (Italian MIUR, FIRB): Integrated System for Emergency (2007, 36 months).
  • FRIMP (founded by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pisa): Design of a development framework for Network Processors. (2007, 36 months).
  • GridComp (EC-STREP, 6th FP): the main goal is the design and implementation of a component based framework suitable to support the development of efficient grid applications. The framework will implement a kind of “invisible grid” concept as it will properly abstract all those specific grid related implementation details that usually require high programming efforts to be dealt with (2006, 30 months).
  • SFIDA (Italian MIUR, FAR-ICT): Information Science Solutions for Supply-Chains, Districts and Associations of Small and Medium Enterprises. Partners: TXT e-solutions S.p.A., Consorzio Milano Ricerche, Università LUISS (2006, 30 months).
  • VirtuaLinux (founded by Eurotech SpA): Virtualized high-density clusters with no single point of failure (2006, 6 months).
  • CoreGrid (EC-Network of Excellence, 6th FP): Foundations, Software Infrastructures and Applications for large scale distributed, Grid and Peer-to-Peer Technologies. Partners: 42 european reserach istitutes (2004, 4 years).
  • BEinGRID (EC-IP, 6th FP): “The Grid infrastructure for the Retail Management Experiment”. BEinGRID exploits European Grid middleware by creating a toolset repository of Grid services from across the Grid research domain and to use these services to deliver a set of successful business experiments that stimulate the early adoption of Grid technologies across the European Union. Partnes: Atos Origin, TXT e-solutions S.p.A., Università di Pisa (2006, 18 months).
  • GridCoord (EC-Special Action, 6th FP): “ERA Pilot on Co-ordinated Europe-wide initiative in Grid Research”. Partners: 12 european reserach istitutes (2005, 18 months).
  • (Italian MIUR, FIRB): Piattaforme abilitanti per griglie computazionali ad elevate prestazioni orientate a organizzazioni virtuali scalabili. Partners: CNR (ISTI, ISTM, ICAR), INFN, CNIT, ASI (2003, 4 years).
  • MOPROSCO Pisa-ParisVII/INRIA (INRIA, France): Functional programming and scientific computing (2005, 2 years).
  • Galileo Pisa- ParisVI: Italy-France researchers exchange programme (2005, 2 years).
  • Vigoni Pisa- Berlin/Muenster: Italy-Germany researchers exchange programme (2003, 2 years)
  • SAIB (Italian MIUR, Industrial Reserach): Internet-based Banking. Partner: Athos Origin (2001, 3.5 years).
  • Progetti strategici legge 449/97 anno 2000 (Italian MIUR): High-performance Components for Data/Web Mining and Search Engines (2003, 2 years).
  • Progetti strategici legge 449/97 anno 1999 (Italian MIUR-CNR): Grid Computing: E-science Enabling Technologies and Applications (2002, 2 years).
  • ASI-PQE 2000 (Italian MIUR): ASSIST design and development (2002, 2 years).
  • Vigoni Pisa-Passau: Italy-Germany researchers exchange programme (1998, 2 years)
  • MOSAICO (Italian MIUR, 40%): High-Performance Compunting on clusters of workstations(1996, 2 years).
  • PQE2000 (Italian CNR, ENA, INFN, Alenia Spazio): SkIE compiler design and development (1996, 4 years).
  • CNR Agenzia2000 (Italian MIUR-CNR): Design of an environment for parallel programming based on the structured parallelism paradigm.