Projects | Parallel Computing

Ongoing Projects

Space Center of Excellence (EC HE, HORIZON-EUROHPC-JU-2021-COE-01): Scalable Parallel and distributed Astrophysical Codes for Exascale (2023, 48 months. total cost 8M€, G.A. 101093441)

EUMaster4HPC (EC H2020 RIA, EuroHPC-2020-03): HPC European Consortium Leading Education Activities (2022, 36 months, total cost 7M€, G.A. 101051997)

EPI (EC H2020 IA, EuroHPC-2020-02): The European Processor Initiative SGA2 (2022, 48 months, total cost 70M€, G.A. …)

Brainteaser (EC H2020 RIA, SC1-DTH-2020-1): BRinging Artificial INTelligencE home for a better cAre of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and multiple SclERosis (2020, 36 months, total cost 5.9M€, G.A. 101017598)

ACROSS (EC H2020 IA, EuroHPC-01-2019): HPC Big Data Artificial Intelligence cross-stack platform toward exascale (2021, 36 months, total cost 8M€, G.A. n. 955648)

ADMIRE (EC H2020 RIA, EuroHPC-01-2019): Adaptive multi-tier intelligent data manager for Exascale (2021, 36 months, total cost 8M€, G.A. n. 956748)

TEXTAROSSA (EC H2020 RIA, EuroHPC-01-2019): Towards EXtreme scale Technologies and Accelerators for euROhpc hw/Sw Supercomputing Applications for exascale (2021, 36 months, total cost 6M€, G.A. n. 956831)

CTE-NEXT (Italian MISE): The house of emerging technologies of Torino (2021, 48 months, total cost 14.5M€) including the novel laboratory HPC4AI-CC: HPC4AI Compute Continuum

EUPEX (EC H2020 RIA, EuroHPC-02-2020): European Pilot for Exascale (2021, 48 months, total cost 41M€, G.A. n. 101033975)

European Pilot (EC H2020 RIA, EuroHPC-02-2020, 42 months, total cost 30M€, G.A. n. 101034126)

QWaaS (CINECA ISCRA-C): Quantum Workflows as a Service (2021, 9 months)


  • EPI-TO (Univ. Torino infrastructure funding): The European Processor Initiative a University of Torino (2022, 12 months, total cost 250k€)
  • Circular Health (Compagnia di San Paolo): Circular Health for Industry (2021, 36 months, total cost 1M€)
  • Mnemocomputing (Compagnia di San Paolo): In-Transit HPC computing (2019, 24 months, total cost 75k€)
  • BehAPI (EC H2020 RISE, H2020-MSCA-RISE-2018) Behavioral Application Programming Interfaces (2018, 48 months, total cost 740k€, G.A. 778233).
  • SAPERI (Regione Piemonte PRISM-E): Simulazione Accelerata su Piattaforme Eterogenee di Rilasci Incidentali in atmosfera (2021, 24 months, total cost 300k€)
  • DeepHealth (EC H0202 IA, ICT-2018-11): Deep-Learning and HPC to Boost Biomedical Applications for Health (2019, 36 months, total cost 14.8M€, G.A. 825111)
  • HPC4AI (Regione Piemonte, POR FESR Regione Piemonte): Turin’s centre in High-Performance Computing for Artificial Intelligence (2018, 24 months, total cost 4.5M€)
  • C3S: Competence Center on Scientific Computing (2016, Compagnia di San Paolo, total cost 900k€)
  • HiPEAC (EC-NoE, 7th FP & H2020) European Network of Excellence on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation (2012-now).
  • 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 (EC 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)
  • 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)

Industrial cooperations

  • IBM Joint Study Agreement: Spark optimisation (2015-2018)
  • Noesis Solutions: Parallel machine learning techniques for engineering (2015-2018)
  • A3CUBE: FastFlow/PGAS with in memory fabric (2014-2018)
  • NVidia Corp: CUDA Research Center at University of Torino (2013-2016)

Older projects (at University of Pisa)

  • INSYEME (Italian MIUR, FIRB): Integrated System for Emergency (2007, 36 months)
  • FRIMP (Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pisa): Design of a development framework for Network Processors (2007, 36 months)
  • GridComp (EC 6th FP STREP): Grid programming with Components (2006, 30 months)
  • SFIDA (Italian MIUR, FAR-ICT): Information Science Solutions for Supply-Chains, Districts and Associations of Small and Medium Enterprises (2006, 30 months)
  • VirtuaLinux (Eurotech SpA): Virtualized high-density clusters with no single point of failure (2006, 6 months)
  • CoreGrid (EC 6th FP NoE): Foundations, Software Infrastructures and Applications for large scale distributed, Grid and Peer-to-Peer Technologies (2004, 4 years)
  • BEinGRID (EC 6th FP IP): The Grid infrastructure for the Retail Management Experiment (2006, 18 months)
  • GridCoord (EC 6th FP Special Action): ERA Pilot on Co-ordinated Europe-wide initiative in Grid Research (2005, 18 months)
  • (Italian MIUR, FIRB): Piattaforme abilitanti per griglie computazionali ad elevate prestazioni orientate a organizzazioni virtuali scalabili (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 Research): Internet-based Banking (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 Computing 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