- Strengthening the European HPC ecosystem by enabling European stakeholders to enhance HPC applications and codes in academic and industrial cases of interest for Europe and Japan in the identified priority domains.
- Improved sharing of information and expertise to solve common societal problems with the use of advanced computing.
- Facilitating the exchange of researchers and engineers between Japan and the EU and their access to advanced Japanese and EuroHPC JU supercomputing resources.
- Improved international cooperation of EU-Japan HPC communities on advanced HPC application development, with a roadmap for future collaboration in targeted areas. Scope :
Support the implementation of the Japan-EU Digital Partnership in order to strengthen cooperation with Japan, addressing the priority domains of the HPC collaboration identified in the Partnership.
Proposals should address all the identified priority domains, with activities in HPC applications such as co-development of applications in biomedical, material science, seismic/tsunami and/or weather and climate modelling, performance measuring, test and optimisation for different architectures; promoting the exchange of researchers and engineers between Japan and the EU, and elaborating a roadmap for future actions to enhance cooperation.
Proposals should clearly demonstrate a clear link with the existing European HPC Centres of Excellence supported in the identified priority domains.
Proposals should describe the facilitation of reciprocal access for European and Japanese researchers to advanced Japanese and EuroHPC JU supercomputing resources (notably the utilisation of the “Fugaku” and EU/EuroHPC’s LUMI, Leonardo and MareNostrum 5 supercomputers), in conformity with the respective supercomputers’ access policy. It is expected that the EuroHPC JU and Japanese HPC entities will provide dedicated computing time in their respective infrastructure to run HPC applications of European and Japanese users in the frame of this action.
Japanese partners will not be funded by the EU and they are expected to participate in the project with their own funding.
- Admissibility conditions: described in Annex A and Annex E of the Horizon Europe Work Programme General Annexes
The page limit of the application is 70 pages.
Proposal page limits and layout: described in Part B of the Application Form available in the Submission System
- Eligible countries: described in Annex B of the Work Programme General Annexes
A number of non-EU/non-Associated Countries that are not automatically eligible for funding have made specific provisions for making funding available for their participants in Horizon Europe projects. See the information in the Horizon Europe Programme Guide .
Other eligibility conditions: described in Annex B of the Work Programme General Annexes
Financial and operational capacity and exclusion: described in Annex C of the Work Programme General Annexes
Evaluation and award:
Award criteria, scoring and thresholds are described in Annex D of the Work Programme General Annexes
The granting authority can fund a maximum of one project.
- Indicative timeline for evaluation and grant agreement: described in Annex F of the Work Programme General Annexes
- Legal and financial set-up of the grants: described in Annex G of the Work Programme General Annexes
- Specific conditions: described in the EuroHPC JU Decision No 41/2022 - Amending the Joint Undertaking's Work Plan and Budget 2022
The funding rate is 100%.
Standard application form — call-specific application form is available in the Submission System
Standard evaluation form — will be used with the necessary adaptations