The National Institute for Computational Sciences

XSEDE Industry Relations

Program Fosters Collaboration Between Open Science and Industry

The National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) is contributing to a new program from the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) called the Industry Challenge. This program brings the scientific and industrial communities together in multidisciplinary collaborative teams and connects them with XSEDE's world-class advanced digital services. Among the entities involved in the program's inaugural projects are Procter & Gamble Company and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Read more here.

Article posting date: 21 February 2014

About XSEDE: The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. XSEDE accelerates scientific discovery by enhancing the productivity of researchers, engineers, and scholars by deepening and extending the use of XSEDE's ecosystem of advanced digital services and by advancing and sustaining the XSEDE advanced digital infrastructure. XSEDE is a five-year, $121-million project and is supported by the National Science Foundation.

About NICS: The National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) operates the University of Tennessee supercomputing center, funded in part by the National Science Foundation. NICS is a major partner in NSF’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, known as XSEDE.