May 2022

On 20th May, the remaining work package leaders (WP4, 5, 6 and 7) presented their progress.

April 2022

On the 29th of April, the SparCity consortium participated in the fourth technical meeting and work package leaders presented their progress (WP1, 2 and 3)

March 2022

We had our fourth administrative meeting, on the 4th of March, to prepare the deliverables to be submitted in the next few months.

January 2022

On 27th January, we had our third administrative meeting to prepare the deliverables to be submitted in the next few months.

November 2021

The third technical meeting was held on 5th November and Koç University, INESC-ID, Simula and Sabanci shared their ongoing work related to the SparCity project.

October 2021

On 26th October, we had our second administrative meeting to prepare the next deliverables, brainstorming about the SparCity framework, working group meetings and collaboration plan.

September 2021

Participation in the Euro-Par 2021 projects session: European Initiative Projects Towards Exascale Computing.

SparCity Coordinator, Dr. Didem Unat, is the 2021 ACM SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing award winner!
Read more here.

August 2021

IPU Onboarding Session.
Target: All potential users of the IPU system in the SparCity consortium.

Participation in the COLOC workshop, Euro-Par 2021.

July 2021

A technical meeting with e-Processor, one of the 10 EuroHPC granted under the same call, was held on 13th July to define the work packages of the collaboration plan.

June 2021

Participation in ISC High Performance 2021.

On 23rd June, the consortium gathered in a meeting to discuss the initial SparCity Innovation Plan, in which the methodology and the tools for tracking the maturation of the project’s innovations towards the exploitation phase were described.

May 2021

On 31st May, the second technical meeting was held to hear from GraphCore, Sabanci University and LMU.

On 26th May, we had our first administrative meeting to prepare non-technical deliverables (innovation, communication, collaboration, and data management plan).

The 10 EuroHPC granted under the same call were gathered to start cooperating to establish a collaboration plan and work together on 4th May.
The mini-workshop to introduce the projects was held on 25th May.

The first technical meeting joint PIs, students and administrative staff on 3rd May. Koç University, INESC-ID and Simula Research Laboratory AS presented the ongoing work related to the SparCity project.

April 2021

Project Press Release:
SparCity: the new collaborative project to create a supercomputing framework.

Launch of the SparCity Website and Social Media (Twitter and LinkedIn).

On 1st April the Kick-Off Meeting of SparCity project was held online with participants including PIs and staff administrative from the consortium.