Note for AVITOHOL users:

Date: 10 May 2024. Due to unexpected problems with air conditioning system and as an emergency precaution measure, all AVITOHOL systems were shutdown. AVITOHOL support team is evaluating the technical problems and will further inform users as per the possible duration of the downtime.

The Institute of Information and Communication Technologies (IICT-BAS) inaugurated a unique Complex for Digital Transformation and High-performance Computing

The new Infrastructure Complex for Digital Transformation and High-Performance Computing, developed under project “Center for Excellence in Informatics and ICT” was inaugurated on October 19th. Among the official guests at the ceremony were the Prime Minister of Bulgaria – Academician Nikolay Denkov, the Deputy Minister of Education and Science – Prof. Genka Petrova, the Head […]

Inauguration of the new HEMUS supercomputer, 19 October 2023

The new Bulgarian supercomputer – “HEMUS,” will be presented on October 19, 2023, during the opening of the newly established Infrastructure complex of the Center of Excellence in Informatics and Information and Communication Technologies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS). The ceremony will commence at 10:00 a.m. in the hall of the high-performance computing […]

Consultations for HPC application developers in Bulgaria, May 2023

A series of consultations for HPC application developers will take place in May 2023 in the IICT premises (Sofia, Acad. G. Bonchev Str., bl. 25A), in person: 4 May: consultations for HPC applications in Computer Algebra, Low discrepancy sequence generation, Correcting codes, ec. 11 May: consultations for HPC applications in Climatology 18 May: consultations for […]

IICT-BAS was visited by the Director of RIKEN Europe

The director of RIKEN Europe – Dr. Toshiyasu Ichioka, visited the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences at the invitation of its Chairman – Academician Julian Revalski. RIKEN is Japan’s largest research institution, known for high-quality research in a diverse range of scientific disciplines. As part of his visit, RIKEN’s director for Europe visited the Institute of […]

International Tripartite Conference on European Open Science Cloud, Sofia, March 28, 2023

The Ministry of Education and Science, together with the European Commission, the European Open Science Cloud – EOSC, organized a thematic tripartite conference on March 28 in Sofia. The aim of this international event was to promote policies, strategies and activities pertaining to open access to scientific information and to present the progress made in […]

Training seminar “Introduction to HPC for beginners”, 24 March 2023, IICT

An introductory HPC training with practical demonstrations on the Avitohol supercomputer, will be held hybrid on March 24 (Friday) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at IICT-BAS premises, hall 105 of bl. 25A. The training is intended for new users – doctoral students and young researchers. Online participants will receive the training link by e-mail […]

WEBINAR – Superpower for the Power Grid

March 29, 2023, 13:00 – 17:00 CEST March 30, 2023, 14:00 – 17:00 CEST This online event is all about Artificial Intelligence (AI), High-Performance Data Analytics (HPDA) and High-Performance Computing (HPC) in the power-grid sector.   We will hear about current research and interesting use-cases in the aforementioned fields by leading experts from research institutions and companies […]

The EuroCC2 Project was launched on January 1st 2023

Project EuroCC 2 – National Competence Centers in the framework of EuroHPC second phase of the already completed EuroCC project (2020-2022) Phase 2 started on January 1st 2023. EuroCC 2 is funded by the European Commission under the Digital Europe program and co-funded by the Ministry of Education and Science. Bulgaria takes part in the […]