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First Open e-IRG Workshop under Bulgarian EU Presidency

The first Open e-IRG Workshop under Bulgarian EU Presidency will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 14-15 May 2018 in the Grand Hotel Sofia, focusing on EuroHPC and the development of e-Infrastructures in South-Eastern European (SEE) and Eastern-Mediterranean (EM) region.

The workshop program will be divided in two main parts: In the first part, the EuroHPC ecosystem will be presented, including presentations about HPC-specific issues: microelectronics, supercomputer applications, user perspectives, policy issues. In the second part, the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) opportunities for national e-Infrastructures and European RIs (with emphasis on South East Europe and Eastern Mediterranean countries), along with EOSC national views will be presented.

The workshop will be an excellent opportunity to discuss the current status and perspectives of Pan-European e-Infrastructure initiatives, and to see a clear picture of the achievements and challenges of the countries in the region of SEE and EM.