Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS)
The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 460 staff from 44 countries.
- Since 2015 – “Human Resources Excellence in Research” seal from the European Commission.
- Since 2011 – “Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence” seal by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain.