Competence Centres

The Competence Centres guarantee functions to support the effective and efficient application of advanced base resources, namely services of technical support, information visualization, training, advice and support to the development of digital programs and technologies to the user communities.

MACC

This centre provides computing, storage and visualization resources and services (VisLab: MACC) to users in the research and innovation communities. As industry partners, they work as a team to understand how advanced computing can make companies more productive and competitive. They offer advanced training, practical courses and hackathons on various advanced computer topics in collaboration with the network of academic partners and advanced computer centers.

Location: Braga

CCVCA-UTAD

The Centre for Competencies and Visualization in Advanced Computing at the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro is a transversal structure to the different areas of the University, oriented to the academic community, industry and society and is endowed with physical and human infrastructures to guarantee access first-rate access to Advanced Computing Centers, using state-of-the-art viewing software and hardware.

Location: Vila Real

CCVCA-UP

Advanced Computing Visualization Competence Centre created under the cooperation protocol between the Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P and Universidade do Porto.

Location: Porto

CCVCA-UA

Advanced Computing Visualization Competence Centre created under the cooperation protocol between the Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P and Universidade de Aveiro.

Location: Aveiro

3CA-UBI

The advanced Computing Visualization Competence Centre at Universidade da Beira Interior is defined as a point of sharing knowledge and access to advanced computing and visualization resources, for the entire UBI and the community that surrounds it. It also intends to be an engine for the development of scientific projects.

Location: Covilhã

LCA-UC

The Laboratory for Advanced Computing of Universidade de Coimbra was created to provide high-performance computing resources and services to enable intensive computational research. Currently, it supports Portuguese researchers from all over the country. He is a member of the PRACE organization.

Location: Coimbra

CC-UÉ

The Advanced Computing Competence Centre of Universidade de Évora has installed the Oblivion supercomputer, co-financed within the scope of ENGAGE SKA’s research infrastructure, to support the processing of large volumes of data resulting from the various research and innovation activities carried out in Portugal.

Location: Évora

CCVCA-UL

Advanced Computing Visualization Competence Centre created under the cooperation protocol between the Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P and Instituto Superior Técnico – Universidade de Lisboa.

Location: Lisboa

CC-INCD

The Advanced Computing Competence Centre of National Infrastructure for Distributed Computing provides computing and storage services to the national scientific and academic community, in all areas of knowledge. The infrastructure is especially suited to provide scientific calculation services, supporting researchers and participating in national and international projects. It offers HPC, HTC and scientific Cloud services.

Location: Lisboa, Coimbra and Braga

CCVCA-UAlg

The Advanced Computing Visualization Competence Centre of Universidade do Algarve main features are the classical scientific visualization area with the necessary equipment for a good viewing experience, whether it be processing or image quality, as well as virtual reality, in an environment integrated with the UAlg Data Center to take advantage of calculation capacity.

Location: Faro