The ICDI is a forum created by representatives of major Italian Research Infrastructures and e-Infrastructures, with the aim of promoting synergies at the national level, and optimising the Italian participation to European and global challenges.
It will bring together existing ERICs and ERICs in preparation with seats in Italy such as EPOS ERIC. The main objective is to develop policies and methodologies for advanced operational aspects of ERICs through a set of activities.
The JRU members from several public research organizations CNR, OGS, ISPRA, from CINECA, the Eucentre Foundation and some universities, Napoli Federico II, Roma Tre, Genova and Trieste are attending the meeting.
The INGV (the Italian National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology) jas just closed two calls for two Technologist positions (the technological equivalent of a Researcher) in High Performance Computing (HPC) in the framework of the H2020 ChEESE project (http://www.cheese-coe.eu), the recently funded Center of Excellence in Exascale for Solid Earth.