Monday marked the official inauguration of the headquarters of the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) in Luxembourg. Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Jean Asselborn, Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot, European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton, Chair of the EuroHPC JU Governing Board Dr Herbert Zeisel, and Executive Director of the EuroHPC JU Anders Dam Jensen were in attendance to open the new premises.
“In its double capacity as member and host state of the EuroHPC JU, Luxembourg will continue to support this promising initiative, which ensures the competitiveness of the EU in the development of the digital economy in Europe and to position Europe as a world leader in the field of high-performance computing,” said Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs.
The EuroHPC Joint Undertaking was established in 2018 to enable the EU to become a world leader in supercomputing. Its mission is to develop, deploy, extend and maintain an integrated world-class supercomputing and data infrastructure in the EU and to develop and support a highly competitive and innovative HPC ecosystem.