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Mont-Blanc 2020 Project Sets Sights on Exascale Processor

December 18, 2017

Launched on December 11, the European Commission’s Mont-Blanc 2020 project will focus on the production of an ARM-based system-on-chip (SoC) capable of powering exascale supercomputers.

Representing the fourth iteration of the Mont-Blanc project, the effort will bring together some of the biggest players in Europe with supercomputing expertise, including Arm Limited, Atos/Bull, the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC), Forschungszentrum Jülich, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), Kalray Corporation, and SemiDynamics.