VI-SEEM at Mediterranean Science Festival 2017, 27-30 April 2017, Limassol, Cyprus

The Mediterranean Science Festival (MSF) is the largest forum for the communication and celebration of science, technology, and innovation in Cyprus. The 2nd Mediterranean Science Festival (MSF17) took place 27-30 April 2017 at the Old Port Square in Limassol, with the theme “Evolving with Science”. The Cyprus VI-SEEM team presented the PRACE and VI-SEEM projects which CaSToRC, The Cyprus Institute is taking part of. These are two European projects which aim to provide computational resources to computational researchers. These computational resources include High Performance Computers (HPC), Cloud and Grid resources and data storage space and data management. In the festival, the team presented these two projects through interactive scientific applications which the projects support. The team presented computational hardware of a supercomputer so members of the public can become more familiar with high performance computing.