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Join 77.000 users across the world and utilise the EGI-ACE service offering

EGI-ACE is a 30-month project coordinated by the EGI Foundation with a mission to empower researchers from all disciplines to collaborate in data- and compute-intensive research through free-at-point-of-use services.

EGI-ACE empowers 77.000 researchers from all disciplines to collaborate in data- and compute-intensive research through free-at-point-of-use services.

EGI-ACE users

EGI-ACE services have been used by 77,000 users since its start in January 2021, with approximately half of those coming from Europe. The majority of these users (65,000) are researchers, who interact with the thematic services delivered by the project consortium. An additional number of 11,000 researchers are the users of those services delivered by external partners and initiatives while another 1000 expert users interact with the Compute Platform services to set up new tools.

User communities and services

Since the beginning of the project, EGI-ACE has received more than 30 user applications and is currently supporting 67 different user communities. The scientific collaborations from the EGI-ACE consortium deliver 18 data spaces and processing platforms to EOSC.

30 additional thematic services, from EGI partners, are also supported. Approximately 30% of those 67 communities are ‘communities of practice’, 30% are H2020 projects, 20% are research infrastructures, 10% from projects involving the long tail of science, and 6% are SMEs.

Finally, the project has delivered over 138 million cloud CPU hours and 81 million HTC CPU hours.

What is the conclusion?

EGI-ACE is a project with a far-reaching impact. It is offering more thematic and interoperable EOSC Compute platform services that meet the rising demands of the broad spectrum of users.

Become one of them by requesting services through the EOSC Portal or apply for tailored services through our Call for Use cases.

EGI-ACE receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 101017567.

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