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NSCC Overview Brochure 

NSCC Singapore was established in 2015 and manages Singapore’s first national petascale facility with available high performance computing (HPC) resources. As a National Research Infrastructure funded by the National Research Foundation (NRF), we support the HPC research needs of the public and private sectors, including research institutes, institutes of higher learning (IHLs), government agencies and companies.

For more information, download our NSCC Overview Brochure


08 April 2020 – HPC-AI Advisory Council and National Supercomputing Centre Singapore Expand 3rd APAC HPC-AI Competition to Address COVID-19

The HPC-AI Advisory Council (HPCAIAC) and the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore today announced the launch of the 3rd Annual 2020 APAC HPC-AI competition. The student teams from across the APAC region will compete against international teams to produce solutions and applications in the High-Performance Computing (HPC) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) domains. As part of the updated competition, student teams are now tasked to research, find and choose an HPC or AI application that can potentially be used as part of the global fight against COVID-19.

Find out more about the 2020 APAC HPC-AI Competition.

Related coverage:
(insideHPC) Student Teams Encouraged to Join the 3rd APAC HPC-AI Competition
(insideHPC) APAC HPC-AI Competition Expands to Address COVID-19


24 March 2020 – Singapore’s supercomputing resource joins fight against COVID-19  

Local COVID-19 related research projects will be given special fast-tracked access to supercomputing resources at the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore to speed up research on the virus. This could include deeper studies about the virus genome and potential new therapies or vaccines. Read more about the Special COVID-19 Call for Projects in the NSCC Media Release.

Find out more about the NSCC Special Call for COVID-19 Projects here.

Related coverage:
– (Channel News Asia) COVID-19: Researchers to get access to supercomputing resources at NSCC

26 February 2020 – Announcing the Winners of DMC20!

This year’s challenge saw four international teams emerge with accolades for developing uniquely innovative solutions for specific components, each of which are crucial in ensuring the seamless transfer of large amounts of research data across the globe. For more about the winners and the DMC20, please read the Media Release about DMC20 here.


11 – 14 March 2019 – SupercomputingAsia 2019, Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre 

More than 700 research and industry delegates attended SupercomputingAsia 2019 in Singapore from 11 to 14 March 2019! This year’s event saw researchers and industry sharing ideas at insightful workshops and seminars, network with the who’s who in supercomputing, and showcase the best that supercomputing and high performance computing has to offer.

A $200 million boost to further develop the field of supercomputing in Singapore was announced by Guest of Honour, Mr Heng Swee Kiat, Minister for Finance & Chairman of The National Research Foundation at the opening ceremony of SCA19.

Related coverage:
– (The Straits Times) 200 million boost to further-develop the field of supercomputing in Singapore
(The Business Times) National Research Foundation to allocate S$200m to upgrade Singapore’s supercomputing capability
– (Channel News Asia) Singapore’s supercomputer ambitions get a timely, much-needed boost
– (The Straits Times) Supercomputing gets $200m boost in Smart Nation journey
– (Lianhe Zaobao) 政府拨款2亿元发展超级计算能力
– (Computer Weekly) Singapore invests S$200m to upgrade supercomputing capabilities