EC-funded research visit opportunities in computational science Call for applications next closing date st May 2005 HPC-Europa, a consortium of 11 leading European centres, is calling for applications from researchers working in Europe to visit one of more than 200 research institutes associated with the Transnational Access programme. Visitors will use HPC-Europa's High Performance Computing (HPC) facilities to advance their research, while collaborating with scientific researchers from an appropriate local research institute. The programme is fully funded by the EC's Structuring the European Research Area programme, and offers access to some of the most powerful HPC facilities in Europe HPC consultancy from experienced staff opportunities to collaborate with scientists working in related fields at a local research institute travel costs, subsistence expenses and accommodation.
39 The selection panel approves applications on the basis of scientific merit. For this reason, applicants are encouraged, where possible, to identify a suitable researcher with whom to collaborate before applying, as this often increases the chances of the application being approved. HPC-Europa is funded until the end of 2007. Selection meetings are held fout times per year, and applications must be received by st May 2005 for the selection meeting in June. Successful applicants will visit for between three and 13 weeks, starting during the period from July to December 2005. Further information and the online application form are available at http://www.hpc-europa.org