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The European Processor Initiative gathers 26 partners from 10 European countries to develop the processor and ensure that the key competence of high-end chip design remains in Europe. Here you can find news related to the Consortium and their participation to numerous events.




EPI First tutorial held in Barcelona

Partners from the European Processor Initiative organized and held their first public tutorial on EPI called “First steps towards a made-in-Europe high-performance microprocessor”. It was held on July 17th, at the Universita Politècnica de Catalunya, co-located with the ACM 2019 Summer school on HPC architectures for AI and dedicated applications. EPI distinguished experts presented in […]
EPI software on the menu: Jesus Labarta is explaining EPI hierarchical system. @BSC_CNS
17/07/2019 1:56 pm
Fabrizio Gagliardi from @BSC_CNS opening the first tutorial on EPI!
17/07/2019 12:14 pm

EPI’s first tutorial – July 17

EPI will hold it's first tutorial on July 17th 2019 in Barcelona.

EPI’s Manager on NVIDIA Bringing CUDA to Arm

NVIDIA announced its support for Arm CPUs, by making available to the Arm® ecosystem its full stack of AI and HPC software — which accelerates more than 600 HPC applications and all AI frameworks – by year’s end. The stack includes all NVIDIA CUDA-X AI™ and HPC libraries, GPU-accelerated AI frameworks and software development tools such as […]

EPI Presented at Barcelona RISC-V Workshop

Prof. Mateo Valero, director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, presented the European Processor Initiative in RISC-V Workshop, Barcelona 7-10 May, 2018. His keynote focused on the role of RISC-V architecture in the EPI project and in future exascale computing systems in general. Video is available here

European Processor Initiative announced on European Commission website

The European Commission published an official announcement of the European Processor Initiative (EPI) on its website. The announcement confirmed there are 23 partners in the project and the budget amounts to 120 million euro. Take a look at the EC announcement
Last segment of tutorial: Jaume Abella from @BSC_CNS talking about the #Automotive domain of EPI.
17/07/2019 2:45 pm
@Mauro_Olivieri_ We thought we'd show proof you found the room on time 😄. Starting the #accelerator segment of the EPI tutorial! @BSC_CNS
17/07/2019 1:14 pm
@Mauro_Olivieri_ @la_UPC @BSC_CNS Happy to be of service with subtle reminders 😁☝️
17/07/2019 9:46 am
Different competences and perspective, coming from the diversity of 26 partners in EPI 🇪🇺
14/07/2019 5:44 pm

First steps towards a made-in-Europe high-performance microprocessor

The European Processor Initiative (EPI), crucial element of the European exascale strategy, delivers its first architectural design to the European Commission and welcomes new partners Almost six months in, the project that kicked off last December has already delivered its first architectural designs to the European Commission, thus marking initial milestones successfully executed. The project […]

European Processor Initiative kicks off in Brussels

Consortium partners of the European Processor Initiative (EPI) met in Brussels on December 18th and 19th 2018 to kick off the project that will be the cornerstone of EU’s strategic plans in High-Performance Computing. The Initiative gathers 26 partners from 10 European countries with the aim of bringing to the market a low-power microprocessor and […]


Philippe Notton, General Manager of the European Processor Initiative, gave a presentation on EPI activities and efforts in Lisbon, November 21st 2018, attending the European Forum for Electronic Components and Systems. Presenting EPI goals, Mr Notton explained the core ideas behind EPI project and its overall line-up with European strategic goals set out in EuroHPC […]
@OdnetninI @BSC_CNS We will try and make available all the lectures on our channel soon!
17/07/2019 2:05 pm
@_abartolini_ is presenting the new challenges of the #HPC #processors at the first EPI #tutorial. @BSC_CNS @la_UPC @UniboMagazine
17/07/2019 12:25 pm
In less than 3 hours, the first EPI #tutorial is beginning at Sala Àgora, @la_UPC. Our @BSC_CNS staff is getting everything ready to welcome the first group of students and applicants in what we hope is the first of many more EPI tutorials. Soo exciting 🎉! Stay tuned!
17/07/2019 9:31 am
@Mauro_Olivieri_ on why Europe needs its processor: security, economic problems, sovereignty! @hipeac
14/07/2019 5:23 pm

EPI at EuroHPC Summit Week

Impressions from the EuroHPC Summit Week 2019, that was held from 13 to 17 May in Poznań, Poland, are still fresh, as the event turned out a huge number of attendees and interesting topics covered in the 4-day event. European Processing Initiative, under the moderating lead of Mr Leonardo Flores Añover and Mr Andrea Feltrin […]

EPI presented in HPC User Forum, Detroit 2018

Jean-Marc Denis, HPC International Business Director at Bull, the EPI consortium coordinator, presents EPI at HPC User Forum in Detroit.