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August 13th, 2008

New York State Will Award 150 Million CPU Hours to Industry, Academia and Government Organizations

Abstract:
The New York State Office of the Chief Information Officer and Office for Technology (CIO/OFT) and the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) today announced that public and private researchers and businesses in New York state have nearly 150 million CPU hours on one of the world's most powerful supercomputers. Over the next three years businesses, universities and state agencies can apply for time on the supercomputer located at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Computational Center for Nanotechnology Innovations (CCNI).

"The ability to perform cutting-edge research at a fast pace is crucial to the continued development of new products and technology across our state," said Governor Paterson. "The supercomputer is an invaluable resource for our local businesses and universities. I applaud CIO/OFT, NYSTAR and Rensselaer Polytechnic for working with public and private researchers across the state to take advantage of this significant technology."

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