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Bull-Joseph Fourier Prize 2012 awards three scientific teams for their advances in research and innovation

The works recognized this year will help understand the evolution of the Universe, sources of laser light and nanotechnologies The Bull-Joseph Fourier Prize 2012 was given by Catherine Rivière, CEO of GENCI (the French National High-Performance Computing Organization), and Philippe Vannier, Chairman and CEO of Bull, to three teams of researchers in recogncition for their contributions to improving knowledge in science, innovation and the development of computer simulation methods.

A moment of great pride – Bull Angers welcomes Catherine Rivière, CEO of GENCI and eminent researchers

Philippe Vannier, Chairman and CEO of Bull and Vincent Sarracanie, Industrial and Logistics Director of Bull’s factory at Angers, France, recently played host to Catherine Rivière, CEO of GENCI (the French National High-Performance Computing Organization) – along with Michel Caffarel, Director of Research at CNRS, and Dimitri Komatitsch, Professor of Geophysics, CNRS & INRIA – in the presence of medias and all the Bull employees who work at the site.

Curie speeds up European research

GENCI’s CURIE supercomputer – designed by Bull – opens up unprecedented new possibilities for academic and industrial research in Europe. The equivalent of reading two billion books in just one second: that’s the level of performance which the CURIE supercomputer – designed by Bull for GENCI (the French National High-Performance Computing Organization) and now being made available research purposes – is capable of.