In this second project phase, we pushed the global high-resolution models towards production on European pre-exascale systems, set up in 2021.

ESiWACE2 focused on:

  1. Further exploring suitable innovative technologies to improve the model performance;
  2. The development of processing tools for more efficient data in- and output;
  3. Providing enhanced support and training of the community.

The Frame

Funding period: 1 January 2019- 31 December 2022 (extended to 31 March 2023)
EC contribution: 8 million euro
Consortium: 20 partners from 9 countries and more than 35 supporters
Coordinator: Dr Joachim Biercamp, 
German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ)
Co-coordinator: Dr Peter Bauer, 
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Project office: 

German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ)
Address: Bundesstr. 45a, 20146 Hamburg, Germany

See the short description of all ESiWACE2 work packages and their deliverables (pdf).



Call reference: 

European research infrastructures (including e-Infrastructures),
Work programme 2018-2020, Call INFRAEDI-02-2018 (RIA): HPC PPP - Centres of Excellence on HPC

Grant Agreement

This project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 823988
Our project profile is available on Cordis

European Commission

The responsible European Commission department is the
Directorate‑General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT)