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Impact of EPSRC’s investments in HPC infrastructure

This evaluation was carried out by London Economics to assess the impact of EPSRC’s investments in high performance computing (HPC) infrastructure.

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This evaluation was carried out by London Economics to assess the impact of EPSRC’s investments in HPC infrastructure.

In particular, the study investigates:

  1. the scientific, economic, societal, and environmental impacts of EPSRC’s investments in HPC provisions
  2. the return on EPSRC’s investment in HPC.

In scope of the study were EPSRC’s HPC investments into national Tier-1 and regional Tier-2 HPC infrastructure over the 10 years prior to the evaluation.

The return on these investments is estimated to be between 6.5:1 to 19.5:1

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