The agreement will allow access to a large amount of information through the supercomputer “Calendula”.

The University of Salamanca has signed an R & D + i collaboration agreement in connection to smart specialization strategy RIS3, Castilla y Leon. Through this agreement, the University will have access to the Supercomputing CyL public center.  With 1355 km of dark fiber optics, it will be at the disposal of our teachers, researchers and managers. This will aid the University´s digital and technological development and innovation.

Through this agreement, the University of Salamanca will have full access to the services offered by the Supercomputing Center. We will be able to go ahead with many projects connected to virtualization and data management. This will contribute to the University’s technological development in many innovation actions.

This work is made possible by the supercomputer “Calendula”, located in Leon. Thanks to an exclusive optical fiber, it is connected with all the universities in the region. Due to its ability to process a large amount of information, it will be at the University´s service.


The signing ceremony was attended by the rector of the University of Salamanca, Daniel Hernandez Ruipérez. The Advisor for the Environment and the Development of the Junta of Castile and Leon and the President of the Foundation of Supercomputing Centre of Castile and Leon, Juan Carlos Suárez -Quiñones Fernández. As well as, María Victoria Seco, Managing Director of Telecommunications of the Junta de Castile and Leon and Antonio Ruiz-Falcó, Managing Director of the Foundation of Supercomputing Centre of Castile y León.

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Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Catedrático en el Área de Ciencias de la Computación e Inteligencia Artificial de la Universidad de Salamanca. Director del Grupo de Investigación BISITE // Full Professor in Area of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at University of Salamanca. Director of the BISITE Research Group

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