NCC Ireland


EuroCC_Ireland is located at the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC). It is the National Competence Centre for Ireland under the EuroHPC Competence Centre project (EuroCC) project. EuroHPC aims to bring the benefits of HPC and exascale computing to academics and enterprises across Europe.

EuroCC Ireland Activities

EuroCC_Ireland comprises two streams of activity. The Academic Flagship is targeting academics specifically. The SME Accelerator is for SMEs looking to maximise operational performance using HPC. Currently there are seven enterprises in the Irish SME Accelerator.

Digital Transformation

The EuroCC activities in Ireland include HPC, High Performance Data Analysis (HPDA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). These are essential driving forces for digital transformation of science, industry, public administration and society in Ireland. Through EuroCC_Ireland, ICHEC offers a broad portfolio of services in all HPC-related areas.


The Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC) at NUI, Galway is Ireland’s national centre for High-Performance Computing (HPC) providing e-infrastructure, services and expertise to academiaindustry and the public sector supported by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Skills and the Higher Education Authority
Established in NUI Galway in 2005, ICHEC is hosted by NUI Galway, and accommodated within NUI Galway’s College of Science and Engineering and aligned to NUI Galway’s Strategy 2020-2025. You can read more about ICHEC and NUI Galway here

ICHEC and NUI Galway

ICHEC is hosted by NUI Galway, and accommodated within NUI Galway’s College of Science and Engineering and aligned to NUI Galway’s Strategy 2020-2025.  The College’s ambition is to position itself as a driver of transformational change and to harness its distinctive strengths to deliver excellent and relevant research and teaching (Excellent NUI Galway; Sustainable NUI Galway), as well as an inclusive environment for students and staff (Open NUI Galway; Respectful NUI Galway).  The vision and priorities of ICHEC align fully with NUI Galway’s priority research area Realising potential through data and enabling technologies, and underpin other priority research areas including Sustaining our planet and people, Improving Health and Wellbeing and Enhancing policy and society.  ICHEC’s focus is highly complementary to NUI Galway’s strategy of using the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a blueprint to achieve a better and a more sustainable future.