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New world-class European supercomputer inaugurated in Italy

The Commission, together with the European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU), the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research and the CINECA consortium have inaugurated Europe's latest supercomputer: LEONARDO, located at the Bologna Technopole, in Italy.

photo of a computer room with computers on which the Leonardo logo appears, as well as the EuroHPC and the European Union flag, accompanied by the words Founded by the European Union

LEONARDO is a world-class supercomputing system, developed and assembled in Europe. When fully operational, it will have a computing power of nearly 250 petaflops (250 million billion calculations per second). LEONARDO is currently placed as the fourth most powerful supercomputer in the world

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