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Collaborate with PDC

PDC collaborates with many businesses from different market sectors (including the life sciences, manufacturing, automotive, transport and energy industries) by providing supercomputing and storage resources, as well as consultancy services, for R&D projects run by industrial researchers around the world.

Why use PDC's services in your research

Do you need to perform large-scale simulations or optimisations?

  • PDC has a Cray XC40 with over 67,000 CPU cores, along with a range of experts who can assist your company with using commercial or free software, as well as helping with coding in specific research areas.

PDC can assist your business R&D with...

 What types of companies collaborate with PDC?

  • PDC works with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), as well as large businesses - so you are welcome to contact us, no matter the size of your company or your research question!
  • Most of PDC's current industrial partners are from Sweden and Europe, but we welcome enquiries from any business needing help with high performance computing (HPC) research.
  • PDC is a member of the Swedish e-Science Research Centre (SeRC) and provides HPC services and consultancy to a range of industrial partners within SeRC.

Contact PDC for HPC assistance if your company...

  • wants to undertake research using PDC's resources and services,
  • is interested in co-ownership of resources hosted at PDC,
  • need some advice or assistance from our expert consultants, or
  • needs a Masters student for a research project.

Examples of business R&D collaborations with PDC

PDC's largest industrial partner is Scania. The figure shows a volume rendering of the instantaneous velocity magnitude on the leeward side of a Scania R20 Highline truck at crosswind conditions. (Source: Scania)

Take advantage of PDC's HPC services for your R&D

Apply to use PDC's HPC services

If your business would like assistance with high performance computing or to use our facilities, please contact our Business Unit  directly so we can discuss the best solution for your company.

Costs to use PDC's HPC services

You can read about costs for using PDC's HPC services and which services may be available free of charge .

Information about how to use PDC's HPC services

After your company has made a collaborative agreement with PDC regarding how we can help your company, you will be able to find information about all aspects of using PDC's services (from getting an account to running software or storing data) on the PDC User Support pages  or by contacting support@pdc.kth.se  directly.

Acknowledging use of PDC's HPC services

If you are awarded free allocations of time and/or storage at PDC or utilise free assistance from application or system experts through PDC, you are asked to acknowledge the funding body and use of PDC's HPC services appropriately .