The mission of the PRACE RI is to enable high impact European scientific discovery and engineering research and development across all disciplines to enhance European competitiveness for the benefit of society. The PRACE RI seeks to realize this mission through world class computing and data management resources and services open to all European public research through a peer review process. Through the broad participation of European governments through representative organizations a diversity of resources can be provided by the PRACE RI including expertise throughout Europe in effective use of the resources. To aid users and potential users as well as preparing the next generation scientists and engineers PRACE has an extensive pan-European education and training effort. PRACE also encourages collaboration with industry and industrial use and conducts annual Industrial Seminars at locations throughout Europe. PRACE also seeks to strengthen the European HPC industry through various initiatives and has a strong interest in improving energy efficiency of computing systems and reducing their environmental impact.

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