Apply for resources
The Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC) coordinates and develops high end computing capacity for Swedish research. The SNIC computer resources are hosted by the member centres.
How to apply for SNAC resources
SNAC provides a uniform allocation system for SNIC resources to the Swedish research community.
The applicant must be a senior scientist in Swedish academia, at least at the level of assistant professor (forskarassistent).
For further details about the SNAC allocation policy, go here.
- Small level requests (maximum 5 000 core hours/month/resource)
Applications for small allocations are handled locally at the SNIC centres. This category is for small projects and for new groups that want to gain experience of using HPC-systems.
Medium level requests (there is a maximum size of allocations in core hours/month/resource)
Applications for medium level allocations can be submitted at any time to any of the SNIC centres via a unified web form.
The evaluation is performed locally and assesses the feasibility of using the requested resources.
The maximum size of allocations is different for different resources. There is also a maximum total size of an applicants medium level allocations of 150%. For example 80% of the maximum size of one resource and 70% of another. Please, see the link available resources for medium scale applications below for resource specific limits.
Please note that you can not be granted a medium level allocation if you have been granted time on a large level application.
Available resources for medium scale applications
Instructions and Applications form for medium size applications
Large level requests (above the maximum size for medium level requests in core hours/month for at least one resource; minor applications for supplementary resources can be included)
Calls for applications for large level allocations are issued twice a year by SNAC, and SNAC also evaluates the applications and decides on the allocations. The evaluation is based on scientific merit, need for the resources, feasibility of efficient use of the requested resources, and impact.
Please, see the link available resources for medium scale applications above for medium level resource specific limits. Please, read further instructions for each category.
Please note that if a large level application is granted time, you can not submit additional medium level requests.
Available resources for large scale applications
Instruction and Applications form for large scale applications