CINECA is a non-profit consortium of several italian institutions, resulting as supercomputing facility, equipped with cutting edge technology. It has a strong relationship with its own stakeholders and collaborates with the communities to enable and develop new applications and tools to better address the challenges of the High-end PC systems.

Research expertise

Provision of high performance computing resources, data management and storage systems, tools and HPC services

Tasks in MAX

CINECA is a member of the Quantum ESPRESSO foundation and through its personnel actively contributes to the design and development of the code. In particular, CINECA is responsible for the parallelisation, portability and performance related issues, including the high-level specialistic support.


Fabio Affinito

WP3 leader



Mariella Ippolito

WP3, WP5, WP6