Accelrys to Coordinate UK Government-Sponsored Materials Design Project.
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The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion. 1.8m (US$3.25m) project to deliver an innovative computational service that aims to speed research and development for organizations developing or applying novel materials. The UK Department of Trade and Industry's Under-Secretary of State for Science and Innovation, Lord Sainsbury, has announced funding of GBP 930,000 (US$1.7m) in support of the project, which has been named 'the Materials Grid' (www.materialsgrid.org). The balance of the funding and the technical and scientific resources will be provided by the project partners -- Accelrys Ltd., IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) , the University of Cambridge, CCLRC CCLRC Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils - Daresbury Laboratory and the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt. Accelrys Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accelrys, Inc. ( Daresbury Laboratory (DL) is a UK scientific research laboratory near Daresbury in Cheshire. Around 500 full-time staff are employed there. NASDAQ NASDAQ
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The project aims to create a unique database of critical electronic and physical materials properties based on highly accurate quantum mechanical simulation methods and using the power of grid computing. Scientists will use a web portal to rapidly search the database, receiving pre-computed properties where available, or triggering new calculations that fill in missing data. Users will be able to donate data and grid resources in exchange for access, ensuring the continued growth of the service.
Such a comprehensive, shared, and dynamic resource will provide critical information that could accelerate the development and use of new custom materials. Potential applications include the construction of lighter, stronger alloys for aircraft; improvements in the performance of electronic devices; or the design of more sensitive medical sensors.
Accelrys will manage the project, provide scientific and software development expertise, and commercialize resulting technology.
IBM is a leading provider of grid solutions, and will provide servers, storage and expertise to establish a computational and data grid environment for the project, as part of its commitment to accelerating emerging technologies into business realities.
The team from the University of Cambridge will include Professor Martin Dove from the Department of Earth Sciences and the National Institute for Environmental eScience The National Institute for Environmental eScience (NIEeS) is a collaboration between Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the University of Cambridge. It was established in July 2002 and in addition to its main role of promoting and supporting the use of e-Science (NIEeS), Professor Peter Murray-Rust from the Department of Chemistry's Unilever Centre, and Professor Andy Parker from the Department of Physics' Cambridge eScience Centre. The University of Cambridge will provide a substantial part of the grid computing environment. In part this work will build upon the successes of existing eScience projects that these partners run, including the eMinerals and World-wide Molecular Matrix projects.
CCLRC - Daresbury Laboratory, one of the UKs eight Research Councils, provides large scale experimental, data and computing facilities to the International Research Community. The Data Management Team led by Kerstin Kleese van Dam will develop and support the project's data infrastructure, as well as provide access to the results of the experimental work carried out at the Council's experimental facilities relevant to the project. CCLRC's contribution will build on past e-Science projects such as eMinerals and e-Materials.
The Institute of Mineralogy mineralogy
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"The UK Government's support for this innovative project recognizes the increasingly important role that computational tools are playing in the rational design of commercially important materials," says Mark Emkjer, president & CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Accelrys. "This multi-partner, collaborative project, focused on delivering a new service to industry is a model for the development of these technologies."
Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACCL) is a leading provider of software for computation, simulation, and the management and mining of scientific data used by biologists, chemists and materials scientists, including nanotechnology researchers for product design as well as drug discovery and development. Accelrys technology and services are designed to meet the needs of today's leading research organizations. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California “San Diego” redirects here. For other uses, see San Diego (disambiguation).
San Diego is a coastal Southern California city located in the southwestern corner of the continental United States. As of 2006, the city has a population of 1,256,951. . Its materials research and development team is based at its European Headquarters and Centre of Excellence in Cambridge, UK. For more information see http://www.accelrys.com/.
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