Romanian National Infrastructure for Advanced Scientific Computing (formerly National Grid Infrastructure - NGI-RO)
is a consortium of research
and academic institutions whose purpose is to promote, implement, maintain and
operate the national distributed computing infrastructure for science and
The consortium is coordinated by Horia Hulubei National Institute for R&D in
Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), which represents NGI-RO in the
European Grid Infrastructure (EGI).
The specific objectives of NGI-RO are:
To provide top quality services of grid and cloud computing, data storage
and management, to the national research and academic communities.
To facilitate the access of scientists to advanced computing technologies
To represent the interests of the providers and beneficiaries of resources
and services of grid and cloud computing for scientific research.
To promote the exchange of know-how on distributed computing infrastructures
and Big Data.
To stimulate and support the collaboration between the user communities and
the participation in (inter)national e-Infrastructure projects, in particular
within the Horizon 2020 EU programmes.
To disseminate the knowledge on grid and cloud technologies within
scientific and industrial communities and to increase the public awareness
regarding their benefits.
NGI-RO is open to new members that share the values of the consortium and wish
to contribute to the achievement of its objectives.