The PIC, (Port d’Informació Científica: "Scientific Information Port"), founded in 2003 and maintained through a collaboration agreement among the following 4 institutions:
is a data center of excellence for scientific-data processing supporting scientific groups working in projects which require strong computing resources for the analysis of massive sets of distributed data.
Since its creation in 2003, PIC has been collaborating closely with the LHC Computing Grid (LCG) as a Tier-1 centre and coordinates the participation of the seven research institutions (CIEMAT, IFAE, IFCA, IFIC, UAM, UB and USC) that constitute the Spanish contribution to the LCG.
The team of the Port d'Informació Científica (PIC) supports scientific groups working in projects which require strong computing resources for the analysis of massive sets of distributed data.
PIC, the Port d'Informació Científica is:
The PIC is located in the Campus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) in Bellaterra. Bellaterra is a town outside the Barcelona Metropolitan Area, but can be reached very easily from downtown Barcelona or the Airport by public transportation.
Port d’Informació Científica (PIC)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB),
E-08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
Phone: +34 93 581 4109
Fax: +34 93 581 4110
Location: See this map
Getting here? Indications from the UAB mobility and transport department here
Latitude and longitude: 41.500850 2.110628
Map: Campus map
If you are visiting PIC, those are the interest points