PSNC is affiliated to the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Instytut Chemii Bioorganicznej PAN) and is responsible for the development and management of PIONIER, the national research network in Poland, which is connected to the GEANT2 network at the speed of 10Gbit/s. PSNC employs about 200+ people divided into four departments: Supercomputing, Scientific Applications, Network and Network Services. It is an HPC Center, Systems and Network Security Center as well as R&D Center of New Generation Networks, Grids and Portals. PSNC is also the operator of Polish National Research and Education Network POL-34/622 and PIONIER, Operator of Poznan Metropolitan Area Network POZMAN. PSNC is the Centre of Excellence of Sun Microsystems Inc. and Microsoft Innovation Center. It is also the official Cisco Networking Regional Academy.
PSNC will use its knowledge and experience in the project participating in new functionality development, increasing the stability and reliability of the Globus version, deployment in the e- infrastructure. Our dissemination activity will concentrate mainly on trainings and tutorials organised for scientific communities.