CoeGSS

Centre of Excellence for Global Systems Science

CoeGSS is a European consortium of supercomputing centres, scientific institutions, businesses and NGOs. It helps industry, policy makers and the society, faced with global challenges, to take effective action by providing them with high resolution data and simulations as well as comprehensive analysis and assessment based on a synergetic link between high performance computing (HPC) and Global Systems Science (GSS).

GSS is an emerging research field focused on the risks and opportunities involved in global coordination problems. Examples of global systems are financial markets, global energy use, the internet, and others. Typical GSS research questions concern complex systems; the relevant datasets are mostly very large, and may include heterogeneous data sources, for example, data streams from social media. CoeGSS aims at making HPC and high performance data analytics usable for addressing such questions. A key contribution of CoeGSS will be the development of an HPC-based framework to generate customized synthetic populations for GSS applications.

 

CoeGSS will use HPC to address three selected global challenges in pilot studies:

  • the diffusion of health-relevant social habits,
  • the dynamics of global urbanisation, and
  • the possibility of green growth.

 

GCF's research focus in CoeGSS is green growth. We will develop a synthetic information system for analysing the diffusion of green growth initiatives, such as policy measures like feed-in tariffs or building regulations, business strategies like brands for electric vehicles, or lifestyle changes like switching to vegetarian diets or cycling.

 

 

Funded by:

European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme (2014 – 2020), under the grant agreement number 676547. 


For more information, visit the project website: http://www.coegss.eu/

 

 

 

Events

07.12.17

Second Conference on Financial Networks and Sustainability

This three-day conference (January 17-19, 2018), organized by FINEXUS (Center for Financial...


09.11.17

GCF @ COP23 in Bonn: discussing green growth and how to turn climate risks into opportunities (copy 1)

The Global Climate Forum e.V., the University of Zurich and IIASA, together with partners from...


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News

04.12.17

An Open Invitation to Participate in the GREEN-WIN Survey

A guiding element of the GREEN WIN Project is the Global Dialogue, which aims to produce shared...


22.09.17

GCF and the DOLFINS Consortium replied to the EU consultation on Sustainable Finance

The EU High-level expert group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance has invited all citizens to provide...


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