The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC) of The Cyprus Institute (CyI) acts as the Nation HPC Competence Center for Cyprus.

The mission of CaSToRC is:

  • To carry out a research program of international calibre in computational sciences, engineering, technology and scientific computing.
  • To support the research mission of other CyI research centers, both the currently established research centers and future centers.
  • To provide forefront computing resources to enable Cyprus and the larger Eastern Mediterranean research community to pursue state-of-the-art computing-related research.
  • To be a catalyst for the development of an education in computation-based science and technology in Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean region.
  • To act as a National HPC Competence Center and a regional hub for computational science, scientific computing and innovation for academia, government and industry.