Brainware for Science

Competence Center for High Performance Computing in Hessen (HKHLR)

The primary aim of HKHLR is to help scientists with their questions about the efficient and sustainable use of modern HPC systems for research

Impact Numbers



HKHLR was founded by the five universities of Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Giessen, Kassel, and Marburg, and is funded by the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts

Lichtenberg II Cluster

15 Million

TU Darmstadt receives funding of 15 million Euro for the new Lichtenberg II cluster.

Goethe CSC Cluster

7 Million

Frankfurt's university receives funding of 7 million Euro for the new Goethe cluster.

Two high performance computers for Frankfurt and Darmstadt

22 Million

The universities in Darmstadt and Frankfurt receive more than 22 million Euro funding for their new high performance computers.

HKHLR funding

2.8 Million

HKHLR is granted a second funding round 2.8 million Euro by the Hessiean State Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts.

Core Hours


Core hours per year of all Hessian main clusters