A supercomputing project with an investment of over 1 billion yuan (US$150 million) has settled in Shenzhen, according to Shenzhen Economic Daily.
Under the guidance and promotion of the Shenzhen Municipal State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, the project agreement was signed between municipal State-owned enterprise Shenzhen SEZ Construction and Development Group and a subsidiary of the Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
The project will build a new-type three-level computing network, with Shenzhen as its operation headquarters, build the first supercomputing center in China that uses a domestically developed and independently controllable supercomputing operating system and the first “zero carbon” supercomputing center in South China.
The project is expected to provide strong technical support for key fields such as life and health and marine meteorology, gather upstream and downstream industries such as cloud computing, AI computing and the Internet of Things in Shenzhen, and promote the development of the city’s AI industry.
Since 2019, Shenzhen’s State-owned enterprises have helped 27 high-quality investment projects worth over 70 billion yuan settle in the city, according to the Daily.