It will be used to further advance research and development in resource and energy efficient technologies, drug discovery, and weather prediction. It will also help develop industrial applications in many domains: drug and material design, bio-engineering, and climate-friendly energy systems. The EU is at the forefront of investment in next-generation supercomputing infrastructure. In addition to the Deucalion in Portugal, 6 EuroHPC supercomputers have been acquired in the following centres: Sofiatech in Bulgaria, IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center in Czechia, CINECA in Italy, LuxProvide in Luxembourg, IZUM in Slovenia, and CSC – IT Center for Science in Finland. The Joint Undertaking plans to acquire another pre-exascale supercomputer in Spain, later this year. Moreover, a Commission proposal, presented in September 2020, aims to enable a further investment of €8 billion in the next generation of supercomputers and quantum technologies.