GridPP4: The UK Grid for Particle Physics

Lead Research Organisation: Queen Mary, University of London
Department Name: Physics


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Description We have built a Grid to analyse data from the LHC at CERN and elsewhere. This enabled the discovery of the Higgs Boson, the fundamental scalar boson that is predicted to give mass to all other particles.
Exploitation Route Other disciplines can use our facilities or work with us to develop their own.
Sectors Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software)

Description Other disciplines have used our Grid for their own purposes.
First Year Of Impact 2008
Sector Creative Economy,Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Pharmaceuticals and Medical Biotechnology
Impact Types Societal