The main objective of the K computer development project is to achieve science and technology breakthroughs through the supercomputing capabilities. However, the project also aims to build and foster a world-leading research and development hub.
This project brings together the world's greatest scientific and engineering minds. Researchers are pooling their talent and insights to tackle the grand challenges facing the 21st century ? particularly the need to combat global warming and develop sustainable growth models. The K computer is creating a technical environment that invites tomorrow's talent to share knowledge and wisdom in the search for answers to these challenges.