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IFAE maintain a stable collaboration framework for the scientific-technological center Port d’Informació Científica (PIC), located on the Bellaterra campus of International Excellence of the Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).

IFAE has the infrastructure based at PIC for the operation of the Tier-2 of the ATLAS experiment.

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IFAE deploys a second level regional data processing centre of the WLCG, a Tier2, for the ATLAS experiment.

IFAE operates a fraction (25%) of the Spanish federated ATLAS Tier2, which provides resources equivalent to 4% of the total needs for the Tier2 centers worldwide, as well.