The HEP Software Foundation

The HEP Software Foundation (HSF) facilitates coordination and common efforts in high energy physics (HEP) software and computing internationally. The objectives of the HSF as a community-wide organization include

  • sharing expertise
  • raising awareness of existing software and solutions
  • catalyzing new common projects
  • promoting commonality and collaboration in new developments to make the most of limited resources
  • aiding developers and users in creating, discovering, using and sustaining common software
  • supporting career development for software and computing specialists
  • provide a framework for setting goals and priorities, and attracting effort and support
  • facilitate wider connections with other science fields.