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Expanding commercialization opportunities for Ontario’s industries
Expanding commercialization opportunities for Ontario’s industries
A focal point for provincial, national and international collaboration in advanced computing
A focal point for provincial, national and international collaboration in advanced computing
Developing an investment strategy for secure, predicable funding to support advanced research in Ontario
Developing an investment strategy for secure, predicable funding to support advanced research in Ontario
Working to retain, expand and develop Ontario’s Highly Qualified Personnel
Working to retain, expand and develop Ontario’s Highly Qualified Personnel
Facilitating a strategic and coordinated approach to computing, storage and data access
Facilitating a strategic and coordinated approach to computing, storage and data access

Who We Are

Compute Ontario is a not-for-profit corporation, incorporated in 2014, formed to support advanced computing in Ontario.

Compute Ontario is in its formative stages. Its early functions will include centralizing strategy and planning functions for advanced computing assets and investments in Ontario, including hardware, software, highly qualified personnel, data management, storage and security, and connectivity.


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Compute Ontario’s Chair helps develop a blood test for concussions

Compute Ontario's Chair helps develop a blood test for concussions

Compute Ontario's Chair, Dr. Mark Daley, Doug Fraser, and fellow medical researchers in London have contributed to developing the most accurate concussion test in the world, with over 90% accuracy. The team also relied on SHARCNET for components of the testing. Read more here ...

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ENGAGE: A time to rest and reflect

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At this time of year, one can sense happiness in the air.  Even in a big and bustling city like Toronto where I live, people are happier and more tolerant of one another.  The other day, while driving on our crazy highway 401, a driver cut off another and almost caused an accident.  As I observed this in front of me, I heard the driver who got cut off shout, “Happy Holidays.... A-hole!”   Had this have happened in the summer, only the third word would have made it. Personally, this is one of my favourit ...

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Compute Ontario Appointments Chief Technology Officer

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Toronto, Ontario (Dec 16, 2016) – Compute Ontario, established to support advanced computing in Ontario, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Christen Loken as Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Loken brings more than two decades of experience in technology and specifically, within high performance computing.  For the past 16 years, Dr. Loken has held progressively senior roles at the University of Toronto, most recently as the Chief Technical Officer at SciNet.  Prior to this role, Dr. Loken held visiti ...

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Ontario participates in the fastest, long-distance, academic big data transfer in Canada

Ontario participates in the fastest, long-distance, academic big data transfer in Canada

For Immediate Release Salt Lake City, November 17, 2016 – Today, Compute Ontario joined several leading Canadian and international organizations have successfully tested a next-generation, ultra-fast data transfer at SC16, the world’s largest supercomputing conference. In partnership with Compute Canada, ORION, Calcul Québec and other partners, this demonstration is the fastest, long-distance academic data transfer known in Canada. Data-intensive research in sectors like genomics and personalized med ...

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Compute Canada launches resource allocation competitions for 2017

Compute Canada launches resource allocation competitions for 2017

Today Compute Canada launched its annual Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC), a peer-reviewed process to grant priority access to Compute Canada’s advanced research computing resources. The two competitions -- the Resources for Research Groups (RRG) Competition and the Research Platforms and Portals (RPP) Competition -- are open to Canadian research projects from all disciplines (Note: RPP applications are by invitation from its Notice of Intent (NOI) stage). The allocations of compute and storage resource ...

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