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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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Research Data Manager

Research Data Manager

The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) is the gateway to arrhythmia research and development in Canada. One point of contact links pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government and not-for- profit organizations to world-leading Canadian arrhythmia researchers and resources. Our vision is to generate new innovations in arrhythmia treatment and technologies that transform care, focus on the individual needs of patients, and allow them to take control of their care. We are one of 14 networks in the ...

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What I did on my vacation

What I did on my vacation

I had the good fortune to travel to Thailand with my family recently and as I lounged poolside tens of thousands of kilometres from home, I was able to witness ingenuity everywhere I looked. From efficient water filtration systems to perfectly placed landscaping designed for both beauty and shade, it was clear to me that innovation is universal. And it really has to be. Our tour guide explained that in only the past decade, the average temperature in Thailand has increased by 10°C, a startling effect of glob ...

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Name our national systems!

Name our national computing systems

Compute Canada has put out a call to name the four new national computing systems. This is our chance to put our stamp on those names, especially the two systems which will be hosted within Ontario -- a large parallel system based out of the University of Toronto and a general purpose system at the University of Waterloo. Submission Guidelines: The names should be Canadian and work bilingually to reflect the national scope of these systems (you do not need to translate them). It’s an opportunity to promote an ...

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School’s IN for summer at Compute Ontario

School’s IN for summer at Compute Ontario

Summer’s here and Compute Ontario’s annual Summer School on High Performance and Technical Computing is in full swing. Held this year at three different campuses across the province, this popular educational event offers intensive hands-on and interactive sessions covering a variety of modern HPC platforms. “SHARCNET started this summer school program in 2007, and now with the help of Compute Ontario we can expand the reach even more,” said Mike Bauer, Scientific Director for SHARCNET. SciNet, the Centre ...

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HPCS is coming to Kingston in 2017

HPCS is coming to Kingston in 2017

On the heels of 2016’s High Performance Computing Symposium (HPCS) recently coming to a close in Edmonton, organizers for HPCS 2017 are already looking ahead to next year’s event—which will be held at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. “We’re well on our way with the planning,” said organizer and Centre for Advanced Computing Executive Director Don Aldridge. “Next year will be the twentieth anniversary of the conference, the 150th anniversary of Canada, and Queen’s University will be celebr ...

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