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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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ENGAGE: Memories light the corners of my mind

ENGAGE: Memories light the corners of my mind

Ontario researchers win the Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering for their study of neural codes. (Photo: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International) If you’ve been reading my blogs, you’ll know that I like to talk about my children, what’s happening in my life, and draw parallels to my professional life and the inspiring work of our researchers.  Well, next year is my 50th birthday.  My wife and I are the same age and so it’s a milestone for ...

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Ontario Partnering with Compute Ontario to Coordinate Advanced Computing Strategy for the Province

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Compute Ontario to Coordinate Advanced Computing Strategy for the Province: New strategy will invest $75M to drive innovation, increase competitiveness

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ENGAGE: The rise of convergence science and the increasing need for advanced research computing

“Convergence: The Future of Health,”

A new report, “Convergence: The Future of Health,” draws on insights from scientists and researchers across academia, industry, and government. Lung Image: Gregory Szeto, Adelaide Tovar, Jeffrey Wyckoff, Irvine Laboratory/Koch Institute at MIT. Research sciences are in the midst of a revolution. Clinical researchers are studying ways to regenerate lost limbs and replace malfunctioning organs. Genomics is leveraging big data to establish treatment protocols and therapies to correct disease-causing genetic def ...

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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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