Mission, Vision & Values

Our vision, mission and values describe who we are and what we believe as an organization. They guide the relationships we build with our partners and the approach we take towards the work we do.


In collaboration with its partners, Compute Ontario will drive advanced computing to accelerate research and enhance competitiveness in the global marketplace resulting in a more prosperous Ontario. Compute Ontario will further position Ontario as the global leader in advanced computing and the global focal point for highly qualified personnel.


Drive advanced computing to accelerate research and enhance competitiveness in the global marketplace, for a more prosperous Ontario. 


Trusted – The organization will strive to be trusted by researchers, industry and institutions. It will strive to preserve integrity in research. It will be regarded as vendor-neutral. It will provide credible advice and

information that is accurate, timely and relevant. It will protect privacy. It will create a secure and predictable environment to foster research in Ontario and to support Ontario’s business.

Accountable – Compute Ontario will seek to provide value for money to Ontario residents. Its decisions will be transparent, and clear, and the organization will take responsibility for its actions.

Collaborative – Compute Ontario will work to bring partners and stakeholders together, to work towards common goals, enhancing the role of advanced computing for all partners. The organization exists to serve a number of stakeholder groups. It will strive to provide a place for research and industry to interact. It will serve as a resource for research and for industries in Ontario. The organization will work to form partnerships and alliances within the advanced computing community. The organization can only succeed with its partners.

Innovative – The organization will be able to respond to the rapidly changing nature of advanced computing. It will be, agile, and able to adapt as needed to provide quality outputs in a streamlined fashion.

Excellence – The organization will promote excellence in research in Ontario and excellence in commercialization of products in Ontario’s companies though the use of advanced computing. The organization strives for excellence in its own activities and will promote Ontario as a global leader in advanced computing.