New $30 million computing facility will help engineers shape smarter, safer cars

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Canadian Foundation of Innovation funding of $30 million for the development of an advanced research computing facility will enable Canadian researchers to gain a deeper understanding of how the scientific, social, health and economic worlds connect.

Announced at the University of Waterloo on July 30, the federal government investment, made through the CFI’s CyberinfrastructureInitiative, will support advanced computing hubs housed at four institutions: the University of Waterloo, the University of Toronto, Simon Fraser University and the University of Victoria. The computing platform will be managed by Compute Canada, an independent organization, and is available to researchers at all Canadian universities, regardless of location or discipline.

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