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Compute Canada enables Canadian researchers to perform world-class research using Advanced Research Computing (ARC) strategies. The organization helps researchers who need ARC in all disciplines and at all scales; from individual researchers to some of the largest international research collaborations in the world.

Compute Canada serves disciplines as diverse as computational criminology, chemistry, aerospace engineering, medicine, and analysis of great works of fiction. This section is dedicated to this community.

In the research portal, you will find access to a full suite of our services and support including access to world-renowned expertise and support documentation.

User News: RAC 2021 Launches on September 23, 2020

On September 23, 2020, we will launch our annual Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC), a peer-reviewed process to grant priority access to storage and compute resources beyond what can be obtained via the Rapid Access Service.

Have questions or need help with the RAC 2021 application process? Join us for a Q&A Session:

English Session
Tuesday, October 6
12:00 – 1:30 pm (EDT)
Register Online
French Session
Wednesday, October 7
12:00 – 1:30 pm (EDT)
Register Online

Visit this RAC 2021 page on our website for the RPP and RRG Competition Guides, as well as information on eligibility and the scientific and technical review process.

Questions? Please email