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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 the several 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 2019 Opens September 27, 2018

On September 27, 2018, Compute Canada launched 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.

These competitions are open to Canadian research projects from all disciplines. Applications are evaluated for both technical feasibility and scientific excellence.

Questions are welcome at any time by emailing For general inquiries about the process, please refer to our Resource Allocation Competitions page.