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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: Account Renewals Open for 2018

Compute Canada’s annual Account Renewal season will run from March 22 to April 23, 2018. If you have an active account, you should receive an email notification directing you to

Please note: only those accounts that were created or renewed after January 1, 2018, are exempted to renew at this time. All other accounts must be renewed.

If you no longer need your Compute Canada account, then you do not have to renew it at this time and can simply let it expire.

Thank you for taking the time to renew your account. The annual renewal of all user accounts is essential in order to collect the information required by our granting agencies and to deactivate accounts that are no longer in use.

For more information on 2018 Account Renewals, visit the Account Renewals FAQ page or contact