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Agreement: access_policy_2021

Access to Compute Canada Federation Resources and Services Policy

Tag / Version access_policy_2021

Definitions

  • Academic Principal Investigator: faculty member (full- and part-time), adjunct faculty member, or librarian at a Canadian university, college, or research hospital that is eligible to hold Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) grants;

  • Research Institute Principal Investigator: lead researcher at a Canadian research institute that is eligible to hold CFI grants.

  • Non-Academic Principal Investigator: industry, non-profit, and government researcher, who, in specific circumstances, may apply to access CCF resources and services through regional Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI)-serving organizations: WestGrid; Compute Ontario; Calcul Québec; ACENET.

  • Sponsored User: any individual whom a Principal Investigator has identified and approved for access to resources and services.

Academic Principal Investigators may apply to access, free of charge, CCF resources and services.

Limited access to CCF resources and services may also be made available, free of charge, to Research Institute Principal Investigators.

There are circumstances in which a Non-Academic Principal Investigator can apply to access CCF resources and services directly through regional Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI)-serving organizations. This access may or may not be free of charge. Please visit their websites for more information, including their contact details: WestGrid; Compute Ontario; Calcul Québec; ACENET.

Any Principal Investigator can identify and approve Sponsored Users to assist with their research.

For further information on access and eligibility, please visit the following webpage.