SK invests $2.2M in USask science research

January 22, 2018

The University of Saskatchewan is set to benefit from a $2.2M funding injection that the SK government has given to Compute Canada, a national organization that provides SK’s research community with advanced research computing infrastructure, support personnel and services. Based at USask, Compute Canada Major Science Initiative 2.0 Project will specifically support research initiatives focused on global food security, the Canadian Light Source, and other areas. The funding will be provided through Innovation Saskatchewan’s Innovation and Science Fund over a five-year period from 2017 to 2022. “This investment will provide the advanced computing services needed to catapult innovation,” said USask Vice-President of Research Karen Chad. SK