Research at SHARCNET
High performance computing accelerates the production of research
results of benefit to Canadian industries, the economy and society
in general. SHARCNET is a leading provider of this critical enabling
technology, and thus, plays a major role in supporting innovation
in both academic and industrial research environments.
High performance computing facilities like SHARCNET guarantee
Canada's long term impact in many areas of science and engineering,
stimulate our high tech industries, and impact education at all
levels of society. Basic scientific research is essential if Canada
is to maintain its international competitiveness.
SHARCNET’s unique model of distributed facilities provides our
researcher community with opportunities for inter-institutional and
multi-disciplinary collaboration, facilitating research and innovation
that would otherwise be impossible. These contributions to basic and
applied research will greatly enhance the economic and cultural lives
of everyone in Canada and beyond.
More than half of SHARCNET’s resources are dedicated to providing
the support needed to attract, train, retain and support a critical mass
of highly qualified, computationally intensive, research groups.