Mark Daley and his research team at Western University are using SOSCIP’s IBM cloud analytics platform to watch regions of the human brain communicating with each other to diagnose and describe brain disorders in real time. Daley and his team have automated the analysis of terabytes of data generated from functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans that detail the structure and function of the brain.
How can high performance computing (HPC) help with disaster planning, diagnosing chromosome-related disorders, and improving therapy for cancer patients? Three new Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP) research projects have been approved to take on these tasks, with the end possibility of saving cities and healthcare systems money, and improving the quality of life for both city patrons, and patients with challenging diagnoses.
The Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP) Consortium invites Ontario Businesses to submit research project proposals. These projects will enable Ontario Businesses to collaborate with talented university researchers and access unique and powerful high performance computing platforms.
This Call for Proposals is intended to help Ontario Businesses:
The first round of projects from the SOSCIP Research Consortium are underway, and the researchers are working on some important and interesting subjects. Here is a list of resources that help to overview the first set of research.
Blog post by Minister Duguid, Economic Development and Innovation, Ontario, Canada
News & Events
April 17, 2014
The Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP) has provided Western researchers with access to much-needed infrastructure, including the high-performance IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputers and cloud computing and agile computing platforms that are unlike any others in Canada.
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDevOntario)
Minister Goodyear delivered opening remarks today at the Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP): Impact 2014 conference. The conference showcased results to-date, celebrated the partnerships that have fuelled its successes, and launched a new phase of growth for SOSCIP.
The Minister spoke about the Government of Canada's commitment to supporting groundbreaking research and innovation.
April 15, 2014
The Honourable Gary Goodyear,
Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
Hello. Bonjour. Thank you all for the opportunity to speak to you today. C'est un grand plaisir d'être avec vous aujourd'hui.