Oracle Cloud

UBC is partnered with Oracle for Research to support researchers in all aspects of discovery. This partnership makes it simple for researchers to host, store and analyze their data with our cloud infrastructure solutions for free.

UBC and Oracle get researchers started on the cloud quickly. We offer several awards that support research with cloud credits, as well as project grants, for work that fulfill the following criteria:

  • The applicant(s) identify a specific project for which they’d like to use Oracle Cloud.
  • There is a demonstrable need for cloud computing resources throughout the given project.
  • The involved researchers are willing to work with cloud architects to optimize their utilization of Oracle Cloud resources.

Oracle for Research provides hands-on technology consultations and introduces members of our program to like-minded peers for collaboration. They also offer their members Oracle’s global platform to share and publicize their exciting research. Get started today with one of the following award tiers:

Oracle for Research Cloud Starter Awards

Get US$1,000 in credit toward your choice  of cloud storage, database, and service offerings. Host, process, analyze, share, and store research data on Oracle Cloud - no credit card required.

Sign up for $1,000 in Oracle Cloud credits

Oracle for Research Project Awards

Apply today and get access to significant cloud credit resources, hands-on technology consultations, peer-to-peer collaborations and more. If you have questions regarding the application contact

Submit your application

Oracle Open Data

Oracle Open Data is a free data repository for researchers, educators, students, and data scientists, offering free access to a range of trusted data sets. Connect with information from data producers like NASA, NOAA, NIH and more. Access a wide variety of trusted data sets including ZINC, GOES, MODIS and Landsat, no payment nor login required.

Explore the repository here.

Connect with Oracle for Research and explore how they can help you accelerate your research.

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