Windows Azure for Research

azureMicrosoft Research has announced on 9th of September a new initiative to help the research community use the cloud to advance scientific discovery.

Windows Azure for Research has four components:

  • Windows Azure for Research Awards Program: accepting proposals for sizable grants of Windows Azure resources
  • Training: Starting September 2013, a series of 20 or more worldwide training events designed specifically for scientific researchers
  • Technical resources and curriculum will be available online
  • Research community engagements: sponsored annual Windows Azure for Research workshop and participation in existing scientific gatherings

Read the announcement on MSDN site and Windows Azure for Research site.

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