CANARIE launches program for entrepreneurs!

Free cloud computing resources from CANARIE  help Canadian entrepreneurs reduce time and cost of product development

DAIR program promotes the use of advanced technologies that give Canadian firms a competitive edge.

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Businesses across Canada can now apply for free cloud-computing resources through a program that aims to improve Canada’s competitive position in the technology sector.

The Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research (DAIR) program is offered by CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, in partnership with two other leading technology organizations, Compute Canada, and Cybera. It is designed to help entrepreneurs develop and test new products without prohibitive product development costs, so that Canadian companies can get a competitive foothold in emerging technology markets. The goal is to support hundreds of projects across Canada over the next three years.

“Building or even paying for computing infrastructure can be a huge cost and time impediment for high-tech innovators. The DAIR program effectively removes that hurdle,” says Jim Roche, President and CEO of CANARIE. “All Canadian entrepreneurs should think about how this rapid access to low-cost cloud computing can help them improve their businesses.”

This is a great opportunity to test out cloud resources and accelerate product development. More detailed information can be found on the DAIR website. Interested? Fill out the online application form.

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Posted on January 10, 2013, in Events & Opportunities and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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