Apr 10, 2012
With funding from FedDev, Province of Ontario and IBM, SOSCIP launches with 7 founding member institutions and IBM Canada as lead industrial partner.
Apr 14, 2014
SOSCIP announces 4 new member institutions + 4 new focus areas (advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity, digital media and mining).
Apr 28, 2015
FedDev Ontario + IBM announce new investment to support major expansion of SOSCIP’s activities.
May 28, 2015
OCE + SOSCIP launch Smart Computing R&D Challenge, a $7.5 million program with NSERC; 14 projects were approved at up to $500k each.
Aug 27, 2015
Seneca College, OCADU and University of Windsor join as academic member institutions.
SOSCIP expands all platforms to double compute capacity.
Feb 24, 2016
Premier Wynne announces $47.5 million IBM Innovation Incubator Project to help high-tech SMEs commercialize.
Apr 1, 2016
University of Guelph joins SOSCIP as 15th academic member institution.
With funding from the Province of Ontario, SOSCIP launches TalentEdge Program to fund 37 post-docs on new projects.
May 9, 2017
SOSCIP celebrates 5 years of success at 2017 Conference at MaRS and shares plans for continued growth + expansion.
SOSCIP adds 2 new technology platforms: IBM Watson and a GPU-accelerated platform for applications in cognitive analytics, AI and other science and engineering problems.