Is SOSCIP for you?

Do you have a Big Data or advanced computing problem? We can help.

SOSCIP builds partnerships to foster industry adoption of transformative technology.

SOSCIP provides access to leading-edge technology:

As well as research partnership expertise:

  • Access to emerging talent & innovators
  • Streamlined access to academic experts and their teams
  • Research funding programs available

With a focus on industry innovation and made-for-market projects:

  • Address big data challenges
  • Commercialize new products  & services and grow business
  • Improve business processes


We work with Canadian companies of all sizes, as well as academic researchers from across SOSCIP’s member institutions. Researchers at non-member institutions may be co-PIs.

Our Consortium members include: Carleton University, IBM Canada, McMaster University, Queen’s University, Ryerson University, Seneca College, University of Guelph, Ontario Tech University, University of Ottawa, University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, University of Windsor, Western University, Wilfrid Laurier University and York University.

Our Projects

Our projects have strong skills development and commercialization potential and are able to leverage SOSCIP’s advanced computing and big data analytics platforms.

SOSCIP explores R&D projects in a variety of areas including (but not limited to):

Advanced ManufacturingAerospace & Defense
Agile ComputingAgriculture
Environment & ClimateArtificial Intelligence
Digital MediaEnergy
FinTechHealth Technology
MiningNew Materials
PharmaceuticalsSmart Cities
Social mediaTransportation

SOSCIP’s mandate is to foster collaborative R&D projects; generally, foreground intellectual property is shared among project collaborators.

Project Guide

For more information on the lifecycle of a SOSCIP project and how we support you every step of the way, click here

Application Guide

For more information on how to apply and what to expect during your application process, click here

Talk to us

If you think SOSCIP can help you with your big data or advanced computing problem, our team of experts would be happy to talk to you. Email us for more information or to book an appointment.