Our Sponsors

Canadian Science Publishing: The publisher of STEM Fellowship Journal and sponsor of the Big Data Challenge.

Canadian Science Publishing (CSP) is Canada’s independent, not-for-profit leader in mobilizing science-based knowledge. CSP currently owns and publishes 24 diverse international journals with distribution in more than 175 countries, and provides publishing services to an additional 15 titles.


SciNet UofT: Academic sponsor of STEM Fellowship data science education and the Big Data Challenge.

SciNet is Canada’s largest supercomputer centre, providing Canadian researchers with computational resources and expertise necessary to perform their research on scales not previously possible in Canada.


SAS Canada: The host of the Big Data Challenge finals and sponsor of the scholarship prize that provides data science education curriculum and certification for STEM Fellows.

Through innovation analytics, business intelligence, and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 75, 000 sites make better decisions faster.


IBM Big Data University: Learning material and monetary sponsor of the Big Data Challenge and the IBM student prize.

Big Data University is an IBM community initiative focused on providing opportunities to learn the fundamental concepts required to develop, process, and analyze big data and break down the traditional barriers to participation in this sector.


Perimeter Institute: Host of the Canadian Young Physicists’ Tournament

Perimeter Institute is a leading centre for scientific research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics. Founded in 1999 in Waterloo, Canada, its mission is to advance our understanding of the universe at the most fundamental level, stimulating the breakthroughs that could transform our future.


Royal Bank of Canada: Monetary sponsor of the National Big Data Challenge

Serving over 16 million clients and employing 80, 000 people, the Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank. RBC Future Launch empowers Canadian youth for the jobs of tomorrow.


The Schulich Foundation: Monetary sponsor of the National Big Data Challenge

One of Canada’s largest foundations, The Schulich Foundation has donated in excess of $350 million to university faculties. The foundation’s most important initiative to date is the $100 million Schulich Leader Scholarships program spanning 25 universities across Canada and Israel.


Canadian Resident Matching Service: Sponsor of the BDC

 The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) is a national, independent, not-for-profit, fee-for-service organization that provides a fair, objective and transparent application and matching service for medical training throughout Canada.


Let’s Talk Science: Sponsor of the BDC

Let’s Talk Science motivates and empowers youth to fulfill their potential and prepare for their future careers and roles as citizens. Let’s Talk Science supports learning and skill development using science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).


University of Calgary Hunter Hub: Sponsor of the BDC

The Hunter Hub enriches the student experience and powers innovation across the university and in the community by developing and actively nurturing a culture of entrepreneurial thinking and entrepreneurship.