Scientific Computing is helping researchers gain access to major cloud providers such as Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure under the NIH Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) Initiative. 

NIH’s STRIDES Initiative provides cost-effective access to industry-leading partners to help advance biomedical research. Currently,  NIH’s STRIDES Initiative benefits are available for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Amazon Web Services (AWS). For more information, you can check our website here.


For access requests, benefits, and other inquiries, please open a ticket with the Minerva HPC team at

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