TACC program to aid private sector R&D

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin has introduced Science and Technology Affiliates for Research (STAR), a new program that will offer private sector organizations the opportunity to increase the effectiveness of their research and development activities through the use of advanced computing technologies.
“As one of the leading advanced computing centers in the United States, TACC is dedicated to working with public and private sector partners to expand their engineering, technology and computing capabilities,” said Vice President for Research Juan Sanchez. “The STAR program supports high-risk/high-gain research and developing new approaches to solving problems — key ingredients to pushing the frontiers of science and technology, and to being competitive in today’s global marketplace.” Full Story


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