Apply for Google Cloud research credits

Google Cloud research credits can advance your research by giving you access to computing power that will make the next big thing possible. We’re funding projects from modeling the outbreak of COVID-19 to predicting sepsis and discovering new planets. We look forward to supporting the next big breakthrough

Google Cloud has joined the COVID-19 High Performance Computing (HPC) consortium led by the White House to make HPC resources available to researchers working on COVID-19 projects. Submit an HPC proposal here.

Program Eligibility

COVID-19 Research Grants
Companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations and academic institutions in approved countries are eligible to apply for COVID-19 related research credits. Leverage our computing capabilities and infrastructure to study potential therapies and vaccines, track critical data, and identify new ways to combat COVID-19.

Academic Research Grants
Eligibility for research grants unrelated to COVID-19 is limited to faculty and PhD candidates from accredited higher education institutions in approved countries. Review program FAQs to learn more.

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By submitting this form, you, on behalf of yourself (“You”) agree to these terms and conditions: The credit is valid for Google Cloud Platform products and is subject to Your acceptance of the applicable Google Cloud Platform License Agreement and any other applicable terms of service. The credit is non-transferable and may not be sold or bartered. Credit awards must be activated within 60 days of the project start date indicated in the application form. Credit awards expire 365 days from the coupon redemption date, or when the credit amount has been fully used, whichever comes first. The credit may be issued in increments as You use the credit over the period of time during which the credit is valid. The credits do not have commercial value and may not be used for commercial purposes.

Offer void where prohibited by law. If you are faculty at Your educational institution, You represent that You are accepting the promotional credit on behalf of Your educational institution and the credit can only be used on behalf of the educational entity in connection with the project described in this application form and not for Your personal use. If you are a PhD Candidate at Your educational institution, You represent that the credit will only be used in connection with the project described in this application form and in Your capacity as a PhD candidate at Your educational institution. Credit cannot be used for Your personal use.

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