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Ilifu is a consortium of Western Cape institutions that together will establish and operate a data-centric, high-performance computing facility for data-intensive research. The partner institutions from the Western and Northern Cape regions in South Africa are:

  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Stellenbosch University
  • Sol Plaatje University
  • South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO, formerly SKA South Africa).
  • University of Cape Town (lead institute)
  • University of the Western Cape.

Ilifu will enable South African researchers to be world leaders in the strategic science domains of astronomy and bioinformatics. Ilifu is a regional node in the national data infrastructure, partly funded by the Department of Science and Technology, to support the National Integrated Cyberinfrastructure System of South Africa.

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