Simon Fraser University is your trusted partner for every step of the big data journey. We focus on creative holistic solutions that transform data problems into opportunities, and put data to work for real-world results.


People trained in data-intensive tools and approaches


Companies engaged to unlock new insights and solutions


Governmental partners engaged at the federal, provincial and municipal levels

What We Offer


Uncover opportunities to leverage big data to improve your products, services or processes by collaborating with our experts

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Customized training to build the skills your team needs to make better data-driven decisions for your organization, delivering hands-on instruction and guidance virtually or at your workplace once public health guidelines permits

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Access the next generation of job-ready talent with the skills to harness data for positive outcomes through SFU Co-op opportunities, hackathons and innovative education programs

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SFU's Big Data Hub has engaged more than 120 partners, empowering organizations to put their data to work for real-world results. These are just a few examples of our partners.

Upcoming Events

Register for the upcoming Data Visionaries Session

Unlock the potential of ethical data usage at our upcoming Data Visionaries: Ethics of Data event!

In today’s data-driven world, companies and organizations now have greater access to data and associated tools, offering endless opportunities to enhance processes and services. However, with these opportunities come potential risks, particularly in sectors like healthcare, where the possibilities are vast. Join us as we explore the ethical considerations within this data-rich landscape. What responsibilities do different stakeholders bear as we navigate these opportunities? Gain valuable insights from our guest speaker, Dr. Alexandra T. Greenhill, CEO and Chief Medical Officer from Careteam, as we dive into the Ethics of Data and learn from real-world applications. You will come away with a better understanding of ethical issues that might be relevant for your data projects.


  • Fred Popowich, Scientific Director, SFU’s Big Data Hub 
  • Dr. Alexandra T. Greenhill, CEO and Chief Medical Officer, Careteam

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