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

Friday, December 1 at 12pm PT

Accessing the right data is an integral component of informed decision-making. With the ever increasing volume of data available, it’s essential to understand different sources of data, and how to draw upon these different sources effectively. Join us for an engaging and informative session which will introduce you to key concepts, and learn from the expertise of Peder Sande from ORX Surgical, who will be sharing his insights from the world of data discovery and exploration. During this session, we will provide you with a live demonstration as we walk through a practical workbook that will offer you a firsthand glimpse on the process of using different sources of data, ensuring you leave with valuable insights for your own data-related ventures.


  • Fred Popowich, Scientific Director, SFU’s Big Data Hub 
  • Peder Sande, CEO, ORX Surgical

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