Google Cloud expands higher education credits to support 75+ countries globally
Global Operations Manager, Public Sector Customer Programs, Google Cloud
Announcing the expansion of Google Cloud research, teaching, and learning credits to support additional countries in Asia Pacific and Latin America
To better support equity and opportunity in higher education across the globe, we are pleased to announce the expansion of Google Cloud research, teaching, and learning credits to support additional countries in Asia Pacific and Latin America. "Credits allow users to learn, build, and discover through hands-on access to the computing power of Google Cloud." With the recent additions of Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Uruguay, Indonesia and Vietnam, this brings our global community to over 75 countries.
Google Cloud remains committed to offering a range of technology solutions and skilling offerings to support digital transformation and accessibility to users around the world. As part of this commitment, Google is investing in the digital economies of Asia to include the $10 billion Google for India Digitization Fund and Google's Digital Future Initiative in Australia. These new developments are part of our ongoing efforts to make cloud technologies accessible to more people everywhere -- and to drive more discoveries faster. With access to cloud technologies, researchers can make more breakthroughs and students can learn new technical skills to prepare them for the future.
We have committed to investing $7 million dollars in Latin America over the next year to help founders access capital needed to scale. investing in startups is part of our five-year, $1.2 billion commitment to the region. As a result of Google's investment in the region, researchers have been able to develop technology or study areas such as Advanced Deep Learning, sustainable urban development and healthcare remote patient monitoring.
With Google Cloud credits, students, faculty, and researchers have access to best-in-class solutions for their workloads. Check out more Google Cloud higher education programs to explore the various faculty & student benefits available.Ready to ramp up your own research project with Google Cloud? Apply now for free credits in selected countries.