Ilifu, a big data infrastructure for data-intensive research, will enable South African researchers to be world leaders in the strategic science domains of astronomy and bioinformatics. Operated by a consortium of universities and research organisations in the Western and Northern Cape, 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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Ilifu partners.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Sol Plaatjie University
South African Radio Astronomy Observatory
Stellenbosch University
University of Cape Town
University of the Western Cape