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IBM Academic Initiative (Informational offer)

IBM Academic Initiative (Informational offer)

IBM, Inc.
Eligibility: UIC Faculty, UIC Staff, UIC Students, UIS Faculty, UIS Staff, UIS Students, UIUC Allied persons, UIUC Faculty and Staff and UIUC Students.
IBM Academic Initiative (Informational offer)
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Harness the power of IBM. Get easy no-charge access to the tools you need to develop the next great thing. 

The IBM Academic Initiative is a program designed to provide students and faculty at accredited academic institutions with access to select IBM assets at no-charge for classroom (teaching and learning) and non-commercial research purposes at the academic institution.

Join IBM Academic Initiative with your University email address to get the following resources:

  • Cloud Access--Enhanced access to the IBM Cloud and select cloud based resources and applications, such as the Watson APIs and IBM Q experience,
  • Software---Access to the same software used by our commercial customers leading to practical training for today’s jobs
  • Courseware-- Faculty access to the same courses delivered to our enterprise customers for inclusion in part or whole into existing and new curriculum
  • Other resources-- University Guest Lectures, TJ Bot, IBM Developer Library and much more

Here’s how to sign up:

Go to IBM Academic Initiative Home page, click the Register Now button and provide your University email address:

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