Nearly $ 20 million in Google Cloud credits will be donated to academic institutions and researchers.
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This Friday, March 27, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced that the company will donate $ 800 million to support SMEs , health organizations, governments and crisis response institutions around the world due to the pandemic. of Covid coronavirus -19 .
According to Google announced on its official blog , about 340 million dollars will go to support SMEs in the world and will be distributed as credits for ads among small and medium-sized companies that have been active in the use of Google Ads last year. . If you need this support, you can do it from here .
On the other hand, 20 million dollars in Google Cloud credits will be donated so that academic institutions and researchers can enhance their computing capabilities and infrastructure with the aim of studying possible therapies and vaccines, analyzing critical data and identifying new ways to combat the pathogen that today has caused more than 26,455 deaths worldwide. You can apply for the credits on the Google for Education site.