Research & Innovation Cloud Hub (RICH) is a service provided by the Office of Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO). The service enables access to major Cloud Providers such as Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Microsoft Azure.

NIH Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) Initiatives benefits are available for Google Cloud Platform.

NIH’s STRIDES Initiative provides cost-effective access to industry-leading partners to help advance biomedical research. These partnerships enable access to rich datasets and advanced computational infrastructure, tools, and services.


Office of Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO)


The following documents are required for each member of the research team:

Please open CRIO / Research Cloud Request HERE.


User will be billed based on actual usage of the Cloud resources