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2019 Sponsors

Meet the sponsors who make SciPy 2019 possible. 

To all our sponsors - thank you. 

Institutional Sponsor


Enthought accelerates science for business impact. We combine science expertise, AI software solutions, and transformation services to turn our customers into digital scientists and set up their organizations to win in today's digital world.


Our team of “scientists who code” pairs in-depth science expertise with data strategy, modeling, simulation, AI and more to transform businesses that depend on science. We solve complex problems for some of the most innovative and respected organizations across the oil and gas, life sciences, chemical, and semiconductor industries.


Founded in 2001, Enthought built the first scientific distribution of Python and has been the institutional sponsor of the annual SciPy conference since its inception. Enthought is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in Houston, Texas, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Zürich, Switzerland, and Tokyo, Japan.

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Platinum Sponsors


IBM Q is an industry first initiative to build universal quantum computers for business and science. Our cross-disciplinary team is developing scalable quantum systems, and potential applications for the technology we make available today. IBM Q quantum devices are accessed using Qiskit, a modular, open-source programming framework. A worldwide network of Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, and startups use IBM Q technology and collaborate with IBM Research to advance quantum computing.

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Gold Sponsors
Gold Sponsors


Bloomberg is building the world's most trusted information network for financial professionals. Our 5,000+ engineers are dedicated to advancing and building new systems for the Bloomberg Terminal to solve complex, real-world problems. We trust our teams to choose the right technologies for the job, and, at Bloomberg, the answer is often Python. We employ an active community of more than 2,000 Python developers who have their hands in everything from financial analytics and data science to contributing to open source technologies like Project Jupyter. We also sponsor and host many events for the Python community.

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The mission of NumFOCUS is to promote open practices in research, data, and scientific computing by serving as a fiscal sponsor for open source projects and organizing community-driven educational programs. NumFOCUS envisions an inclusive scientific and research community that utilizes actively supported open source software to make impactful discoveries for a better world. 


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Intrepid Control Systems

Intrepid Control Systems provides measurement and data logging hardware solutions for Python developers. Our tools capture industrial and laboratory type measurements such as temperature, pressure, voltage, and other process measurements. Intrepid hardware can store data in the cloud (IoT) backed by integrated analysis using Python on the server. Recognized worldwide for our innovative engineering tools, we have offices in the USA, China, Japan, England, Germany, India, Korea, and Australia for direct sales and support.


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D E Shaw

Headquartered in New York City, the D. E. Shaw group is a global investment and technology development firm, founded in 1988, with offices around the world. While we’re known as a pioneer in quantitative investing, we also have considerable expertise in areas that involve fundamental analysis or portfolio manager discretion. Our firm has earned an international reputation for successful investing based on innovation, careful risk management, and the quality and depth of our research and staff. With a culture that combines some of the best aspects of academia, finance, and technology, we pride ourselves on a work environment that promotes collaboration, integrity, and a precise approach to solving problems.  

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At JetBrains, we have a passion for making people more productive through smarter software. Today JetBrains makes some of the most intelligent and powerful IDEs in the market. Our products are used by millions of developers worldwide, and you’ve probably heard of some of them: IntelliJ IDEA for Java, enterprise and web development; ReSharper for .NET; PyCharm for Python; CLion for C++, as well as other smart tools for individual developers and teams. We are also the creators of Kotlin, a new JVM programming language. 

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Python Software Foundation

The mission of the Python Software Foundation is to promote, protect, and advance the Python programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of Python programmers. The Python Software Foundation (PSF) is a non-profit membership organization devoted to advancing open source technology related to the Python programming language. It qualifies under the US Internal Revenue Code as a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) scientific and educational public charity and conducts its business according to the rules for such organizations.

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Descartes Labs

Descartes Labs has built a cloud-based Platform to digitize the physical world. We provide enterprise-grade data processing and management to enable the next generation of global-scale machine learning analytics. Custom machine learning models fuse enterprise datasets with our data catalog to deliver financial, operational, and competitive advantage for our customers. Descartes Labs Platform enables the enterprise to tap into the power of petascale data to solve problems and unearth opportunities. Descartes Labs is headquartered in Santa Fe, NM, and has offices in New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Denver, Minneapolis, and Los Alamos, NM.

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Plotly creates leading open source tools for composing, editing and sharing, interactive data visualization via the web.

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Our talents as creators, inventors, and builders unlock the art of the possible by crafting and implementing fully customized, end-to-end, advanced analytic and AI solutions.

We build solutions to radically transform the business performance of the world's most iconic companies in 9 to 12 months; unleashing the power of large and complex data sets and fostering a culture of innovation and radical change. Our agile, self-funded, and AI-powered solutions ensure continuous improvement for our clients. We focus on enablement from day one, co-creating solutions with the client while building assets and capabilities.

We think big, start small, and scale fast. We construct end-to-end, fit-for-purpose solutions that our clients own and integrate into their unique technology stack with full transparency into components, services, and code.

We are made of a special alloy, the GAMMA alloy: passionate and inventive top-notch data scientists and technologists with sharp business minds.

It’s business with data science and technology built in—an analytics powerhouse with a business backbone. Speed, scale, security. Smart. BCG GAMMA.

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Invitae is a healthcare technology company that leverages genetic information to empower doctors and patients to make informed medical decisions.  Our software engineers work on a variety of projects ranging from innovations in healthcare systems to taming the chaos of biology. We're constantly improving our tools and technologies to deliver the highest quality actionable information for patient health.

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AQR Capital Management

AQR is a global investment management firm built at the intersection of financial theory and practical application. We strive to deliver superior, long-term results for our clients by seeking to filter out market noise to identify and isolate what matters most, and by developing ideas that stand up to rigorous testing. Underpinning this philosophy is an unrelenting commitment to excellence in technology — powering our insights and analysis. This unique combination has made us leaders in alternative and traditional strategies since 1998.    

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Silver Sponsors


Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with 1.44 BBOE of proved reserves at year-end 2017.  Anadarko is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, with regional U.S. and international offices.

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Two Sigma

We are a different kind of investment manager. Since 2001, we have used data science and technology to derive insights that forecast the future and uncover value in markets worldwide.

Our team of scientists, technologists, and academics looks beyond the traditional to understand the bigger picture and develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging economic problems. Our work spans across markets and industries, from insurance and securities to private investments and new ventures. 

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Kitware is an advanced technology, research, and open-source solutions provider for research facilities, government institutions, and corporations worldwide. Founded in 1998, Kitware specializes in research and development in the areas of high-performance computing, visualization, medical imaging, computer vision, software process, and data management and analytics. Among its services, Kitware offers collaborative development and support for high-quality software solutions. Kitware is headquartered in Clifton Park, NY, with offices in Carrboro, NC; Santa Fe, NM; Washington, DC; and Lyon, France.

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The USGS is focused on some of the most significant issues society faces, in which natural science can make a substantial contribution to the well-being of the United States and the world. The USGS is constantly seeking better software technology to support its mission in characterizing and understanding complex Earth and biological systems through research, modeling, mapping, and the production of high quality data on the United States natural resource infrastructure.

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The Tutte Institute for Mathematics and Computing

The Tutte Institute for Mathematics and Computing (TIMC) is a Canadian government research institute focused on research in fundamental mathematics and computer science.  Our mission is to deliver research results having an impact on the most important scientific challenges facing the Canadian and 5-eyes Security & Intelligence Communities.   

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Twitter Data Science

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about, all around the world. From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, from big events to everyday interests. If it's happening anywhere, it's happening first on Twitter. Twitter is where the full story unfolds with all the live commentary.   

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Architecting Power, Efficiency and Choice for scientific computing


The transformation Arm brings to processor innovation is unfolding apace, enabling new market competition and more diverse solutions to serve the constant need for ever-more powerful and efficient compute. Beyond architecting processor innovation, we empower tomorrow’s application developers with the tools which enable them to push scientific boundaries - simply and efficiently.


The use of Python in High Performance Computing (HPC) is growing at a considerable rate.  Python is flexible and can be extended using modules like NumPy or SciPy. Arm Forge is the leader for optimizing robust high-performance applications on any HPC platform. Developers trust Arm tools and professional services to serve their code optimization needs on x86, Arm, NVIDIA GPU, and IBM architectures.

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Community Sponsor


Manning is an independent publisher of computer books for software developers, engineers, architects, system administrators, managers and all who are professionally involved with the computer business. The books we publish cover a huge range of topics that the modern developer needs; from languages and frameworks, to best practices for team leaders.

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