Academic and research organizations have unique identity and access management needs. The Research Council has recognized this need by developing a federated and distributed identity and access management system, Knowledge Identification (KID), based on the Shibboleth framework. Shibboleth defines a common framework for access management that is being adopted by education and commercial sectors across the world.
Researchers who are part of TRC-affiliated institutions may log in using the same username and password used in their organization. Researchers and students who are part of non-affiliated institutions would be able to join at an upcoming stage as independent researchers.