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Create a project

[Watch and learn from the video guide](http://docs.cancergenomicscloud.org/docs/create-a-project#section-create-a-project-video)

Before you can start analyzing your data, you need to create a project. There are two types of projects on the CGC, **Open** and **Controlled Data Projects**. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "[Controlled Data Projects](http://docs.cancergenomicscloud.org/docs/projects-on-the-cgc) protect Controlled Data by restricting access to users with dbGaP access permissions to TCGA Controlled Data and TARGET Controlled Data.", "title": "Protecting Controlled Data" } [/block] To create a project: 1. Click the **Projects** tab on the top navigation bar and select **Create a project** from the drop-down menu. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/yT1VhEK9TQeto9QlzZmk_create%20a%20project%20CA%20-%202.jpg", "create a project CA - 2.jpg", "593", "249", "#045199", "" ], "caption": "Create a project" } ] } [/block] 2. Name your project. [block:callout] { "type": "success", "body": "Your project will be assigned a [**short name**](the-cgc-api#section-project-short-names) based on the name that you give it. While you may re-name your project from the project [**Settings**](modify-project-settings), you cannot change **short name** after your project is created. The **short name** is used as an ID to refer to the project when using the API, and also appears in the URL for the project, which is used to access it in your web browser.", "title": "Unique project URL" } [/block] 3. Define the project type if you have Controlled Data access. If you don't have Controlled Data access, all your projects are Open Data Projects by default. [block:callout] { "type": "success", "body": "If you have access to Controlled Data, you can choose between the two types of projects. The checkbox next to **This project will contain Controlled Data** will be automatically checked. Deselect the checkbox if you'd like to create an Open Data Project.", "title": "Choosing your project type" } [/block] 4. Set your **Billing Group**. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "Computation and Storage Credits", "body": "Your CGC account comes with <a href=\"https://aws.amazon.com/\" target=\"blank\">Amazon Web Services (AWS)</a> computation and storage credits. You should be able to run your first analysis without adding additional funding." } [/block] 5. Click **Create** to finish. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "Note that before you click **Create**, you can edit your project's URL and, by association, its **[short name](the-cgc-api#section-project-short-names)**.", "title": "Change the Project URL" } [/block] ##Create a Project video [block:embed] { "html": false, "url": "https://drive.google.com/a/sbgenomics.com/file/d/0B4n0VAdh2ImHVWhOTFl5S0U2NWc/preview", "title": "Create a Project", "favicon": "https://ssl.gstatic.com/docs/doclist/images/icon_14_video_favicon.ico", "image": "https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/kLWr-a1QAoMg3widbeNqrR-oXs7ZMd0tYMiBJDMXg9x1VqbNNqQyUQ=w1200-h630-p", "iframe": true, "width": "100%", "height": "420" } [/block]