The Shorts | 8/5/21 | Government and Policy in Quantum Computing

The rate at which quantum computing is hitting the media stream is ever-increasing. This piece is a collection of recent articles and reports covering various aspects of quantum computing from the lens of government and policy. Mea Cubitt

First-of-Its-Kind National Quantum Science And Technology Symposium | Through talks delivered by some of India’s best quantum experts from government, academia and industry, the symposium will cover diverse aspects of the field and provide an overview of the scope and impact of quantum computing in India.  Source: CISION.   First-of-Its-Kind National Quantum Science And Technology Symposium…

Information and the future of defence | Earlier this year, the UK government set out ambitious plans for the country’s future prosperity, its security and its role on the international stage over the next decade or so. These plans, The Integrated Review 2021, include significantly increased investment in science and research, a greater focus on security both at home and overseas and more emphasis on resilience for our economy and our society against all manner of threats, from climate change to cyberattacks.  Source: NewScientist.   Information and the future of defence…

Blackburn calls on Department Of Energy to advance Quantum Computing Research | WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) sent a letter to the Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm, calling for greater support for quantum computing hardware and software through strategic research projects. The letter also highlights the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for leading the Quantum Science Center to enhance our national security and support the next generation of technological advancement.  Source: Knoxville Daily Sun.   Blackburn calls on Department Of Energy to advance Quantum Computing Research…

Purdue professor to receive award for physics research | Professor Michael Manfra was selected as a finalist and honoree for the Falling Walls Foundation in the Physical Sciences for demonstrating the existence of anyons.  Source: The Exponent.   Purdue professor to receive award for physics research…

Chicago Quantum Exchange adds new international and regional partners | The Chicago Quantum Exchange, a growing hub for the research and development of quantum technology that is based at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, has added to its community two world-leading research institutions at the forefront of quantum information science and engineering: the Weizmann Institute of Science and The Ohio State University.  Source: uchicago news.   Chicago Quantum Exchange adds new international and regional partners…

European Institutions Announce Research Project to Build Towards a Full-Stack Error-Corrected Quantum Computer | Quantum Machines, creator of the first universal quantum computing cloud infrastructure, with a consortium of top-European research institutions, today announced the launch of a multi-year project to develop quantum computation with Schrödinger cat states. The project is a radically new approach for quantum computing which will pave the way for an advanced European quantum processor equipped with error corrected qubits.  Source: TMCnet.com.   European Institutions Announce Research Project to Build Towards a Full-Stack Error-Corrected Quantum Computer…

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