At the Chicago Quantum Exchange in 2020: A Year in Review

At the Chicago Quantum Exchange in 2020: A Year in Review

Chicago Quantum Exchange

December 18, 2020

Quantum information science had a banner year in the U.S. with federal agencies awarding more than $700M to support large-scale scientific endeavors, significant advancements in quantum information science, and the launch of programs that will help the nation retain global leadership in this critical field. During 2020, Chicago Quantum Exchange members and scientists were awarded new federal centers and institutes, made advances in quantum science, added 13 new corporate partners, and initiated new programs to prepare a quantum workforce.

Chicago Quantum Exchange welcomes six new partners focused on advancing research, building a quantum economy

Chicago Quantum Exchange welcomes six new partners focused on advancing research, building a quantum economy

Chicago Quantum Exchange

November 13, 2020

The leading quantum research hub expands to include more than 20 partners, including additional Chicago-based organizations. New partners include Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), Hamamatsu Photonics, Protiviti, Quantum Machines, and Super.tech. The Chicago Quantum Exchange has also partnered with P33, a private sector led non-profit dedicated to driving innovation leadership for the Chicago region.

Chicago Quantum Summit to foster national center collaborations, build quantum economy

Chicago Quantum Summit to foster national center collaborations, build quantum economy

October 29, 2020

The third annual Chicago Quantum Summit, taking place virtually Nov. 11-13, 2020, will convene technology experts from around the country to forge new partnerships amid an exciting year for quantum research. The annual event is dedicated to setting the stage for next steps in quantum science and technology.

White House OSTP and DOE Announce the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee

White House OSTP and DOE Announce the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee

Department of Energy

August 28, 2020

On Aug. 28, 2020, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the U.S. Department of Energy announced the members of the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee, which will counsel the Administration on ways to ensure continued American leadership in quantum information science. CQE members and partners include: Fred Chong, UChicago; Joe Lykken, Fermilab; James Clarke, Intel; Chad Rigetti, Rigetti Computing; Mark B. Ritter, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center; and Krysta M. Svore, Microsoft Research.