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
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.
Crain’s Chicago Business
November 12, 2020
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker spoke today at the Chicago Quantum Summit, where he said that despite looming budget challenges made worse by the coronavirus and voters’ rejection of new income-tax plan, the state will make good on its commitment to provide $200 million for quantum computing research at the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
October 28, 2020
The new Center for Quantum Sensing and Quantum Materials, based at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will develop and apply quantum sensing methods to study quantum materials. The Center is highly collaborative and will include experts from UIUC, the SLAC National Laboratory, Stanford University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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.
September 23, 2020
Scientists from universities across the Midwest, including the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will lead an effort to redesign quantum science education, working together with industry and national laboratories to develop a diverse, capable and effective quantum workforce.