Tag Archives: quantum information science

White House Unveils National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies

White House

President Donald Trump on Thursday released a national strategy that outlines ways how the U.S. can protect its competitive edge in artificial intelligence, communication and networking technologies, quantum information science, space, military, energy, semiconductors and other fields.

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Six Companies Join Quantum Economic Development Consortium’s Steering Panel; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

Boeing (NYSE: BA), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Google, ColdQuanta, QC Ware and Zapata Computing signed participation agreements to join the steering committee of a consortium tasked with advancing research in quantum information science and identifying standards, technology and workforce needs to support the emerging QIS-based industry.

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OSTP, DOE Appoint 21 Members to National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

The Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Energy has appointed 21 members of the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee (NQIAC), following President Trump's executive order that established the committee in August 2019, DOE said Friday. Charles Tahan, director of the National Quantum Coordination Office, will co-chair NQIAC with Kathryn Ann Moler, dean of research at Stanford University.

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OSTP, NSF, DOE Announce $1B Investment to Set Up AI, Quantum Research Hubs; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation have announced that they will invest more than $1B to help build 12 research institutes focused on artificial intelligence and quantum information science.

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DOE Earmarks Up to $625M for Quantum Info Science Research Centers; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The Department of Energy will award up to $625M over five years to support the establishment of as many as five centers to advance research in the field of quantum information science. "The National Quantum Initiative launched by the President, including these new research centers, leverages the combined strengths of academia, industry, and DOE laboratories to drive QIS breakthroughs,” said Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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Microsoft, PNNL & UW Team Up to Advance Quantum Capabilities in Pacific Northwest

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2019 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) formed an alliance with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington in an effort to advance multisector research on quantum information science, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday the Northwest Quantum Nexus coalition …

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