The Chicago Quantum Exchange Expands Quantum Computing to Business and Industry

Chicago Quantum Exchange partners with leading companies to advance research and education

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+  The Chicago Quantum Exchange, a growing intellectual hub for the research and development of quantum technology, has expanded its community to include new industry partners working at the forefront of quantum technology and research. These corporate partners are Boeing, Applied Materials, Inc., ColdQuanta, Inc., HRL Laboratories LLC and Quantum Opus LLC.

“We are very pleased to participate in the Chicago Quantum Exchange,” said Charles Toups, vice president and general manager of Boeing’s Disruptive Computing & Networks organization. “We are looking forward to collaborating with members of the exchange and exploring how to harness discoveries in this rapidly expanding field to bring valuable applications for aerospace.”

+  Chicago Quantum Exchange member institutions will work with corporate partners in a variety of ways. The partnerships could include collaborative research efforts, joint workshops and brainstorming sessions for new research directions, and student internship opportunities to help train the quantum workforce of the future.

+  “These partnerships will help both academia and industry leverage each other’s knowledge at the leading edge of quantum computing, communication and sensing,” said David Awschalom, director of the Chicago Quantum Exchange, the Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago, and an Argonne senior scientist. “Only by expanding our intellectual talents and research capabilities to partner with companies like these can we advance quantum research and continue to train top-notch scientists and engineers.”

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