Indian, Russian Organizations to Collaborate on Hybrid Quantum Computing

Key take away here is the collaboration between India and Russia on quantum computing. The exchange of cryogenic technology from Russia to India should raise some questions as to what Russia hopes to gain, really. Because Quantum is Coming. Qubit

IIT Alumni Council to build world’s largest, fastest hybrid quantum computer

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+  The Indian Institute of Technology’s Alumni Council has signed an agreement with Lomonosov Moscow State University and Russoft to access and transfer key technologies from Russia to build the world’s largest and fastest hybrid quantum computer in India.

“IIT Alumni Council believes that technology could play a much greater role in solving the nation’s problems and to achieve the mission of Atma Nirbhar Bharat,” said Ravi Sharma, President, IIT Alumni Council. “The agreement with Russia is the first step to aggregate key technologies from leading global players. The next step is to integrate these technologies into a high throughput, high-speed Quantum Computer, interfacing that with smartphones and laptops for distributed computing,” he added.

+  Under the agreement, the Russian state-owned companies will transfer critical modules in cryogenics, cryptography and modularised cloud management technology to IIT Alumni Council. The deal with the companies, which are key Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) owners, are part of the Quantum Mission, the company said in a statement.

+  “The most promising areas for Indo-Russian joint projects with high potential are Information and Communications Technology, space exploration, climate change, quantum technology and data security,” said Valentin Makarov, President of Russoft.

Source:  The Hindu Business Line.  The Hindu Business Line,  IIT Alumni Council to build world’s largest, fastest hybrid quantum computer…

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