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International quantum industry councils formally joining forces for the development of quantum technologies

Published on February 2nd, 2023

January 31, 2023 marked a milestone in the global sphere of quantum with the establishment of the International Council of Quantum Industry Associations, bringing together four associations from across the globe: Quantum Industry Canada (QIC – Canada), the Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C – USA), Quantum Strategic Industry Alliance for Revolution (Q-STAR – Japan), and the European Quantum Industry Consortium (QuIC – Europe).

“We are at the beginning of a global technological revolution. Forming the council and working together promotes equity and reciprocity in the advancement of the international quantum ecosystem. It allows our communities to discuss areas of common interests, such as international standards, intellectual property and access to funding.”

Thierry Botter, Executive Director of the European Quantum Industry Consortium (QuIC).

Find more information here, in the press release of the industry associations.

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