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DOE Releases Quantum Internet R&D Strategy; Dan Brouillette Quoted

Dan Brouillette

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a report on its research and development strategy to ensure compliance with the Trump administration's 2018 National Quantum Initiative Act. DOE said that the report collates the ideas of national laboratories, industry partners and academic entities on establishing a national quantum internet capability.

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NSF, OSTP Invest $75M for Quantum Science R&D Institutes; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has partnered with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to allocate $75 million for the creation of three institutes focused on quantum science research and development. The three centers will also develop training and education programs including online and in-person curricula to support the development of a “quantum-ready U.S. workforce”, the agency noted.

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AFRL, Partners to Launch Global Quantum Competition

AFRL

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) plans to launch a global program through which university-based teams may compete for over $1 million by pitching quantum technologies. The International Quantum U Tech Accelerator competition will have 36 teams propose quantum projects in the areas of timing, information processing, computing, sensing and communications.

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Army Researchers Explore Noise, Security Properties of Quantum Information

Army Research Laboratory

The U.S. Army has discovered a new method to approach quantum information security as parties continue to leverage quantum science for advanced information applications. The service branch said Tuesday it sees quantum paradigms as potential tools to transform, streamline, accelerate and better protect the process through which battlefield information moves.

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Air Force Funds Research Efforts in Quantum Technologies

AFRL

Twenty-three small businesses received $5.25 million in contract funds from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to accelerate research efforts for quantum technologies through the first phase of the Small Business Technology Transfer program. The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has awarded 35 contracts worth $150,000 each during a two-day virtual quantum collider pitch event.

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