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.Read More »
Jake Taylor, assistant director for quantum information science at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, discussed several developments in the field of quantum computing in 2019 and one of those is the implementation of the National Quantum Initiative Act, Nextgov reported Thursday.Read More »
Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2019 Wash100 award winner, wrote in a commentary published Wednesday on Fortune that Google’s announcement that it proved the theory of “quantum supremacy” using its quantum computer Sycamore demonstrates the efforts of the U.S. innovation ecosystem, which is driven by cooperation between the federal government, private sector and academia.Read More »
China has outpaced the U.S. in regards to producing patents for quantum technology over the past decade and some scientists say the Trump administration has voiced its concern about the number of Chinese students in the U.S. involved in quantum science studies and other sensitive scientific areas, The Washington Post reported Sunday.Read More »
The White House is expected within the coming weeks to introduce an action plan on 5G technology, artificial intelligence and the National Quantum Initiative Act’s "first deliverables,” The Hill reported Wednesday. An administration official told the publication the Trump administration could release such a plan designed to keep the country’s research-and-development leadership in those tech areas.
The House has passed a bill seeking to form a White House-led office to coordinate quantum information science research and development efforts among industry, academia and government entities.Read More »
A Congressional Budget Office report says a proposed House bill that seeks to advance quantum information science and technology research efforts would cost $1.1 billion to implement from fiscal years 2019 through 2023. CBO said Friday it also projects that enacting the National Quantum Initiative Act would not raise net direct spending or …Read More »