IBM and Mastercard among partners of €11.1m Irish quantum project

From left: Emanuele Pelucchi and Georgios Fagas in the cryogenic quantum optics laboratory at Tyndall National Institute. Image: Clare Keogh

Some of the biggest names in tech and research have joined forces with the aim of bolstering Ireland’s Quantum Computer efforts. The €11.1m Quantum Computing in Ireland (QCoir) initiative will work on a software platform integrating multiple quantum bit technologies being developed in Ireland.

QCoir partners include Equal1 Labs, IBM, Rockley Photonics, Maynooth University, the Tyndall National Institute, University College Dublin and Mastercard. The project received €7.3m in funding under the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund, a €500m fund established under Project Ireland 2040. (SiliconRepublic)

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